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Franklin Pharmacy Debuts Special Freezers to Store COVID-19 Vaccines
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Franklin Pharmacy Debuts Special Freezers to Store COVID-19 Vaccines

Long Island, NY – Franklin RX Pharmacy is a modern 21st Century drugstore  in Hempstead, L.I., that has risen to the challenge of COVID-19 throughout the pandemic, and is now making preparations to distribute vaccines to combat the coronavirus. “My whole vision and goal are to change the future of pharmaceutical health care one step at a…

Jersey-Based Company is Violating Long Island First Policy, Local 66 Political Coordinator Says
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Jersey-Based Company is Violating Long Island First Policy, Local 66 Political Coordinator Says

Melville, L.I. – Members of Laborers Local 66 are protesting outside the former Newsday building in Melville this week, after learning the new property owners, despite receiving generous tax breaks, will not be using local demolition services on the construction site. The union believes Hartz Mountain Industries Inc., a New Jersey company, should not be…

IUOE Local 891 Business Manager Robert Troeller: School Custodial Engineers Have Been Essential from the Beginning of COVID
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IUOE Local 891 Business Manager Robert Troeller: School Custodial Engineers Have Been Essential from the Beginning of COVID

Editor’s Note: On Thursday, November  12, LaborPress and Emblem Health bring you the first half of the 9th Annual LaborPress Heroes of Labor Awards. The virtual event beginning at 2 p.m. will feature a timely discussion with union leaders in the property service worker industry featuring IUOE Local 94’s Kuba Brown, 32BJ’s Shirley Aldebol, IUOE…

Frontline Workers From Nepal Fighting Deportation
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Frontline Workers From Nepal Fighting Deportation

New York, NY  – Frontline and essential workers from Nepal who have been living in the United States with a temporary protected status (TPS) are being threatened with deportation, according to the Center for American Progress (CAP), an independent nonpartisan policy institute that is dedicated to improving the lives of all Americans. TPS is a…

Heroic Frontline Nurses Challenge Trump After ‘Unfit’ Prez Dismisses COVID-19 Deaths
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Heroic Frontline Nurses Challenge Trump After ‘Unfit’ Prez Dismisses COVID-19 Deaths

New York, NY – Nurses throughout the city, state and country were appalled this weekend when President Donald Trump and his Chief of Staff Mark Meadows spent their time during a rally in Wisconsin, just days before the Nov. 3 general election, accusing medical staff at hospitals of intentionally inflating COVID-19 deaths and cases for…

Virtual Performance of ‘It Can’t Happen Here’ Recalls Vital Role of the WPA
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Virtual Performance of ‘It Can’t Happen Here’ Recalls Vital Role of the WPA

New York, NY – Nine diverse Off-Broadway and Off-Off Broadway theater companies will be participating in a virtual reading of It Can’t Happen Here, a dramatization of the 1935 Robert Sinclair novel, on Oct. 28 at 1 p.m. The National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene, The Israeli Artists Project, Kairos Italy Theater, the New Heritage Theater Group/Impact…

PBA President At Odds With NYPD Commissioner Over ‘Police Reform and Reinvention’ Forums
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PBA President At Odds With NYPD Commissioner Over ‘Police Reform and Reinvention’ Forums

New York, NY – Commissioner Dermot Shea announced last week, that the NYPD will be participating in a series of community forums with local organizations, along with both the Mayor’s Office and Governor’s Office, in an effort to transform policing going forward in New York City. This comes on the heels of protests throughout the…

Labor Joins Calls to Defund the Police Following the Shooting Death of Breonna Taylor
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Labor Joins Calls to Defund the Police Following the Shooting Death of Breonna Taylor

New York, NY – The grand jury verdict in the Breonna Taylor case has left many trade unionists outraged as two of the three police officers involved in the EMT’s shooting death on March 13, were not indicted, and a third received a minor charge — even after audio recordings were released that had conflicting statements from…

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