On the field was a matchup of rivalries: New York Mets vs Los Angeles Dodgers, East Coast vs. West Coast, Big Apple vs Hollywood. Off the field, however, at the first annual International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees (IATSE) Summer of Solidarity event September 15 at Citi Field, the vibe was all about unity. More…

The Obama administration rule that sought to expand overtime eligibility for four million employees has been reduced drastically by the Trump administration, effectively slashing the proposed expansion for 2.8 million workers. Vox reports: “The five-year fight to expand overtime pay to millions of workers is over. The Department of Labor just released the final rule…

A cannabis company is making one of the bizarre arguments to get out of paying its employees overtime. Colorado Public Radio reports: “Employees in the cannabis industry are on their way to getting greater workplace wage protections, following a U.S. Court of Appeals greenlight for a Colorado case brought by a former marijuana security guard.…

The Republican-stacked NLRB is going after graduate student labor unions. Politico reports: “The National Labor Relations Board is moving to prevent graduate students at private colleges and universities from joining labor unions, which would undercut a number of high-profile gains made by union organizers at private institutions over the last several years. — The NLRB…

Solidarity will be out in full force in Queens as the Mets take on the Atlanta Braves for the inaugural Union Night at Citi Field, Sunday, Sept. 29 starting at 3:10 pm. We can think of 10 good reasons to catch the Mets on Union Night. Heck, we could think of 20! But if you’ve…

Oktoberfest is here, starting Saturday and continuing through Oct. 6. With two weeks of celebration, it wouldn’t be the “wurst” idea in the world to stock up on supplies for the next couple of weeks. Between salty snacks, brats and biers, your ‘fest will become a veritable feast, particularly if you use the products below…

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