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How Unions Can Overcome the Collective Action Problem

How Unions Can Overcome the Collective Action Problem

By Ignangeli Salinas-Muñiz, Contributing Writer

February 20, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Politics, Uncategorized

The negotiations between UCATS Local 3882 and NYU demonstrates how unions can overcome the collective action problem.

The Effect of DNAinfo’s Shutdown on Reporters

The Effect of DNAinfo’s Shutdown on Reporters

By Chelsey Sanchez, Digital Director

November 10, 2017


Filed under News

DNAinfo owner shuts down site just one week after employees vote to unionize. One reporter speaks out on the sites recent termination.

NYC Fight for $15 Global Day of Action

NYC Fight for $15 Global Day of Action

By Rebecca Oh, Staff Writer

April 15, 2016


Filed under News, University News

The fight for a Union and $15 minimum wage for all workers continues at another Global Day of Action in Times Square.

105 Years Later, Remembering the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire

105 Years Later, Remembering the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire

By Kyle Sturmann, Contributing Writer

March 24, 2016


Filed under News, University News

New York City Central Labor Council, AFL-CIO hosted a commemoration by NYU's Brown building for the 146 workers who died in the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire 105 years ago.

Graduate student workers feel GSOC taxes unfair

Graduate student workers feel GSOC taxes unfair

By Diamond Naga Siu, Staff Writer

October 29, 2015


Filed under News, University News

Graduate Student Organizing Committee will charge union dues to graduate student workers on both wages and stipends without giving notice to the student workers.

NYU student activists rally in support of Abu Dhabi workers

NYU student activists rally in support of Abu Dhabi workers

By Marita Vlachou, News Editor

May 1, 2015


Filed under News

The NYU Abu Dhabi Justice Coalition held a rally in support of Abu Dhabi workers on May Day.

Alum alleviates labor conditions

Alum alleviates labor conditions

By Ann Schmidt, News Editor

April 22, 2014


Filed under News

Steinhardt alumnus Drew Todrys recently made his way back into the nonprofit arena with the relaunch of Project Assembly Line, a nonprofit organization devoted to improving the lives of factory workers in developing countries and encouraging corporate social responsibility. While taking graduate cl...

Factory regulations must be reformed

Factory regulations must be reformed

April 30, 2013


Filed under Opinion

The garment factory collapse in Bangladesh this past week was absolutely horrific. There have been 380 reported deaths, with many more still unaccounted for. Since the incident, there has been outrage by the masses in Bangladesh, and the factory owner — as well as others — have finally been arrested....