Employers in New York State should be aware of new minimum compensation limits for workers in the state. An increase to minimum wage for hourly employees eligible for overtime in NY has received fairly widespread attention; it rose at of the beginning of the new year to $9.70/hour in Upstate New York. Fewer people are […]
For updates on how the hearings have gone the week of January 9th, go to Truthsayers or to the Ithaca Voice To listen to podcast on Ithaca’s WRFI Human Rights and Social Justice Program with RN Anne Marshall being interviewed by Ute Ritz-Deutch click here Anne Marshall, RN, and another RN who chooses to remain […]
As of December 31st, 2016, the New York State Minimum Wage increases significantly. Fast food workers in Tompkins County and throughout the upstate areas must be paid at least $10.75/hour (a $1 increase). All other workers must be paid at least $9.70/hour (an increase of 70 cents). The fast food minimum wage applies to chains […]
Ithaca College Contingent Faculty Union to Release Paper Thursday: “Equal Pay for Equal Work,” Consider Strike Vote
Press Conference: Thursday 12 noon @ Ithaca College, Public Invited! Ithaca, NY – After negotiating with the Ithaca College administration for 15 months, IC contingent faculty members say the college administration has still not engaged in any substantive discussion on the value of “equal pay for equal work” at Ithaca College. They also have concerns […]
Tompkins County Community Matchup – A Way to Give for the Holidays: Support Local Organizations That Ensure Basic Needs and Civil Rights for All and Protect our Environment!
Please join the Tompkins County Workers’ Center and a host of other organizations on Sunday, December 11th, 2016 from 2:00pm – 5:00pm at The Space @ GreenStar (700 W. Buffalo Street, Ithaca, NY) for a matchup event to connect community members and organizations (nonprofits and agencies). Many of us are seeing the writing on the […]