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Sex workers push to legalize prostitution in New York

New York state would legalize the buying and selling of sex under a proposal introduced in the state Legislature Monday that would lift criminal penalties for sex work. The bill isn't expected to... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkJun 12th, 2019

Push for marijuana legalization falls flat

A push to legalize recreational marijuana in New York state has fallen flat. The sponsor of the main legalization bill in the state Senate says the bill will not pass before lawmakers adjourn for... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkJun 24th, 2019

Push to legalize recreational marijuana fails

A push to legalize recreational marijuana in New York has failed after state leaders did not reach a consensus on several key details in the final days of the legislative session. Sen. Liz Krueger,... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkJun 24th, 2019

Push to Legalize Recreational Pot in New York and New Jersey Is in the Weeds

If legalized, marijuana sales for the tri-state area—NY, NJ, and .....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneMar 25th, 2019

New Yorker Magazine Employees Push to Unionize

A group of editorial workers is asking senior management to recognize the NewsGuild of New York as its collective-bargaining agent......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjJun 6th, 2018

New York can"t afford to let New Jersey pass retail pot alone

New York state may see potential tax dollars go up in a puff of pot smoke. With New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy leading a fast-track push to legalize recreational marijuana, pot dispensaries could... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkSep 19th, 2018

Oracle continues cloud push with new hires and more data centers

Oracle is continuing its campaign for dominance in the cloud against rivals like Microsoft and Amazon — this time by ramping up hiring. Reuters reports that Redwood City-based Oracle Corp. (NYSE: ORCL) plans to add about 2,000 new workers world.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 8th, 2019

Deadline for sexual harassment prevention training is days away

It’s crunch time for employers around the state. Oct. 9 is the deadline for employers in New York to have conducted sexual harassment training for workers. Rafael Gomez, Lindy Korn and other area attorneys for individuals with sexual harassment cla.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 1st, 2019

Feeling overworked? Houston ranks low on analysis of cities" work-life balance

When it comes to the best cities for work-life balance, Houston ranks near the bottom of a recent analysis. New York-based internet-of-things company Kisi evaluated 40 U.S. cities based on a series of factors related to the amount of time workers dedic.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 29th, 2019

GM Backs Off on Decision to Make Union Pay Workers’ Health Care Costs; Other Issues Unresolved

GM reversed an earlier decision to push health care premium payments for striking workers onto the UAW. The union was not impressed, but negotiations are reportedly continuing......»»

Category: blogSource: 247wallstSep 27th, 2019

GM reverses, will pay for striking union workers" health insurance; major issues remain

General Motors Co said on Thursday it will pay for the health insurance of its striking hourly workers, reversing a decision to push the costs onto the United Auto Workers union as officials on both sides said major issues remain to be resolved......»»

Category: topSource: reutersSep 26th, 2019

GM reverses decision, will pay striking union workers" healthcare coverage

General Motors Co said on Thursday it will pay for the health insurance of its striking hourly workers, reversing a decision to push the costs onto the United Auto Workers union......»»

Category: topSource: reutersSep 26th, 2019

NY Fed: Minimum wage hikes didn"t kill jobs

New York’s rapid increases in the minimum wage have boosted wages for low-income workers without any loss of jobs, the Federal Reserve Bank of New York said on Wednesday. If anything, jobs... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkSep 26th, 2019

The massive GM strike is energizing a new push among auto workers in the South that could shake up the industry

Rebecca Cook/Reuters SPRING HILL, Tennessee — "The tide is changing. You can feel it," says union activist and sheet-metal worke.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderSep 25th, 2019

UPS to add hundreds of holiday jobs in Orlando

Orlando will be one of several markets where United Parcel Services Inc. will ramp up hiring as we head into the holiday season. The Atlanta-based firm (NYSE: UPS) will hire 1,000 seasonal workers in Central Florida as part of a nationwide push for mo.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 18th, 2019

Fed jumps into markets to push down rates, a first since 2008

The Federal Reserve Bank of New York announced Tuesday that it would conduct its first major repurchase market operation since the Fed changed its policy-setting approach during the Great Recession......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 18th, 2019

Labor groups press New York to protect app-based workers

Gov. Andrew Cuomo is pushing to enact a statewide ban on the sale of flavored e-cigarettes amid connected to vaping, especially . The Democrat announced Sunday that the state health commissioner... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkSep 17th, 2019

From California to New York, states are raising minimum wages in 2019 for 17 million workers

Workers in as many as 22 states, including California and New York, plus the District of Columbia will get h.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodaySep 16th, 2019

Appeals court revives suit against Trump over business ties

A federal appeals court in New York has restored a lawsuit by restaurant workers, a hotel event booker and a watchdog who say President Donald Trump has that violate the Constitution. The lawsuit... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkSep 16th, 2019

Workers want to see the light when it comes to office wellness

Future Workplace, a New York-based research firm preparing leaders for workplace disruptions, and View, a technology company creating smart and connected buildings, announced the results of a.....»»

Category: realestateSource: realestateweeklySep 11th, 2019

Chipotle stock tumbles after New York City sues for violating labor law

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio's adminstration is suing Chipotle Mexican Grill for violating a city labor law that requires predictable schedules for fast-food workers......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralSep 10th, 2019