November 15, 2018 Flint Water, Immigrant Child Cages: Prosecute Abusive Public Officials

National Report from Washington–A monthly Series exclusive to LaborPress by Robert Weiner, Ben Lasky, and on this piece Madeline Cusick Unlike the private sector, where white collar criminals like conmen Bernie Madoff, and Enron’s Kenneth Lay and Jeffery Skilling went to jail, public officials have often gotten by unscathed for abuses of power.  People occupying...

November 15, 2018 How Many More Must Die? NYC Cabbie Death Toll Now At Eight

NEW YORK, N.Y.—New York City cab drivers’ financial crisis has now claimed two more lives than Son of Sam did.

November 13, 2018 Charter To NLRB: Proceed, Forthwith, To Decertify Local 3!

New York, NY – Cable-TV giant Charter Communications is pushing ahead with efforts to decertify IBEW Local 3, even as efforts to end the punishing 19-month-old Spectrum strike reportedly continue, and a second audit of its Franchise Agreement with NYC is expected this Friday.

November 13, 2018 What The Attack On NYC’s African Burial Ground Says About The Elite’s Attempts To Divide Workers

New York, NY – If the fetid tide of white supremacy and hatred Donald Trump and his minions tried riding into the midterm elections wasn’t already familiar to trade unionists, it should be — it’s part of a very old playbook aimed at undermining worker power.

November 13, 2018 Health Care And Labor Rights: Unions’ Congressional Wish List For Democrats

WASHINGTON—Health care, infrastructure, and education top labor’s immediate wish list now that Democrats have won control of the House, along with protecting Social Security, Medicare, and Medicaid from assaults euphemistically termed “entitlement reform.” On a deeper level, union leaders also want workers’ rights to organize expanded and American democracy taken back from the increasing tyranny...

November 13, 2018 Striking Marriott Workers: One Job Should Be Enough

New York, NY – After four recent UniteHere contract wins in Detroit, Oakland, San Jose and San Diego — the fight thousands of U.S. workers have taken to the largest hotel chain on the planet isn’t only pressing forward — it’s serving to further expose an inherently broken system that doesn’t work for America’s working...

Events

Labor Leadership Awards Nov. 27, 2018 Honoring:

  • LIUNA NY Concrete Workers President Angelo Angelone
  • AFSCME DC1707 Executive Director Kim Medina
  • IBT Local 810 President Mike Smith
  • IATSE Local 764 President Patricia White
  • SAG-AFTRA NY President Rebecca Damon

For information call Stephanie at 646-529-8436
or email:stephanie@laborpress.org

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