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Neal Tepel
Publisher

Neal Tepel is the president and founder of LaborPress, New York’s leading source for daily labor news and industry information and now covers labor news across the country.

For over 30 years, Neal was an educator and adminstrator within the NYC school system. He retired in 2000 as Chairperson for the Committee on Special Education, moving on to being a Public Relations and Media Consultant working with unions and businesses including:

NYC Central Labor Council
CWA Local 1180
CWA Local 1182
IBEW Local 3
UWUA Local 1-2
IUOE Local 94
RWDSU Local 338
DC37 Local 375
AFT Local 3457
Queens College Adult Education Division
New York Institute for Medical and Dental Assistants

He also served as the Assistant to the Executive Director of AFSCME District Council 1707.

In August 2009, Neal founded LaborPress to provide a media outlet for unions and workers. Now, it is New York’s best source of daily labor news. Thousands view our articles online, scroll through our E-News, watch our videos and read LaborPress Magazine everyday.
Our readership keeps expanding and continues to have a broad base of government officials and legislators, union officers, rank and file, newspaper reporters and other news organizations, as well as community and business leaders.
Please contact us if you know of a struggle that needs a voice, a leader who needs to be recognized, a worker who has achieved the extraordinary. We are in the service of you, we put forth your stories.

For Editorial Inquiries:
Neal Tepel, Publisher
(646) 591-6484
neal@laborpress.org
For General Inquiries:
Stephanie West, Client Relations Director
(646) 529-8435
stephanie@laborpress.org
For Advertising and Event information:
Tam Phan, Director of Operations
(347) 695-6589
tam@laborpress.org
  Our reporters are always accessible
Marc Bussanich
(646) 584-3346
marc@laborpress.org
Joe Maniscalco
(347) 873-7125
joe@laborpress.org
Steven Wishnia
(917) 620-7095
steve@laborpress.org

We have satellite offices at many unions; however, please direct physical correspondence to our main office located at:

420 W 45TH ST, 4TH FL
NEW YORK, NY 10036

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