Service workers avoid strike


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The ball in Times Square may have dropped, but the bargaining unit representing the 32BJ Union did not drop the ball on worker contract negotiations. After several days of meetings between the union and the Realty Advisory Board, the two groups came to a consensus — improving the contracts for over 22,000 citywide service workers […]

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Workers rally for lost jobs


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Twelve custodians working in the Queens headquarters of the Department of Education (DOE) were recently laid off without proper notice, said the union representing them. On Wednesday, October 15, the workers gathered in front of the building, at 44-36 Vernon Boulevard, in Long Island City, to say they want their jobs back. The company that […]

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