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    More than 100 employees of the New Yorker and two other Condè Nast publications staged a protest Tuesday evening calling for fair pay and job security outside publishing executive Anna Wintour's $12.5million home in Greenwich Village.  The group was made up of unionized staff members and fact checkers for the weekly magazine along with staff from Condè Nast publications Ars...
    The New York division of the largest union for news professionals is accusing The New York Times of unfair labor practices by forbidding workers from showing support for unionizing.  The NewsGuild of New York announced in a press release Tuesday that it had filed an an Unfair Labor Practice charge with the National Labor Relations Board, alleging that the Times’...
    New York Times correspondent Walter Duranty denied the Holodomor as it unfolded The committee that awards the Pulitzer Prize is facing fresh calls to revoke the top honor in American journalism from New York Times correspondent Walter Duranty over his false reporting from the Soviet Union in the 1930s. The petition launched by the U.S. Committee on Ukrainian Holodomor-Genocide Awareness calls...
    A wave of unruly and frightening passenger behavior on flights has the president of the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA demanding change. Sara Nelson, who leads a union of around 50,000 cabin crew members, calls the amount of unruly behavior on planes 'complete nuts' in comments to CNBC on Friday. 'This is an environment that we just haven't seen before, and we...
    More from: Keith J. Kelly Forbes moves toward unionization as sale talks continue Condé Nast may have a place in the Warner Media/Discovery merger Opposition to Alden takeover of Tribune heats up ahead of vote Hearst selling Marie Claire to London-based Future Media Washington Post taps Sally Buzbee as first female executive editor The News Guild of New York...
    The head of the union that represents New York City police officers assailed local leaders Thursday for "holding back our police" moments after an officer was released from a hospital to a hero's welcome after being shot three times the night before.  Pat Lynch, president of the Police Benevolent Association, told reporters that anti-police policies have emboldened criminals amid a...
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    Edward D. Mullins is the president of the 13,000 member NEW York City Sergeants Benevolent Association. He has been a member of the New York City Police Department since 1982 and president of the SBA since 2002.  Early in his career he was assigned to the 13th Precinct on Manhattan's East Side and nearly ten years later was promoted to...
    Loading the player... Gabrielle Union and Dwyane Wade continue to raise the bar as parents in the public eye. In an interview with People Magazine, the celebrity couple talk about raising kids, explaining that their focus is for them to “be their true selves.” Read More: Gabrielle Union to release new book ‘You Got Anything Stronger?’ Gabrielle Union and...
    David Crotty / Getty Images Gabrielle Union and Dwyane Wade discussed their upcoming children's book "Shady Baby" with People. The book is based on their youngest daughter, Kaavia, and her big personality.  "She's free to be this amazing, dynamic, shady at times, loving at times, funny at times, Black little girl," Union said.  Visit Insider's homepage for more...
    Let's get one thing out of the way first. President Biden’s speech to a Joint Session of Congress is not a State of the Union speech. It’s not unheard of for people to colloquially refer to a president’s initial speech before a joint session of Congress early in their first term as "State of the Union." But technically it’s not a...
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    Hundreds of theater workers marched down Broadway on Thursday, rallying to demand more inclusion in the industry, protesting producer Scott Rudin and to call for greater transparency from the Actors’ Equity Association union. “I believe that change is possible. I believe that a Broadway led by a racially diverse, many-gendered or non-conforming, many-abled theater community is possible,” said speaker Jaime...
    More from: Keith J. Kelly Media hangout Michaels Restaurant set to reopen on April 21 Two top Wired.com staffers resign, citing burnout and exhaustion Reuters is adding a paywall to its website Workers at Mashable, PC Mag stage strike over paltry wages Firebrand writer tapped to bring Gawker back from the dead New York Times journalists want the company...
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    Tech workers at The New York Times announced Tuesday that they have formed a union and will seek voluntary recognition from the paper. The group of software engineers, product managers and data analysts will be represented by the NewsGuild of New York, which also represents more than 1,300 of the paper’s editorial and business staff. The Times Tech Guild said...
    Tech workers at The New York Times have formed a union under the NewsGuild of New York, and they are demanding voluntary recognition from the paper’s management. The new union, called the Tech Times Guild, represents more than 650 workers from the digital side of the company, including software engineers, designers, and data analysts. Those employees are not included...
    A woman claiming to be a former staff member to New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has levied more allegations of sexual harassment against the governor, calling the advances “calculated.” The Times Union published an interview with the woman on Wednesday, who spoke on the condition of anonymity, detailing her experiences with the governor in his mansion. The woman told the...
