Author: Steve Wishnia
NEW YORK, N.Y.— New York City’s health-care system is on the verge of collapse, nurses warned at a rally outside Jacobi Hospital in the Bronx
WASHINGTON— The case could have been called OSHA v. COVID — and the Supreme Court ruled in favor of COVID. On Jan. 13, the Court
BUFFALO, N.Y.—New York State’s safe-staffing minimums for nursing homes, enacted last year, were supposed to go into effect Jan. 1, but were postponed until Jan.
WASHINGTON—With the federal “emergency temporary standard” for COVID-19 workplace safety scheduled to begin on Jan. 10, the Supreme Court heard oral arguments January 7 on
WORCESTER, Mass.—Nurses at St. Vincent Hospital in Worcester voted almost unanimously Jan. 3 to ratify a contract and end their 301-day strike. The vote was
NEW YORK, N.Y.—Barrie Smith, president of 100 Black Construction Workers, stands on a South Bronx street corner with the group’s political-action director, Anthony Williamson, below
NEW YORK, N.Y.—Sporting sparkly party hats and lifting empty plastic champagne glasses, about 50 retired city workers gathered on the stone steps of Brooklyn Borough
Massachusetts Nurses Reach Tentative Deal to End 9 1/2 Month Strike; Pact Contains ‘Back to Work’ Provision
WORCESTER, Mass.—Nurses at St. Vincent Hospital have reached a tentative contract agreement that would end their nine-and-a-half-month strike, the Massachusetts Nurses Association [MNA] announced Dec.
WASHINGTON—The nine-month-old strike at Warrior Met Coal in Brookwood, Alabama happened “because of the conditions that private equity created,” AFLCIO president Liz Shuler said at