November 20, 2017 Bangladeshi American Police Association Honors 7 At 3rd Annual Dinner

New York, NY – The Bangladeshi American Police Association (BAPA) held its third Annual Dinner on Friday, November 17, in Jackson Heights, Queens. The seven honorees of the evening were Chief Thomas Chan, Man of the Year, Chief Diana Pizzuti, Woman of the Year, Detective Miosotis Familia, Heroism Award, Posthumously, Community Service Award, Imam Kahlid...

November 20, 2017 Oh No! The Republicans Are Helping Again!

Here we go again. The Republicans have once again repackaged and offered up to the people good old fashioned supply side economics. So, once more it is the task of those of us who are actually listening, to tell them that we are not interested in what George Herbert Walker Bush once famously referred to...

November 19, 2017 Jacqui Berger’s Amherst Town Council Victory Highlights Labor’s Hard Work In Western NY

(WESTERN NEW YORK) – So-called “Union Boss” Jacqui Berger’s Amherst Town Council victory punctuated November 7’s Election Day Results in Western New York, and prompted Area AFL-CIO Labor Federation (WNYALF) President Richard Lipsitz to tell, “We had a very, very good day.”

November 19, 2017 Teamster Drivers Strike at Sysco Center in Kansas

OLATHE, Kan.—Truck drivers at the giant Sysco food-service company’s Olathe, Kansas, distribution center went on strike at 4 a.m. Nov. 16 “after management allegedly threatened reprisals for the workers’ union activity,” Teamsters Local 41 announced.

November 19, 2017 NY Thruway Workers Reach Contract Agreement After 5 Years

ALBANY, N.Y.—After going five years without a contract, New York State Thruway workers have reached a tentative deal.

November 17, 2017 Puerto Rico Volunteers Face Tougher Challenge, Thanks to Trump’s Sluggishness

New York, NY – Two  months after a pair of hurricanes struck Puerto Rico with such sustained force that many there feared they would not survive — half the island’s population remains without power and union tradespeople who took part in disaster relief efforts say volunteers can hardly keep up the level of need thanks...


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