New York City has been housing migrants in makeshift shelters throughout the city. In some areas, it has led to protests and court challenges.
A federal labor official is recommending a dismissal of Amazon's objections after a lengthy hearing on the company's appeal against the historic union win at a warehouse in New York's Staten Island.
The National Labor Relations Board is considering Amazon's objections to a union election that resulted in the first unionized Amazon warehouse in the U.S.
The Amazon Labor Union was born Friday after an improbable victory for Chris Smalls over Amazon. Smalls and his friend Derrick Palmer spoke to NPR on Twitter Spaces.
Chris Smalls didn't rely on traditional labor groups for funding or organizing power. Instead he raised money through GoFundMe and talked to former coworkers at their bus stop and over S'mores.
One labor and employment observer said the New York vote was "shocking," since Amazon workers there had no support from an established union.
In a killing that echoes mob murders of the 1980s, a man who was believed to be running a Mafia family was gunned down outside his home in Staten Island.
Having reached a $5.9 million settlement with New York City over Garner's death last summer, his family members say they want a federal indictment of a police officer.
Large protests on Staten Island in response to the decision not to indict a police officer in the chokehold death of a black man have been peaceful — in part thanks to the encouragement of his father.