Global Climate Strike Actions and the Golden Opportunity Before Labor

New York, NY – As young Global Climate Strike activists fight to decarbonize the economy and implement a Green New Deal before it’s too late — trade unionists in desperate need to boost union density have been given a golden opportunity to forge exciting new alliances with generations of youngsters extending far into the future….

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Is Trump’s Trade War Killing U.S. Jobs?

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GM Strike Enters Fourth Day; Company Cuts Off Health Insurance

DETROIT, Mich.—The United Auto Workers strike against General Motors entered its fourth day Sept. 19, after the company responded to the walkout by cutting off workers’ health insurance. “We understand strikes are difficult and disruptive to families,” GM said in a statement Sept. 17. “While on strike, some benefits shift to being funded by the…

Wine Megastore Gets Pushback From AOC, Union Sales Reps And Truck Drivers

U.S. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) has jumped on board in supporting the more than 350 local liquor merchants who have band together against a proposed wine megastore in College Point, Queens.  Ocasio-Cortez reached out to Chairman Vincent Bradley of the New York State Liquor Authority via letter Tuesday to highlight the disruption the proposed 30,000-square-foot…

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Global Climate Strike Actions and the Golden Opportunity Before Labor

New York, NY – As young Global Climate Strike activists fight to decarbonize the economy and implement a Green New Deal before it’s too late — trade unionists in desperate need to boost union density have been given a golden opportunity to forge exciting new alliances with generations of youngsters extending far into the future….

Canadian Aircraft Workers Locked Out

DELTA, British Columbia—About 300 workers at an aircraft-parts factory here were locked out Sept. 16, five months after their contract expired. “Some people were caught by surprise that the employer decided to escalate to locking them out in an attempt to get a deal,” Walter Gerlach of the International Association of Machinists told CTV News….

Is Trump’s Trade War Killing U.S. Jobs?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-Od-Dcb5-m8

GM Strike Enters Fourth Day; Company Cuts Off Health Insurance

DETROIT, Mich.—The United Auto Workers strike against General Motors entered its fourth day Sept. 19, after the company responded to the walkout by cutting off workers’ health insurance. “We understand strikes are difficult and disruptive to families,” GM said in a statement Sept. 17. “While on strike, some benefits shift to being funded by the…

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Join Us in Congratulating the 2019 Heroes of Labor on October 3, 2019 – 

While there is no charge for tickets, only registered guests will be admitted

AFSCME District Council 1707 Executive Director Kim Medina

Kim successfully led the equal pay battle for educators working in early childhood centers.

CWA President Local 1180 Gloria Middleton & CWA 1180 President Emeritus Arthur Cheliotes

Gloria and Arthur won a landmark victory against New York City regarding discriminatory pay policies.

Michael Lollo New York City Detective and DEA Member

Michael achieved heroism when he saved a life by donating his kidney.Thirteen Americans die every day waiting for a donated kidney.

Lenny Legotte IUEC Local 1 Business Manager and President

Lenny was instrumental in the passage of critical legislation requiring licensing and training for those repairing elevators.

This October 3rd event takes places at EmblemHealth, 55 Water Street, in New York City from 5pm to 7pm. For additional information contact: Stephanie West at: 646-529-8435 or email: Stephanie@laborpress.org.

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Global Climate Strike Actions and the Golden Opportunity Before Labor

New York, NY – As young Global Climate Strike activists fight to decarbonize the economy and implement a Green New Deal before it’s too late — trade unionists in desperate need to boost union density have been given a golden opportunity to forge exciting new alliances with generations of youngsters extending far into the future....
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Canadian Aircraft Workers Locked Out

DELTA, British Columbia—About 300 workers at an aircraft-parts factory here were locked out Sept. 16, five months after their contract expired. “Some people were caught by surprise that the employer decided to escalate to locking them out in an attempt to get a deal,” Walter Gerlach of the International Association of Machinists told CTV News....
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Americans Say “NO” To IRAPs

WASHINGTON, DC – North America’s Building Trades Unions’ President Sean McGarvey issued the following statement marking the end of the formal comment period on the DOL’s proposed rule to dramatically alter the nation’s apprenticeship system with a new proposal known as Industry Recognized Apprenticeship Programs (IRAPs): “This historic number of nearly 325,000 comments submitted by working...
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Too Many Labor Leaders are Failing to Make the Case for Action in Face of Growing Climate Catastrophe

New York, NY – Working men and women, including more than 900 Amazon employees based in Seattle, Washington alone, figure to play a key role in Global Climate Strike actions Sept. 20-27 — but the true power of the labor movement is not being brought to bear because many labor leaders are still not treating...