The debate, held at the Borough of Manhattan Community College, drew not only workers who are members of unions but people impacted by the economic crisis in many different ways.
NEW YORK - After more than a decade of Mayor Michael Bloomberg's corporate restructuring of public education, a coalition of community groups hit the streets to ask New Yorkers, especially parents, what their priorities really were.
NEW YORK - It was a standing room only audience rejoicing at the wonderful program of song, poetry and inspiring speeches at the "We're Not Going Back" Black History event at Unity Center here.
A Black Hisotry Month celebration in New York City, Feb 24, 2012 featuring Jarvis Tyner, Amiri Baraka, Pearl Granat, and Chris Owens among others. Will be streamed live!
Attacks have no basis in financial fact, President Harold Schaitberger says. They're part of a larger Wall Street scheme to get its hands on workers' pension money nationwide, he believes.
While this important anti-discrimination measure passed overwhelmingly in the city council by a 44-4 vote, opposition continues from employers and their advocates.
A federal judge has found the NYPD policy of "stop and frisk" unconstitutional.
One million New Yorkers can't take a day off when they're sick. A bill would make sure they earn paid sick days and would prevent workers from losing their jobs just because they or their children get sick.
Public health professionals are working to save hundreds of jobs and preserve community services here at a state university-run medical center, the fourth largest employer in the borough
New York State assemblyman Vito J. Lopez has been censured for substantiated accusations of sexual harassment of two women who worked in his district office. Lopez has denied the charges.