Unions

Kevin P. Coughlin / Office of N.Y. Gov. Andrew Cuomo

Governor Andrew Cuomo signed a farmworkers’ rights bill into law Wednesday that will for the first time give the workers benefits other employees get, including time off and overtime pay.

Mary Altaffer / AP

The Queens District Attorney has joined the investigation on overtime abuse by MTA and LIRR workers. This could result in criminal charges against those employees.

Michael Dwyer / AP

More than 30,000 Stop & Shop employees went back to work Monday in Connecticut, Massachusetts and Rhode Island after an 11-day strike.

Courtesy of Congregation Beth El-Keser Israel

Jews preparing their Passover meals this weekend may face an ethical dilemma if they plan on getting their food from Stop & Shop. Employees at the grocery store chain are on strike. One Connecticut rabbi says food isn’t kosher if you have to cross a picket line to buy it.

Davis Dunavin / WSHU

More than 30,000 Stop & Shop employees went on strike Thursday after weeks of contract negotiations fell through. Their unions work in stores in Connecticut, Massachusetts and Rhode Island.

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