A forum was held to discuss community members’ concerns surrounding the effects of the Ithaca Tompkins Regional Airport expansion.
Ithaca College students are volunteering with the Tompkins County Workers’ Center to make a documentary on the organization’s living wage campaign.
Students from Ithaca College and members of the Tompkins County Workers’ Center rallied for the second time this week to support the contingent faculty unions.
Students held a sit-in to support contingent faculty at Ithaca College, while the Tompkins County Workers’ Center held a rally outside on Feb. 20.
The legacy of American slavery continues through an unbroken legacy of policies and practices that ensure a marginal place for black people in the country’s economic life, and requires comprehensive remediation.
The New York state minimum wage for tipped employees makes getting by increasingly difficult, Eric Byrd, a tipped worker at a local pizza place, said.
Community members, local government officials and business owners gathered on Jan. 29 at the Tompkins County Workers’ Center to celebrate recent achievements for living wages in Ithaca.