New York City locals of national unions and other labor organizations.
Association for Union Democracy - Association for Union Democracy
Edwize - The United Federation of Teacher's blog contains material on both the labor and education aspects of education. It also maintains a lengthy roster of individual teachers' blogs, education blogs, and labor Web sites.?
Garment Industry Development Corporation - This Web site, run by a group aiding the city's apparel industry, is worth visiting for the introductory movie alone. But it also gives an introduction to the garment industry including links to reports, and a lot of practical business information for clothing designers, manufacturers, and retailers.
Local #1 -
Local #371-Social Service Employees Union - Part of DC 37, AFSCME, Social Service Employees Union Local 371 represents social and case workers of New York City.
Manhattan-Local #1180 - CWA Local 1180 represents public sector workers in New York City. We fight for the right of all people to have access to public services, for decent jobs, for workers’ rights on and off the shop floor, and for greater democracy.
Non-Traditional Employment for Women - A non-profit organization devoted to training, placing, and advocating for women seeking economic self-sufficiency through work in construction and other skilled blue-collar trades.
NY Public Payroll Watch - A product of the Manhattan Institute, a think tank on public policy, that provides daily updates, news clips, and links to allow you to track labor issues that affect the cost of state and local government in New York.
Tamiment Library & Robert Wagner Labor Achives - New York University's labor archives contains various print, photographic, film, and oral history collections examining "the complex relationship between trade unionism and progressive politics and how this evolved over time." Its Web site gives a guide to this material (located in the NYU library), in addition to including several online-specific exhibits.
The Chief - The Chief, the weekly newspaper covering municipal government and public employee unions, is now online. It covers city politics with an eye on labor issues, going into more depth than the mainstream papers on events like contract negotiations.
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