Tuesday, April 22, 2014
By Kate Hinds
There's an offer on the table in the labor dispute between New York's MTA and the Long Island Rail Road workers unions.
Thursday, March 27, 2014
Watch the archived webcast of the 2014 winners of the Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions in The Greene Space at WQXR.
Monday, February 24, 2014
By Brigid Bergin : Reporter
To get a labor deal, Mayor Bill De Blasio also has to negotiate his way through a process that requires separate talks on wages, health care and retirement benefits. Oh, and on that last one, the pensions? He doesn't even have a seat at the table.
Monday, February 17, 2014
In Tennessee, a vote was held over the weekend that many believe could be a nail in the coffin for organized labor. Workers at Volkswagen’s Chattanooga plant voted against joining the United Auto Workers union—the move was opposed every step of the way by the state's governor and other members of the GOP. Kristin Dziczek, director of the Industry & Labor Group at the Center for Automotive Research, joins The Takeaway to describe why this vote caused such a fight. Andy Berke, the Mayor of Chattanooga, also weighs in.
Wednesday, November 20, 2013
Thursday, October 03, 2013
By Annmarie Fertoli : Associate Producer at WNYC
Carnegie Hall is moving forward with its concert Thursday night, after canceling Wednesday's opening night gala due to a stagehand strike.
Wednesday, October 02, 2013
By Yasmeen Khan
Government watchdog groups are questioning why a political action committee run by the United Federation of Teachers gave money to a consulting firm that does not seem to exist, during a mayor's race in which the union aimed to play a kingmaker role.
Tuesday, June 25, 2013
With no solution in sight to a wage impasse, labor unions representing the Bay Area's commuter rail system are voting Tuesday whether to authorize a strike.
Tuesday, May 28, 2013
By Stephen Nessen : Reporter, WNYC News
New York's highest court is hearing arguments Tuesday about whether Starbucks baristas must share their tips with shift supervisors and assistant managers.
Wednesday, February 20, 2013
By Charis Conn
This dramatic live broadcast from 1939 is a seminal moment in American jurisprudence and political history: the pardon of Tom Mooney, a tireless labor activist wrongly condemned to death in 1917 for a fatal bombing, after he served 22 years in prison.
Friday, February 08, 2013