Tenants united in Albany: Housing is a Human Right!

JANUARY 23, 2020 | BY CAMERON ORR ALBANY — On Thursday, January 9th, tenants across New York State united in Albany to demand the right to housing. This was the first statewide action taken by members of the Housing Justice for All coalition since the launch of the campaign for a #NYHomesGuarantee.  Tenant activists rode…

McDonalds And Trump Win Another Battle With Workers

In another victory for the Trump Administration and McDonald’s, the National Labor Relations Board ruled in mid-December that the parent corporation is not responsible for the treatment or the conditions of workers in any of their thousands of franchises around the country.

AMC Nurses Receive Support From Albany Co. Legislature & City Council

On the evening of Dec. 16, 2019, both the Albany County Legislature and the City of Albany Common Council took action in support of nurses at Albany Medical Center who are attempting to get a collective bargaining agreement with the hospital.

The Albany Med nurses who are represented by the New York State Nurses Association (NYSNA) have been negotiating for a contract for over a year.

Triangle Fire Memorial Coalition hosts NYC fundraiser to finish monument

November 18, 2019 10:21 AM CST  BY PAI Reprinted from PeoplesWorld.org NEW YORK (PAI)—One of the rare pro-worker memorials in the U.S. is underway, but it needs a little more money for completion. And that led the Remember the Triangle Fire Memorial Coalition, in conjunction with the New York Central Labor Council and many unions in and around…