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Laborers’ Local 79 Partnership Promises Affordable Housing, Union Jobs and Local Hiring
Building Trades, Features, headline, Health and Safety, New York

Laborers’ Local 79 Partnership Promises Affordable Housing, Union Jobs and Local Hiring

New York, NY – On Thursday, November 19, Laborers’ Local 79  and L+M Development Partners announced a new agreement promising a strong new precedent for the future of progressive affordable housing development, union job creation and local hiring in New York City. The agreement, which will initially cover work on 3,182 apartments in Harlem, the South…

NSBCTC President Calls Anti-Mask Crowd ‘Sinful’ – Champions Smart Safety Protocols
Building Trades, Features, Health and Safety, Law and Politics, New York, topslot

NSBCTC President Calls Anti-Mask Crowd ‘Sinful’ – Champions Smart Safety Protocols

Long Island, NY – Last spring, Long Island was a hotbed of COVID-19, and although cases are once again spiking in New York, efforts to curtail the virus resulted in the Empire State eventually ranking fourth in the lowest infection rates nationwide. That achievement helped many Suffolk County businesses keep the lights on. “A coalition…

2020 Heroes of Labor: Oren Barzilay, Local 2507, Uniformed EMTs, Paramedics, and Fire Inspectors President
Events, Features, headline, Health and Safety, Law and Politics, Municipal Government, New York

2020 Heroes of Labor: Oren Barzilay, Local 2507, Uniformed EMTs, Paramedics, and Fire Inspectors President

Editor’s Note: On Thursday, November  19, LaborPress and Emblem Health bring you the second 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 representing New York City Emergency Services workers. Honorees include Uniformed Fire Alarm Dispatchers Benevolent Association President Faye Smyth; Uniformed Firefighters…

2020 Heroes of Labor: Vincent Variale Uniformed EMS Officers Union Local 3621 President
Events, Features, Health and Safety, Municipal Government, New York

2020 Heroes of Labor: Vincent Variale Uniformed EMS Officers Union Local 3621 President

Editor’s Note: On Thursday, November  19, LaborPress and Emblem Health bring you the second 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 representing New York City Emergency Services workers. Honorees include Uniformed Fire Alarm Dispatchers Benevolent Association President Faye Smyth; Uniformed Firefighters…

2020 Heroes of Labor: Jake Lemonda, Uniformed Fire Officers Association President
Features, headline, Health and Safety, New York

2020 Heroes of Labor: Jake Lemonda, Uniformed Fire Officers Association President

Editor’s Note: On Thursday, November  19, LaborPress and Emblem Health bring you the second 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 representing New York City Emergency Services workers. Honorees include Uniformed Fire Alarm Dispatchers Benevolent Association President Faye Smyth; Uniformed Firefighters…

2020 Heroes of Labor: Andy Ansbro, Uniformed Firefighters Association Local 94 President
Features, Health and Safety, Municipal Government, New York, topslot

2020 Heroes of Labor: Andy Ansbro, Uniformed Firefighters Association Local 94 President

Editor’s Note: On Thursday, November  19, LaborPress and Emblem Health bring you the second 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 representing New York City Emergency Services workers. Honorees include Uniformed Fire Alarm Dispatchers Benevolent Association President Faye Smyth; Uniformed Firefighters…

2020 Heroes of Labor: Faye Smyth, Uniformed Fire Alarm Dispatchers Benevolent Association President
Features, headline, Health and Safety, Municipal Government, New York

2020 Heroes of Labor: Faye Smyth, Uniformed Fire Alarm Dispatchers Benevolent Association President

Editor’s Note: On Thursday, November  19, LaborPress and Emblem Health bring you the second 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 representing New York City Emergency Services workers. Honorees include Uniformed Fire Alarm Dispatchers Benevolent Association President Faye Smyth; Uniformed Firefighters…

Phil Cohen Memoir Chronicles the Fight against Union Busting in North Carolina
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Phil Cohen Memoir Chronicles the Fight against Union Busting in North Carolina

New York, NY – Phil Cohen, a veteran organizer, was called out of retirement in 2017 by Workers United/SEIU to investigate and expose an illegal union-busting plot by Mohawk Industries at its North Carolina carpet mill. Cohen’s account of his fight to prove that management was behind an unlawful decertification petition and forced workers to…

SEIU 775 Benefits Group to Work with MagnaCare’s New & expanded Technology-Powered Trust and Welfare Administration Services
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SEIU 775 Benefits Group to Work with MagnaCare’s New & expanded Technology-Powered Trust and Welfare Administration Services

New York, NY – MagnaCare, a third party administrator with deep expertise supporting Taft-Hartley trusts, announced on Wednesday, November 11, that Seattle-based SEIU 775 Benefits Group has chosen MagnaCare’s new and expanded Trust and Welfare Administration Services to enable contribution accounting, financial administration, employee hours administration, enrollment and eligibility determination, and COBRA administration. SEIU 775…

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