August 18, 2017 First Responders Continue to Pay the Ultimate Price for 9/11

This week, as the nation grappled with parading neo-Nazis, Klu Klux Klansmen and other purveyors of hate, the FDNY said farewell to Ret. Firefighter Robert Alexander — the latest 9/11 first responder to die as a direct result of the 2001 terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center.

August 17, 2017 Unions: We Must Lead the Opposition to White Supremacy

  Labor leaders here and across the nation are speaking out in the wake of the racist violence in Charlottesville, Virginia, and declaring trade unionists must lead the fight against the rise of white supremacy in Donald Trump’s USA. 

August 17, 2017 Pension Tension: Inside the Spectrum Strike

After hours of walking on a hot and humid city street, recently, two Spectrum strikers took time from the picket line to answer a question: What’s at issue with the strike?

August 17, 2017 Brooklyn Recycling Workers OK First Union Contract

New York, NY - Workers at Sims Municipal Recycling’s Sunset Park facility voted overwhelmingly Aug.

August 15, 2017 Local 1182 Traffic Enforcement Agents Learn About New Annuity Plan

 New York, NY – Members of Local 1182, the Traffic Enforcement Agents union, gathered on Thursday, April 10th, at Traffic Enforcement Command 109 in Queens, to hear about their new annuity plan. The plan is the first for the union, signed with Mayor de Blasio on March 10th, 2016. Under the leadership of Local 1182...

August 15, 2017 It’s Official – The Niagara-Orleans AFL-CIO Labor Council ‘Broke A Record’…

To read more click on the following link Niagara Falls, NY – It’s official, the Niagara-Orleans AFL-CIO Central Labor Council broke a record with its 2017 Labor’s Night at the Races fundraiser to benefit the United Way of Greater Niagara (UWGN), raising $15,000 to bring the total of the nine-year event to nearly $100,000. “What...

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