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Heckler who slapped Giuliani on back can have charge dropped

Sep. 21, 2022 20:09 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A man charged with assault after he was seen on a video slapping the back of former New York Mayor Rudolph Giuliani accepted a deal Wednesday to have the charges dismissed. According to the Richmond County district attorney's office, the case has been adjourned in...

Amazon bid to scrap historic union win blocked

Sep. 01, 2022 19:07 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A hearing officer for a federal labor board has rebuffed Amazon's attempt to scrap a historic union win at a warehouse on Staten Island, New York, handing victory to organizers in what could be a very long battle for recognition. Thursday's win is a relief for the...

Amazon workers in upstate New York file for union election

Aug. 16, 2022 22:03 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Backed by the grassroots labor group that secured the first-ever union victory of an Amazon warehouse in the U.S., workers of another warehouse filed a petition on Tuesday for an election in upstate New York in the hopes of a similar outcome. A spokesperson for the...

Rough waters for NYC's iconic Staten Island Ferry

Aug. 04, 2022 19:00 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — It has been rough sailing this summer for the Staten Island Ferry, yet another iconic New York City institution being buffeted by ripples of the coronavirus pandemic. All summer long, service on the big, orange boats that carry commuters and sightseeing tourists has...