Workers at Bloomingdale's flagship location on 59th Street rallied outside the store Wednesday, asking why the company's strong profits are not translating into better compensation for its workers.
Contributions from the hedge funds in federal campaigns leapt from only $2.4 million in 2000 to $19 million in 2008. here's a look at the top 10 hedge funds donating to New York politics.
“Everyone in political universe understands what candidate means when they say 'suspending,'” says a lawyer who specializes in campaign finance and election law. “People understand ending the campaign doesn’t mean you can walk away from debts."
New York City's already an expensive place to live — and it's only getting more expensive, especially if you are renting in Manhattan.
New York is in the midst of a TV and film production boom. The Mayor’s Office of Media and Entertainment reports there are 13 TV pilots in development in the city so far this spring. That's on top of a record 23 series that were filmed in New York last year.
Workers at the legendary Strand Bookstore near Union Square voted down a new employment contract Thursday that had been proposed by the store’s owners.
Retailers will likely get an extra boost this weekend with Passover and Easter holidays overlapping, according to an industry expert.
Electronics manufacturers are required by law to take back their products for recycling when consumers are done with them. But figuring out how to turn a product over for recycling – and how to get it there – is the job of the consumer.
The owners and workers of the legendary Strand Bookstore are in a contract dispute, tussling over the implementation of a two-tier wage system, employee’s healthcare contributions and other benefits.
Private employers in New York City hired more than 65,000 workers from February 2011 to February 2012 according to the New York State Department of Labor. New figures released on Thursday also showed that during the same period, private companies in the state added over 138,000 jobs.
Bank of America will allow a limited number of distressed or underwater homeowners in New York State to become renters of their own properties.
The Senate is debating a bill this week that would make it easier for small, privately-held companies to go public, as part of a package of legislation to promote economic growth called the JOBS Act.
A Goldman Sachs employee marked his final day of work on by publicly ripping the bank for prioritizing profits over clients.
New York City experienced record-breaking job growth in January. Employers added 31,200 jobs — the highest one month gain in the last 23 years — according to analysis of New York State Labor Department by the real estate firm Eastern Consolidated.
The average Wall Street employee took home a cash bonus of just over $120,000 last year, down 13 percent from 2010, according to an estimate released Wednesday by State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli.
A federal judge in Manhattan has ruled that a lawsuit against Goldman Sachs may proceed as a class action.
The Nuclear Regulatory Commission announced Wednesday that nuclear reactors in parts of the United States might be more vulnerable to earthquakes than previously thought.
For 14 years, Peter Manuel has been a subway train conductor, making announcements in a deep baritone on nearly every route in the city.
Right now, under our feet, below the streets we walk on, workers are building the tunnels that bring the city water, take away our sewage and even move us around. Most of the action these days is happening under 2nd Avenue where the sandhogs, as the construction workers are called, are building the new subway line due to open in 2016. In the ongoing series Working New York, WNYC goes underground to see them on the job.
It's an iconic part of the New York skyline, those wooden water towers that top the roofs of most buildings. In the ongoing series Working New York, WNYC takes a look at one man who builds and maintains those tanks that keep the water flowing for New York City's residents.