Tom Suozzi: Your Candidate for NY Governor – A Common-Sense Democrat Who Gets Things Done

Tom Suozzi: Your Candidate for NY Governor – A Common-Sense Democrat Who Gets Things Done

IQ Inc, the publisher of Caribbean American Weekly, The Immigrant’s Journal, and Workers World Today and producer of multicultural radio programs, is proud to endorse Congressman Tom Suozzi and his running mate Diana Reyna, former Councilmember and Deputy Borough President for four years under the Eric Adams Administration, for Governor and Lieutenant Governor of New […]

Support Nail Salon Workers and the New York Healthy Nail Salons Coalition

Support Nail Salon Workers and the New York Healthy Nail Salons Coalition

Nail salon technicians experience harrowing conditions on the job: labor rights violations at their workplace, wage theft, health and safety concerns which have worsened during the COVID-19 pandemic. With no proper ventilation and little personal protective equipment, nail salon workers are risking their lives to barely earn a minimum wage. Now, nail salon workers are […]

Why So Many Unions Oppose Vaccine Mandates – Even When They Actually Support Them

Why So Many Unions Oppose Vaccine Mandates – Even When They Actually Support Them

By Jeffrey Hirsch, The Conversation From the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, labor unions have been among the strongest advocates for workplace safety measures. So it came as a surprise to many that some unions have resisted the imposition of vaccine mandates, ranging in sentiment from cautious to outright hostile. Their reactions can seem confusing […]

N.Y. Legal Unions Blast Housing Court Reopening Plan in Letter

N.Y. Legal Unions Blast Housing Court Reopening Plan in Letter

By Chinekwu Osakwe, Reuters (Reuters) – The Legal Services Staff Association, along with several other organizations that represent attorneys and courthouse personnel, have released a letter to the New York State Office of Court Administration urging it to nix its resumption of in-person housing court appearances. The letter has so far been signed by four […]

Will the Blue-collar Candidate be a Pro-Labor Mayor?

Eric Adams attracts new support from unions as New York City’s likely next mayor.

Will the Blue-collar Candidate be a Pro-Labor Mayor?

New York City mayoral democratic nominee Eric Adams speaks to relatives of the victims September 2, 2021 in New York City. (Shutterstock) By Jeff Coltin, City and State NY The way Eric Adams talks, you’d think his expected election as the next mayor of New York City would be the biggest win for labor unions […]

Amazon Versus Unions

Amazon Versus Unions

By David Leonhardt, NY Times A labor union’s effort to organize about 5,800 Amazon workers in Bessemer, Ala., has turned into a national story. The workers are now voting whether to join the union, in an election that runs through March 29. I asked Noam Scheiber, who covers workplace issues for The Times, to explain what’s going […]

Let’s Get Out the Vote – Join a Union Phonebank

Let’s Get Out the Vote – Join a Union Phonebank

With only 20 days until Election Day, the NYC Central Labor Council is conducting phone banks twice weekly to support the Labor 2020 program. Visit https://bit.ly/LaborVotes to sign up for shifts today! #NYCLaborVotes! Join with our Union brothers and sisters across the five boroughs to encourage other union members to vote in the upcoming election.