    A female staff member who alleges that New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo groped her inside the Executive Mansion in Albany has come forward publicly for the first time, alleging that she was groomed over more than two years and instructed to say silent about her interactions with him, according to a new report. Speaking anonymously, the aide - who is...
    In a new interview with the Times Union Wednesday, an aide to New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo described how she was groped by Cuomo after being called to the Executive Mansion to assist with a mobile phone issue. The alleged victim has wished to remain anonymous since first accusing the governor of sexually harassing her, but the situation she has described is...
    ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A staffer who has accused New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo of groping her at the executive mansion said he slammed the door of his office and told her “I don’t care” after she protested, according to an interview published Wednesday. The interview with the Times Union of Albany adds new details to the most serious accusation...
    The New York Times union, NYT Guild, said it has presented proposals on diversity, remote work and safety for its new contract in the first negotiating session. “The team delivered a petition signed by over 1,000 Guild members in support of our issues platform: equitable pay, improved health care, resources to foster diversity and inclusion, clear career growth opportunities, and...
    The Los Angeles Times and the San Diego Union-Tribune lost “north of $50 million” of revenue in 2020 amid the COVID-19 pandemic, company executives told staff on Thursday, The Wrap reported on Thursday. Executives at the newspapers’ California Times parent company told staff that most of the revenue losses were from print advertising, but noted that digital advertising and print circulation also took...
    The New York legislature's impeachment investigation now includes probing allegations that Gov. Andrew Cuomo's family received special access to COVID-19 tests, Fox News has confirmed. The revelation came after the Albany-based Times Union newspaper reported late Wednesday that "high-level members" of New York's Department of Health were directed by Gov. Andrew Cuomo and state Health Commissioner Dr. Howard Zucker to "conduct prioritized coronavirus testing on the...
    Governor Andrew Cuomo reportedly prioritized COVID-19 testing for his relatives, according to the Times Union. Cuomo and Health Commissioner Dr. Howard Zucker told the state Department of Health to prioritize COVID-19 testing on Cuomo’s family as well as others who were connected to the administration, three anonymous sources told the Times Union. Cuomo’s family was given priority COVID testing while...
    CNN anchor Chris Cuomo reportedly received another benefit to being New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo's brother beyond the ability to book him for chummy interviews in the early days of the coronavirus pandemic.  The Albany-based Times Union newspaper reported late Wednesday that "high-level members" of New York's Department of Health were directed by Andrew Cuomo and state Health Commissioner Dr. Howard Zucker to "conduct prioritized...
    The New York Times is to being negotiations on a new contract Thursday with representatives from the NewsGuild of New York.  The current agreement with the Times expires March 31, said Bill Baker, unit chair for the union at the NY Times, though the most recent deal wasn’t actually agreed to and signed until Dec. 6, 2017, according to a...
    The Los Angeles Times has received a $10 million Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loan to fill a gaping hole in ad revenue caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, the paper reported Tuesday. The money will be used to cover employee payroll and benefits, the paper said, after the pandemic “dealt a significant financial blow last March” when advertisers “abruptly pulled their...
    An attorney representing a victim accusing New York Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo of sexual harassment said Cuomo is interfering with the investigation, Fox News reported Monday. Debra Katz represents a 25-year old former aide to Cuomo, Charlotte Bennett, who accused the governor of sexual harassment in early March. In a letter to New York Attorney General Letitia James, Katz argued...
    It’s check-in time for the powerful hotel workers’ union at the Marriott  Marquis — the first time organized labor has penetrated the city’s largest hotel since it opened in 1985. Workers at the giant hotel who had long resisted being being unionized voted to be represented by the Hotel Trades Council after management abruptly fired 850 employees in December. And...
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    New York Gov. Andrew CuomoAndrew CuomoThe Hill's Morning Report - Presented by Facebook - Biden faces GOP's immigration and filibuster offensive Cuomo allies circulated letter attacking accuser's credibility: report Biden: Cuomo should resign if harassment probe confirms allegations MORE’s (D) office has opened its own investigation in response to allegations that Cuomo groped a female aide at the governor’s mansion,...
    Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s office is conducting its own review of a female aide’s allegations that she was groped by the governor inside the Executive Mansion last year, a new report said. The internal inquiry into the allegations lodged by the staffer, who is still employed by the governor’s office, is being handled by Cuomo’s senior aides, the Albany Times Union...
