New York, NY – Embattled labor leaders beset by a continuous onslaught of anti-union attacks from the right, struck a defiant tone at MagnaCare’s “Leading Through Challenges” event held in town on October 4.
John Farina got the call to join the FDNY in the summer of 1983, while he was in school to become a hairdresser. It was his father, a Korean War veteran and an over 50-year member of the Cement and Concrete Workers Local 6A, who signed him up.
On February 10, 2018, while on duty at Rikers Island, correction officer Jean Souffrant was attacked by a gang-affiliated group of inmates. The attack fractured his neck and left him in the hospital for months. This week, LaborPress is saluting Souffrant as a Hero of Labor in recognition of his dedicated service to the City…
Dahkim Gatling is the kind of person who has pride in his work, no matter the job. He has been a bus driver and member of TWU Local 100 for sixteen years, and has also founded an organization that gives back to children in need in deserving New York communities.