The office has been seen as a political springboard, although not all of its occupants have successfully secured higher office after serving.
By Gloria Pazmino and Rosa Goldensohn (Politico.com) City Council members plan to introduce legislation this week to eliminate the public advocate’s office, likely setting up a fight with at least a dozen Democrats who are seeking to run for the post by the end of this year. The legislation is being sponsored Council Member Kalman […]
If you like the idea of being a Notary to make additional income, becoming a Notary Signing Agent (NSA) is right up your alley.
By Chamber Coalition (Chambercoalition.org) Want to enhance your resume? Why not become a Notary Public. Most employers expect their paralegals to be notaries and trust they know what they are doing! Being a Notary Public is definitely an asset. According to the National Notary Association, here are the top five reasons why you should consider becoming a Notary […]
In New York’s metropolitan regions, it is worse than the national average of 62% of jobs not supporting a middle-class life: New York City, 67%; Nassau/Suffolk, 76%; Albany, 63%; Syracuse, 64%; Utica, 66%; Binghamton, 68%; Rochester, 64%; and Buffalo, 63%.
The mounting climate crisis is an existential threat that should concern us all. But millions of working-class New Yorkers are in crisis every day struggling to pay their bills and stay in their homes. New York is the most unequal state in the nation. The top 1% took home 12% of all income in 1980. […]
Every unionized worker’s federal rights to union representation during a management investigation.
By Local 372 (NYC Board of Education Union) Did you know you have Weingarten Rights and only YOU can invoke them? What are Weingarten Rights? These are every unionized worker’s federal rights to union representation during a management investigation. What do they mean? It means that if a manager/supervisor is questioning you about anything that […]
Suspected persons with measles should be reported immediately to the Health Department.
NEW YORK CITY DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND MENTAL HYGIENE (Oxiris Barbot, MD, Acting Commissioner) FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Friday, November 2, 2018 (347) 396-4177 HEALTH DEPARTMENT REPORTS ELEVEN NEW CASES OF MEASLES IN BROOKLYN’S ORTHODOX JEWISH COMMUNITY, URGES ON TIME VACCINATION FOR ALL CHILDREN, ESPECIALLY BEFORE TRAVELING TO ISRAEL AND OTHER COUNTRIES EXPERIENCING MEASLES OUTBREAKS. There […]
“In 2018 alone, police have shot and killed 64 people with mental health disabilities.” - American Civil Liberties Union
BROOKLYN, N.Y. (Workers World Today) – New York is made up of diverse communities and along with them comes a line of defense. To speak about what the New York Police Department (NYPD) expects of their officers, the agency has put together a mission statement. According to the city’s official website, the department’s mission […]
“Several recent clinical studies have demonstrated that combination of THC and CBD can be an effective therapeutic option for patients with neuropathic pain and other types of chronic pain.” - The Journal of Experimental Medicine
BROOKLYN, N.Y. (Workers World Today) – Multiple studies have shown that cannabis has various health benefits, including benefits for our physical and mental health. As the recreational use of cannabis is being legalized in various States, interest in its usage as well as research for its benefits have increased. CBD or Cannabidiol is derived from […]
The Department of Consumer Affairs (DCA) Office of Labor Policy & Standards is NYC's central resource for workers. To contact DCA: Call 311 (212-NEW-YORK outside NYC) or email: OLPS@dca.nyc.gov.
Workers in NYC have rights regardless of immigration status. Workers World TodayThe Workers World Today is a free publication that empowers all workers, regardless of their social or political affiliations. Distributed throughout New York City, our paper has a mission to educate workers and provide them with relevant information pertinent to the workforce […]
The annual celebration of the Power Labor 50, hosted by the City & State Multimedia News Organization and the New York City Central Labor Council
Brooklyn (Workers World Today) — September 6 was the date of the annual celebration of the Power Labor 50, hosted by the City & State Multimedia News Organization and the New York City Central Labor Council. This event, where politicians and union members met for a night of networking, boasted the year’s top contenders in […]
Amazon just recently became a trillion-dollar company. The issue here is that the parent company of Whole Foods Market keeps on expanding but unfortunately for the employees, they are experiencing very little advantage from it. Workers complain that they are living paycheck to paycheck and this is simply not enough.
Brooklyn (Workers World Today) — Earlier this month, employees at Whole Foods Market made an effort to unionize. The announcement came on Sept. 6 as workers of the company started a mass email thread they sent to nearly all store-level employees in each of the 490 stores owned and operated by the supermarket chain. The […]