Ralph Palladino, 2nd VP Local 1549 DC 37 AFSCME

Why I am voting against hate
Features, Law and Politics, Municipal Government, National

Why I am voting against hate

Reprinted: Asbury Park Press The upcoming national election for president will be critical. Do we continue down the collision course of national division, hatred, and violence? Or will we move toward equal justice, greater unity, and peace? Under President Trump, violence, confrontations, and crime in the streets of our cities has increased. At the first…

Unions Believe Black Lives Matter
Features, Health and Safety, Law and Politics, Municipal Government, New York

Unions Believe Black Lives Matter

New York, NY – Unions around the world are lending concrete support to the Black Lives Matter (BLM)movement. They are echoing the movement’s demands for racial unity, police and judicial reform, ending discrimination in jobs, pay, healthcare, housing, and education. Rank and file members and leaders of unions have marched with Black Lives Matter ever…