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Workers Say REI’s New Union-Busting Law Firm Lacks the Co-Operative Spirit

REI SoHo labor organizers told Hell Gate they see corporate's decision to hire union-busting Morgan Lewis as an act of desperation.

August 9, 2023

Is ‘The Book of Hov’ Really for Anyone but Jay-Z?

The Brooklyn Public Library exhibition glorifies Jay-Z and advertises his products—but we’re being told it’s for the people.

NYC’s UPS Workers Are Ready to Strike

"You're making like $200 a week, maybe $300 if you're lucky. It's impossible to live off of what they're paying."

July 15, 2023

Actors Join the Writers on the Picket Line: ‘I Don’t Want to Be Replaced by Artificial Intelligence’

A roiling hot summer of labor action has basically shut down the entertainment industry.

July 14, 2023

When Will the City Council Stand Up to Eric Adams? 

A budget vote, veto, and primary election all collide during a humid week in New York City.

On the Picket Line With TV Writers Outside Disney’s Money Pitch

At the WGA picket line, even staff writers on big shows say gigs don't pay enough, and are unreliable.

Inside the Fight Over an Unlicensed Market in Sunset Park

While market organizers have resisted getting a permit, a local council member believes their approach has been "very aggressive."

April 18, 2023

‘The Number One Issue in Our Budget This Year Is Locking Up Black and Brown People’

An interview with Assemblymember Latrice Walker, on the fifth day of her hunger strike to protest bail law rollbacks.

April 14, 2023