In a meeting at Cooper Union last night, Village Voice employees unanimously voted to give their union negotiating committee the right to call for a strike vote during contract negotiations, which reconvene today after a break. Their contract expires at the end of the month.
Strike authorization is a bargaining chip for the committee (which Read More
City Council members joined labor leaders on the steps of City Hall this morning to condemn what they called concerted attacks on unions in Wisconsin.
Standing before a raucous crowd of union employees, speakers equated moves to diminish collective bargaining rights with an assault on the middle class and charged that such measures were motivated Read More
Union bigs Bruce Raynor and Peter Ward really, really, really don’t like each other.
Their mutual distaste spilled into the pages of The New York Times on Monday morning, with a report that Mr. Raynor’s Sidney Hillman Foundation has decided to relocate its annual journalism award dinner from the Hudson Theater at West 44th Read More