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    The Democratic congressman who reps both sides of the Mario M. Cuomo Bridge is calling on the federal government to investigate concerns about the span’s structural integrity. US Rep. Mondaire Jones (D-NY), who represents Westchester and Rockland counties, recently wrote a letter to Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg, asking him to probe claims reported by the Albany Times-Union earlier this month...
    Gov. Andrew Cuomo used iPhone troubleshooting excuses to get close to two of the women accusing him of sexual harassment and misconduct, a report said Sunday. Cuomo, 63, has been accused in recent weeks of inappropriate behavior or remarks by seven women, five of them current or former staffers including Charlotte Bennett and a publicly-unidentified woman alleging that the...
    CNN anchor Jake Tapper has repeatedly acknowledged the latest sexual misconduct allegation against Democratic New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, yet apparently has no time to talk about the claims on his own show.  On Tuesday afternoon, the Albany Times Union published claims by a sixth Cuomo accuser, an unnamed former staffer who alleged that Cuomo had touched her inappropriately at the governor's mansion...
    Democratic New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is now facing the most serious allegations of sexual misconduct yet and CNN has entirely avoided the latest developments within two days of programming.  After Times Union broke the story on Tuesday that a sixth accuser has come forward against the embattled governor over an incident that took place at the Executive Mansion late last year, the Albany...
    A much-younger woman who was summoned to Andrew Cuomo's executive mansion in Albany to fix a problem with his cellphone was aggressively sexually assaulted by the New York governor, according to a brand-new report. Cuomo, age 63, has now been accused by six women of inappropriate actions while in office, including several former and now current members of his administration,...
    Vice President Kamala Harris ignored a question about Democratic New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s widening sexual harassment scandal while speaking with reporters on Wednesday. Harris briefly spoke with reporters after House lawmakers passed the Senate version of President Biden’s $1.9 trillion coronavirus relief package in a party-line vote. As the event concluded, a reporter asked Harris to give her view...
    Gov. Andrew Cuomo allegedly reached under a female aide’s blouse and groped her inside the Executive Mansion in Albany, according to a report Wednesday. The incident allegedly unfolded after the much-younger woman was summoned to help the 63-year-old governor fix a problem with his cellphone, the Albany Times Union said. The New York state Executive Mansion seen on March 3,...
    A much-younger woman who was summoned to Andrew Cuomo's executive mansion in Albany to fix a problem with his cellphone was aggressively sexually assaulted by the New York governor, according to a brand-new report. Cuomo, age 63, has now been accused by seven women of inappropriate actions while in office, including several former and now current members of his administration,...
    A much-younger woman who was summoned to Andrew Cuomo's executive mansion in Albany to fix a problem with his cellphone was aggressively sexually assaulted by the New York governor, according to a brand-new report. Cuomo, age 63, has now been accused by seven women of inappropriate actions while in office, including several former and now current members of his administration,...
    A female aide alleges New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo aggressively groped her in a sexual manner after she was summoned to the governor’s mansion last year, a person familiar with the woman’s claims told the Times-Union. The staff member had reportedly been called to the mansion to help Cuomo with phone troubles. They were alone in his private residence, and...
    A female member of Gov. Cuomo’s staff on Tuesday become the sixth woman to accuse him of inappropriate conduct, according to a report — as the state’s embattled leader claimed to be unaware of the latest bombshell threatening his political life. The woman told associates that Cuomo touched her inappropriately late last year inside the governor’s mansion after she was...
    Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D-NY) on Tuesday ducked a question regarding whether he will run for governor for a fourth term as he faces dueling scandals and calls to resign from top New York Democrat leaders. “Today is not a day for politics,” Cuomo replied when asked during a press conference about another possible gubernatorial bid. “I’m focusing on my job.”...
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    The Albany Times Union’s editorial board has joined in on calls for New York Gov. Andrew CuomoAndrew CuomoCuomo accuser says governor did not take sexual harassment training NY Senate advances bill to repeal Cuomo's emergency powers Two female aides to Cuomo leave administration MORE (D) to resign amid a series of controversies surrounding the elected official, writing that Cuomo “has...
    A Los Angeles mother is accusing the local teachers union of attempting to do racial opposition research on her because of her support for returning students to the classroom. "Their conclusion is if you want schools to reopen right now, then that means you are racist against African Americans and Latinos," said Maryam Qudrat, a mother of a seventh-grade student...
    A coalition of teachers, parents and community activists on Wednesday accused The Times of giving disproportionate coverage to those who want to quickly reopen Los Angeles Unified School District campuses, and short shrift to those in minority communities who urge a more deliberate approach during the coronavirus pandemic. Reclaim Our Schools L.A., a group aligned with the United Teachers Los...
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