The first annual Union Night at Citi Field was a hit both for the hometown Mets and for organized labor. 1,700 union members family and friends turned out to see the Mets take on the Atlanta Braves on September 29, the last day of the regular season. Attendees received a free t-shirt, and unions who…

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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…

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…

He is known informally as the Mayor. Because as he makes the rounds at Citi Field during the course of his work day, Greg Ingram seems to know everybody, and everybody knows him. “I’m always a people person,” said Ingram. “That’s what I like most about my job: the people.” In 1984, the fresh-out-of-high-school Bronx…

The Labor Day weekend traditionally signifies the end of summer. But while we’re taking it easy, getting together with family and friends, or otherwise enjoying a well-earned day off, we should all remember a very basic fact. Labor Day is a holiday created by – and for – the labor movement that recognizes the contributions…

Billing itself as “a celebration of Global Labor Solidarity,” the Workers Unite Film Festival for its eight edition starting May 10. The festival will feature more than 30 programs and 60 films over the course of its 13 days (May 10-23). The festival opens with 2018’s “Somewhere to Be” a look at a Greenwich Village…