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Study: Construction, Public Jobs Drive Rise in New York City Union Density

NEW YORK –Increasing employment in construction and already high density in education and public service jobs drove a rise in New York City union density in the last year and a half, reversing seven years of declines, a new study reveals. The City University of New York Graduate Center reports 24 percent of all workers within the city’s five boroughs […]

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Op-Ed: New York’s Tale of Two Cities Extends to America

By Teresa Albano Editor, People’s World               NEW YORK –During his Jan. 1 inauguration speech New York City’s new mayor, Bill de Blasio, pledged to take “dead aim” at the Big Apple’s obscene wealth gap.  He had called it a “tale of two cities” throughout his campaign, yet reaffirmed in his speech that ending the “economic and social inequalities that threaten to unravel […]

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