by Bryce Covert May 6, 2015
New York lawmakers passed a bill requiring employers to make small changes so that pregnant employees can stay on the job.
by Bryce Covert Apr 29, 2015
New York lawmakers just banned salary secrecy and cracked down on companies that pay men and women differently.
by Sam P.K. Collins Apr 24, 2015
"Young people are being harmed when they smoke these dangerous 'fake pot' products and wrongly equate the products' 'legal' retail availability with being 'safe."
by Bryce Covert Apr 17, 2015
Eight states have laws that protect workers from abrupt schedule changes, but they're rarely enforced. New York's attorney general wants to change that.
by Esther Yu-Hsi Lee Mar 30, 2015
With Congress stalled on permanent immigration legislation and a lack of Americans to fill low-skilled roles, these two industries are unable to keep up with demand for their products.
by Travis Waldron Mar 13, 2015
The debate over "Redskins" nicknames has spread to yet another school, and other local districts are taking notice.
by Tara Culp-Ressler Feb 13, 2015
The women described their experiences giving birth behind bars as "painful," "horrible," and "degrading."
by Emily Atkin Feb 6, 2015
New York's environmental protection agency called the accusations "inaccurate, misleading and irresponsible."
by Kiley Kroh Jan 19, 2015
If the proposal makes it through the state legislature, it would raise the minimum wage to $11.50 an hour in the city and $10.50 an hour for workers in the rest of the state.
by Esther Yu-Hsi Lee Jan 2, 2015
Remembering former New York State Gov. Mario Cuomo, who President Obama called "a determined champion of progressive values, and an unflinching voice for tolerance, inclusiveness, fairness, dignity, and opportunity.”