Despite heavy lobbying by the company, workers at the facility voted by a wide margin for a union. It was seen as a rebuke of the company’s treatment of its employees.
Lawmakers have passed legislation granting benefits and protections, but allowing Lyft and Uber to continue to treat drivers as contractors.
Workers at the e-commerce giant overwhelmingly voted down a union last year, but labor regulators threw out the result citing company misconduct.
Sean O’Brien scored a decisive victory among union members after criticizing the current leadership as too timid in UPS talks and Amazon organizing.
The supply-chain crisis has opened a rare opportunity for them to agitate for a better life.
Six workers at Hunts Point Market died from Covid, and hundreds fell ill. They say they deserve higher wages after risking their health to supply the city with food.
The policy change comes amid a growing national movement to ban racial discrimination based on people’s natural hairstyle.
TV shows like “The Bold and the Beautiful,” “Riverdale” and “The L Word: Generation Q” are trying to figure out how to responsibly film physical intimacy in the time of coronavirus.
Essential workers in the pandemic, truck drivers are moving the groceries and supplies New York needs to weather the crisis.