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May 19, 2016, 11:12 ET Con Edison Subcontracted Workers Authorize Strike

Workers at Allstate Power Vac – a Con Edison contractor – announced today that they have voted unanimously to authorize a strike, as...


Nov 20, 2015, 12:49 ET Teamsters Join With Business, Community To Host Sunset Park Job Fair

Sunset Park is home to some of the last sections of working waterfront in the city, and a job fair held Tuesday night aims to employ neighborhood...


Nov 10, 2015, 13:55 ET Allstate Power Vac Workers Join Teamsters

On Monday, November 9, employees at Allstate Power Vac, Inc. in New York City voted by an overwhelming margin of nearly 98 percent to join...


Jan 21, 2015, 13:28 ET Hunts Point Teamsters Vote To Ratify Contract, Call For City Investment

Workers at Hunts Point Market voted to approve a new, three-year contract today, with 97 percent of workers voting "yes." The 1,300 workers,...


Jan 17, 2015, 18:06 ET Teamsters Reach Tentative Contract Deal at Hunts Point

Teamsters Local 202 announced this afternoon that it had reached a tentative contract agreement with Hunts Point Market. The union's 1,300 members...


Jan 15, 2015, 20:07 ET Hunts Point Workers Postpone Strike Until Sunday at Request of Federal Mediator

Teamsters Local 202 has postponed its strike at Hunts Point Market until 4PM Sunday, at the request of the Acting Director of the Federal Mediation...


Jan 14, 2015, 11:13 ET Hunts Point Market Teamsters Authorize Strike, Demand Fair Wages For Bronx Families

The members of Teamsters Local 202 at Hunts Point Market voted overwhelmingly to authorize a strike yesterday.  The workers operate the South...


Sep 03, 2014, 19:30 ET Horse-Drawn Victor dE Souza Runway Show Starts Fashion Week Off Running

 Two of the city's most treasured traditions united this evening as Fashion Week and New York's horse-drawn carriages joined together to debut...


Jan 11, 2014, 07:00 ET Teamsters Joint Council 16 Applauds Governor Cuomo's Signing of New York State Commercial Goods Industry Fair Play Act

Gov. Cuomo Enacts Most Comprehensive Legislation in Country to Combat Worker Misclassification Today, Teamsters Joint Council 16 expressed...


Jan 10, 2014, 21:38 ET Teamsters Joint Council 16 Applauds Governor Cuomo's Signing of New York State Commercial Goods Industry Fair Play Act

Gov. Cuomo Enacts Most Comprehensive Legislation in Country to Combat Worker Misclassification Today, Teamsters Joint Council 16 expressed...


Apr 17, 2013, 15:11 ET "City Hall Don't Frieze Out New Yorkers"

ELECTED OFFICIALS AND LABOR LEADERS CALL UPON CITY HALL TO CHANGE PARKS PERMITTING BECAUSE OF ROGUE ART SHOW Leaders of the City's top...