The Transport Workers "will do everything possible" to vigorously protect 23,400 members who work for American Airlines and its American Eagle subsidiary as the carrier goes through bankruptcy, officials say.
The National Nurses Union led a coalition of U.S. unions that demonstrated in six cities on Nov. 30 to back British public workers, who staged a one-day strike.
Despite low voter turnout, Chris Eaton polled a majority in each of the district's 22 precincts, earning at least 53 percent in every precinct. She won 60 percent or more in 13 precincts.
New York City Opera, one of the city's cultural treasures, stood at a crossroads this week, after contract talks broke down Nov. 30 between management and its two main unions.