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Category: New York

On the Frontlines of the Fight For $15

February 26, 2016 Reprinted: http://www.1199seiu.org Staten Island, NY – Homecare members of 1199SEIU flexed their political muscles last year, as they took part in major actions against the growing inequality

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Time To Care For The Caregivers!

February 19, 2016 By Joe Maniscalco New York, NY – Advocates for poorly-paid home health aides are challenging Albany lawmakers this week to make sure that caring for the state’s

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NYC Court Clerks Sound The Alarm

February 17, 2016 By Joe Maniscalco  Brooklyn, NY – The U.S. Supreme Court may be getting all the headlines this week, but there are courthouses throughout the City of New

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Outraged Uber Drivers Strike

February 2, 2016 By Steven Wishnia New York, NY — The message arrived on Uber drivers’ smartphones at 8:06 a.m. on Friday, Jan 29: “This is a reminder that starting

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A Glimpse at How and Why We Work

January 19, 2016 By Bill Hohlfeld A Review of: Working Stories –  Essays by Reflective Practitioners, Ed Murphy, Editor Albany, NY. When we hear the word “work,” each of us

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Cuomo’s ‘Slap In the Face’

January 6, 2016 By Joe Maniscalco New York, NY – Governor Andrew Cuomo’s “two-track” strategy to establish a $15 an hour minimum wage now includes roughly 30,000 SUNY workers —

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