City of Workers, City of Struggle at the Museum of the City of New York tracks the evolution of the labor movement as an unpredictable passage of pitfalls and switchbacks.
After more than a year of negotiations, licensed HVAC assistant maintenance workers will receive $35 per hour while the annual salaries for new hires will jump from $45,760 to $72,800.
More than 90 workers will join Local 30, a union that includes installers and maintenance workers at New York’s MoMA PS1.
Local 30 union members gathered at the entrance of MoMA PS1 in Queens after “strained” contract renegotiations. Workers say they are paid significantly less than their counterparts at MoMA in Manhattan.
The parties settled on a five-year contract, ratified by a 96% margin, in which employee health benefits, salary raises, and chances for upward mobility in the MoMA ranks were put forth.
As workers at one of the world’s most prestigious museums prepare for contract negotiations this week, dozens of workers participated in a museum-wide walkout.
About 100 MoMA workers and their supporters rallied outside the Museum as donors and trustees arrived to draw attention to ongoing contract negotiations that are currently at an impasse.
Two poets, veterans of university unionization campaigns, chart the growing crisis of the new intellectual working class
The protest, organized by Independent Workers Union of Great Britain, targeted financial firm Ernst & Young, a major sponsor of shows at Tate.
The Department’s February 2016 suit outlined 15 violations, from discriminatory hiring practices to racially segregated bathrooms, at B&H Photo’s warehouse in the Brooklyn Navy Yard.
The demonstrators claim that Bill de Blasio’s administration is complicit in the electronics retailer’s effort to move over 300 jobs out of the city.
More than 200 warehouse employees have gone on strike, accusing the electronics company of union busting, while dozens of people demonstrated outside the Manhattan B&H store this morning.