Labor

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Supporters and opponents are both citing the coronavirus threat.
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Gig workers are left behind in worker protection legislation for the coronavirus.
Cuomo punted the gig worker debate to a task force, but some want the state to provide relief for gig workers amid the coronavirus pandemic.
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Disruption due to the coronavirus could bring gig workers' classification to the forefront.
Despite concern about gig workers’ risk of exposure, the gig economy debate remains in limbo in Albany.
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Lawmakers are looking into transforming New York's prostitution laws.
New York lawmakers are reevaluating the labor of lust.
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Stakeholders are talking about alternative ways to provide workers benefits and labor protections without going as far as reclassifying independent contractors as employees.
The business community is pushing back on AB5-like legislation in New York. This is what they’re proposing instead.
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Lawmakers are looking to finally get Carlos’ law over the finish line in the upcoming session, a bill that would establish the crime of endangering the welfare of a worker and increase fines on negligent developers.
Will lawmakers boost workers’ rights next session?
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Governor Cuomo shakes hands with MTA construction workers.
The governor started out by bashing labor, but later embraced unions. Where is he heading next?
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Construction workers
Public Advocate Jumaane Williams’ bill is meant to expand opportunities for training.
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The two biggest unions in commercial waste hauling have never gotten along.
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New York City Council members show support for Local 232 union members.
It could limit their influence, but few are openly opposed.
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