Author: James Gormley, Gazette editor

Teachers union announces endorsements for Congress, state Senate and Assembly
Politics

Teachers union announces endorsements for Congress, state Senate and Assembly

Backing by NYSUT includes financial help, phone banking and boots on the ground this fall   New York State United Teachers announced its endorsements for the upcoming congressional and state legislative races, backing candidates who the union says have championed public education, health care and workers’ rights. After two days […]

Sen. Hoylman urges NY to follow the lead of Massachusetts and ban wage history questions
Politics

Sen. Hoylman urges NY to follow the lead of Massachusetts and ban wage history questions

  Responding to the far-reaching equal pay law signed into law this week in Massachusetts, Sen. Brad Hoylman, D-Manhattan, is calling on the New York State Legislature to pass his bill that would prevent employers from asking about an applicant’s wage history as a condition of employment. Bill S.6342/A.5982 — […]