A union sued National Grid Plc in Brooklyn, New York, federal court, alleging the utility failed to pay overtime wages to workers putting in 60- to 80-hour work- weeks repairing damage from Hurricane Sandy.
Wall Street protesters arrested in a march across the Brooklyn Bridge sued New York City, Mayor Michael Bloomberg and Police Commissioner Raymond Kelly for allegedly violating their constitutional rights.
New York police may require unionized bus drivers to transport protesters arrested during anti-Wall Street demonstrations, a federal judge ruled, denying a request for a temporary injunction while their union sues the city.
General Motors Co. and Chrysler Group LLC, bailed out by the U.S. in 2009, negotiated today with the United Auto Workers for four-year labor deals after failing to meet a deadline yesterday to reach new accords.
Police should be barred from forcing New York transit workers to abandon their routes and transport anti-Wall Street demonstrators arrested for disorderly conduct, an employees’ union told a federal judge.
General Motors Co. will move to entice electricians and its other highest-paid U.S. hourly workers to retire so it can hire lower-wage replacements through a four-year labor agreement with the United Auto Workers.
In his speech accepting the Republican vice presidential nomination Aug. 29, Representative Paul D. Ryan of Wisconsin attacked President Barack Obama over the closing of a General Motors Co. factory in Ryan’s hometown. The only rub is that the factory stopped making GM vehicles while George W. Bush was still president.
Current and former board members of the East Ramapo Central School District in New York’s Rockland County were accused by parents in a lawsuit of taking money away from public education in favor of Jewish institutions.