March 23, 2018 Slush Can’t Stop Solidarity at Hudson Yards

NEW YORK, N.Y.—In the cold hour before dawn on Manhattan’s West Side March 22, the previous day’s snow now slush and ice on the sidewalks, construction workers streamed down 34th Street in hooded sweatshirts and well-used work boots, their hands clutching large coffees. About 100 assembled on the northwest corner of Tenth Avenue, across from...

March 23, 2018 Workers Rally at Minneapolis Hospital for Decent Contract

Minneapolis, MN – It may have been Saint Patrick’s Day, March 17, but the sea of green in downtown Minneapolis was not a display of holiday revelry, it was a sign of an important labor struggle, as over 200 AFSCME Hennepin County Medical Center clerical and technical workers, along with supporters, picketed to demand a...

March 23, 2018 Financial Devastation in Taxi Industry Causes Suicides

New York, NY –  Yellow Cab Driver Nicanor Ochisor killed himself  Friday March 16th, after facing insurmountable financial devastation. 

March 22, 2018 Latest BCB Buzz: Ulrich Slams City On Spectrum Strike; CVS Workers Fight For Union Contract; Robinson Vies for NYS Senate; Wendt Worker Layoffs

On this episode of LaborPress’ Blue Collar Buzz, NYC Council Member Eric Ulrich criticizes the city’s inability to help bring about an end to the year-long Charter/Spectrum Strike; UFCW Local 338’s Joe Fontano and Mike Pasquaretta talk about the fight to land a 1st-ever union contract for CVS workers in Brooklyn; NYS Senate candidate Jasmine...

March 22, 2018 The opioid epidemic, and what plan sponsors can do about it

Pain is a real issue that affects millions of people. One in every four Americans will experience an episode of debilitating pain.

March 22, 2018 Meet LP Outstanding Apprentice of the Year Matthew Barr

Local 94, International Union of Operating Engineers (IUOE), is proud to name Matthew Barr as their LaborPress Outstanding Apprentice Nominee.


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