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NYC Pension Funds Put Starbucks on Notice

New York, NY – The New York City Pension Funds have filed a shareholder proposal that calls for an independent, third-party assessment of Starbucks’ (SBUX) adherence to workers’ freedom of

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EMT Critically Injured in Hit and Run

Staten Island, NY- On September 15, 2022, an off-duty EMT suffered life-changing injuries after being struck by a vehicle while exiting her car in the New Dorp section of Staten

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Teamsters-UNITEHERE Alliance to Protect Pensions

Washington, D.C.- In response to private equity’s growing encroachment into the retirement services industry – the International Brotherhood of Teamsters and  UNITE HERE have announced an alliance to strengthen the

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NYC New Shelters Needed for Immigrants  

New York, NY – New York City Mayor Eric Adams has announced an emergency procurement declaration to rapidly procure shelter and other services for people seeking asylum in New York City.   “New York is

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CHIPS Act: Creating Jobs for American Workers

The Communications Workers of America (CWA), which represents workers at the only unionized semiconductor fabrication plant in the U.S., celebrated the passage of the Creating Helpful Incentives to Produce Semiconductors

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Maximus Workers Organizing with CWA

Washington DC – Workers at Maximus CMS call centers are organizing to form a union with CWA. Employees at two of Maximus’ largest call centers went on their first-ever strike on

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