Over the past few holiday seasons, New York City has seen an increase in the number of pop-up shops and marketplaces due to not only the experience they offer, which has become increasingly important, but also the bigger factors at work in the economy such as the rise of rent […]
PSC Union President Barbara Bowen leads CUNY faculty and staff at a protest last Thursday as they call for an end to the contract dispute that has left them without raises for six years. By Andrew Caringi PSC Union President Barbara Bowen will have to wait to resolve […]
A recent surge in city construction and an extended period without leadership has left New York City’s Department of Building stretched across a multitude of duties and potentially undermanned. At a Crain’s Business Breakfast Forum on Tuesday, DOB Commissioner Rick Chandler eluded to new duties that were monopolizing his deputy […]
Activists led chants for a $15-per-hour minimum wage from a step-ladder podium in Herald Square last Thursday. Three dozen Occupy demonstrators and local union members spoke up as passersby took leaflets or paused to listen.