By Bryce Covert on April 17, 2014
New York City lawmakers proposed raising the minimum wage to $15 an hour for large chain stores and restaurants.
By Tara Culp-Ressler on April 7, 2014
"We want to change the culture that makes street harassment okay."
By Joanna M. Foster on March 27, 2014
The New York City Council introduced legislation Wednesday that would charge customers 10 cents for plastic or paper bags at most city stores.
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By Zack Ford on March 17, 2014
Guinness and Heineken have joined Sam Adams in withdrawing their sponsorship of anti-gay discrimination in St. Patrick's Day parades.
By Bryce Covert on March 17, 2014
Under the plan, all students would get free lunch regardless of their family's income.
By Zack Ford on March 11, 2014
The New York City Department of Education has recommended that transgender students be provided full inclusion to all school activities and facilities.
By Sy Mukherjee on March 4, 2014
The three largest cities in America -- New York, Los Angeles, and Chicago -- will soon regulate electronic cigarettes like regular tobacco products.
By Bryce Covert on February 27, 2014
Pregnant women in New York City now have legal recourse when they're pushed out of their jobs.
By Bryce Covert on February 26, 2014
The New York City Council overwhelmingly passed an expansion of paid sick days.
By Sy Mukherjee on February 13, 2014
A watchdog group finds that money spent on tobacco lobbying in New York in the first half of 2013 was greater than the previous two years combined.