November 02, 2011 at 10:46 am
Denis Hughes, the powerful president of the New York AFL-CIO that serves 2.5 million union members, has told multiple associates he is not planning to run for re-election.
November 02, 2011 at 4:00 am
A new report shows that the growth of retail chains in New York City has slowed for the first time in recent memory. How can independent businesses deploy their strengths and seize the day?
November 01, 2011 at 10:11 am
Pension reforms proposed last week by Mayor Bloomberg and Comptroller John Liu could run into challenges from representatives of the very workers they are supposed to benefit.
City Hall News reports.
October 20, 2011 at 3:03 am
Occupy protesters are calling on the Whitney Biennial to end its association with Sotheby’s, the auction house that has locked out its art handlers since August.
October 18, 2011 at 12:53 pm
Improving Occupy Wall Street’s accounting will help increase transparency and accountability for donors, an issue that several potential donors have complained about on the movement’s blog.
City Limits reports.
October 17, 2011 at 2:30 pm
Not only do they sell incredibly delicious baked goods, they also employ and train women from low-income and immigrant backgrounds.
October 13, 2011 at 5:11 pm
MetroFocus looks at what politicians had to say when the Occupy Wall Street movement started nearly three months ago, and what they’re saying now.
October 11, 2011 at 9:52 am
Bank bailouts have fueled the fire of Occupy Wall Street protesters but a new report anticipates lower profit margins, rampant job loss and fewer sky-high bonuses for Wall Street’s workforce.
October 06, 2011 at 1:24 pm
On Oct. 5, about 15,000 people and 15 unions marched together in Lower Manhattan. At night, the scene turned ugly, as police used pepper spray and batons on the protesters.