New Study Shows That Union Erosion Contributed To Disproportionately Low-Wage Job Growth

Ten years after the Great Recession of 2008, employment has rebounded in New York City and New York state (the unemployment rate was 4.0% for the state in July 2019). Continue Reading →

Op-Ed: Albany Deserves The Facts, NY’s Construction Unions Must Release Their Diversity Data

By Reverends Reggie Bachus, Clinton Miller and Kahli Mootoo

Despite union leaders claiming they are “religious about diversity,” the 32 New York construction unions have kept us in the dark about their diversity data. Continue Reading →

Protest Supports Laundry Workers At TYS Laundromat In East Harlem On May Day

By Mary Owen

Chanting “Pay the workers what you owe them, wage theft is a crime,” more than 60 activists turned out on May Day for a protest at TYS Laundromat in East Harlem to support Laundry Workers Center members. Continue Reading →

Members Of The NY State Nurses Association Ratify New Contracts With Hospitals

Members of the New York State Nurses Association announced today the ratification of a four-year agreement with Mount Sinai, Montefiore, and New York-Presbyterian hospitals systems. Continue Reading →

NMIC Union Opportunities In Healthcare Uptown

NMIC is holding an open house for upper Manhattan residents to explore positions in healthcare with SEIU/1199. Continue Reading →

Clergy From Harlem To Hollis Call For Public Hearings On NYC Real Estate Trade At Black Caucus

An ecumenical non-profit, comprised of mostly African-American pastors from Harlem to Hollis, is calling on the State Legislature to hold a public hearing to address the lack of diversity in the city’s construction and development industry. Continue Reading →

SEIU/1199 Union Opportunities In Healthcare In Harlem

NMIC is holding an open house for Harlem and upper Manhattan residents to explore positions in healthcare with SEIU/1199. Continue Reading →

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