The workers launched their union drive after the Manhattan institution eliminated their pension plans.
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Hispanic Society Staff Picket Board Chair’s Manhattan Home
The small group of around 20 employees went on strike on March 27 and has not been paid since.
NYC Hispanic Society Workers to Strike Indefinitely
One worker said the museum’s “skeletal” workforce bars the institution from functioning to its potential.
Petition Asks Hispanic Society to Disavow Racist Comments Made by Madrid Leader
In the museum’s galleries two weeks ago, conservative politician Isabel Díaz Ayuso denounced narratives that center Indigenous experiences and called for a “defense of real history.”
At New York’s Hispanic Society, Leader of Madrid Laments Indigenous Movement as an “Attack Against Spain”
The Museum, in the heart of one of New York City’s predominantly Latino neighborhoods, opened its doors for right-wing Madrid leader Isabel Díaz Ayuso on Monday.
Just in Time for Passover: 6 Questions for Met Museum Curators About Medieval Hebrew Manuscripts
Two medieval Hebrew manuscripts have gone on view at the Metropolitan Museum of Art to coincide with the beginning of Passover (sundown today, Monday, April 14).