Blue Collar Buzz

LaborPress Is Unionized! Listen Here!
Blue Collar Buzz, Features, Law and Politics, Municipal Government, National

LaborPress Is Unionized! Listen Here!

LaborPress is unionized! OPEIU VP Michael Goodwin joins us to talk about union membership; WNYLaborToday’s Tom Campbell; Union Members Radio’s Dr. Marick Masters: UCOMMBlog’s Kris LaGrange; and The Labor Network’s Mark Harrison join us to talk about the importance of having independent journalists cover labor news. LaborPress’ “Blue Collar Buzz” airs every Sunday night on…

Listen Now! Spectrum Strike; GOP Tax Swindle; REBNY and More!
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Listen Now! Spectrum Strike; GOP Tax Swindle; REBNY and More!

On the newest episode of LaborPress’ Blue Collar Buzz (below), IBEW Local 3 Business Manager Chris Erikson talks about the 10-month-old Charter Spectrum strike and what workers are now facing; Candice Johnson, from the Communications Workers of America, analyzes the great corporate tax cut swindle through the lens of what’s happening to workers at AT&T…

Latest Buzz…Stuart Appelbaum…Governor Cuomo…Bill de Blasio…More!
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Latest Buzz…Stuart Appelbaum…Governor Cuomo…Bill de Blasio…More!

New York, NY – On the latest episode of LaborPress’ Blue Collar Buzz, Host Bill Hohlfeld talks to RWDSU President and UFCW Executive VP Stuart Appelbaum about Governor Andrew Cuomo’s push to end the sub-minimum wage for tipped workers in New York; attorneys John Elefterakis and Jeffrey Bromfeld about the pressure on hurt workers to…

Here It Now: Voices of Maimonides Workers; CUNY Faculty; More!
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Here It Now: Voices of Maimonides Workers; CUNY Faculty; More!

This week, Blue Collar Buzz brings you voices of workers fighting to keep their jobs at Maimonides Medical Center in Brooklyn, following the administration’s decision to axe more than 100 staffers before Christmas. We also bring you PSC-CUNY faculty & staff on the front lines of their renewed battle for a fair contract. We’ve also got…

Buzzing About Lost Jobs At Maimonides; CUNY Contract Fight And More!
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Buzzing About Lost Jobs At Maimonides; CUNY Contract Fight And More!

On the latest episode of Blue Collar Buzz, airing Sunday night at 9 p.m. on AM970TheAnswer, we’re taking a look at Maimonides Medical Center’s outrageous decision to axe more than 100 staffers before Christmas, as well as PSC-CUNY’s renewed battle for a fair contract. We’re also talking to Local 1 Plumber and Mentor Judaline Cassidy…

Listen Now: Voices From the 2017 LP Leadership Awards
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Listen Now: Voices From the 2017 LP Leadership Awards

This week’s episode of LaborPress’ Blue Collar Buzz is coming to you direct from Carpenters Union headquarters and the 2017 LaborPress Leadership Awards. Sitting down at the table with us for a series of wide-ranging labor-themed discussions are CWA 1180 leader Arthur Cheliotes; Greater NY Chamber of Commerce President Mark Jaffe; Workers’ Comp attorney Don…

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