Blue Collar Buzz

Latest Buzz: Spectrum Strike! CVS Contract Fight! Small Business Survival Act!
Blue Collar Buzz, Building Trades, Features, Law and Politics, Municipal Government, National, Retail

Latest Buzz: Spectrum Strike! CVS Contract Fight! Small Business Survival Act!

New York, NY – On this episode of LaborPress’ Blue Collar Buzz we’re revisiting the workers at CVS on Flatbush Avenue and their ongoing fight to become the first unionized shop on the East Coast to secure a fairly bargained contract from the giant pharmaceutical chain. Despite successfully organizing nearly three years ago, CVS continues to…

Latest Buzz: Asbestos Threat; Trump Attacks, And More!
Blue Collar Buzz, Building Trades, Features, Health and Safety, Law and Politics, National

Latest Buzz: Asbestos Threat; Trump Attacks, And More!

New York, NY – On this episode of LaborPress’ Blue Collar Buzz Chief-Leader Bob Hennelly joins Joe Maniscalco in the studio for a wide ranging discussion about Trump’s latest attack on Federal workers; the Asbestos danger facing both members of Local 78, as well as the public at large; and new ways fund managers can reduce…

This Week’s Buzz: #CountMeIn Up Close; Inside MSG; NYSNA Safe Staffing Push; Help For 9/11 First-Responders
Blue Collar Buzz, Building Trades, Entertainment, Features, National

This Week’s Buzz: #CountMeIn Up Close; Inside MSG; NYSNA Safe Staffing Push; Help For 9/11 First-Responders

New York, NY – On this episode of LaborPress’ Blue Collar Buzz members of the #CountMeIn Movement talk about the fight to preserve good middle class jobs in NYC’s construction industry — and what the outcome of that battle means for the rest of the country at large; Chief Labor Reporter Bob Hennelly talks more about…

Latest Buzz: MTA Workers Attacked! Talented Teachers Stifled! Rosy Unemployment Stats Debunked!
Blue Collar Buzz, Education, Features, Multimedia, National, Transportation

Latest Buzz: MTA Workers Attacked! Talented Teachers Stifled! Rosy Unemployment Stats Debunked!

New York, NY – On this episode of LaborPress’ Blue Collar Buzz TWU Local 100 President Tony Utano talks about the violent attacks MTA workers are being subjected to in the face of ongoing subway and bus delays; retired New York City public school teacher Camila Saly talks about how the Department of Education’s top-down corporate…

The Latest Buzz: Tools & Tiaras; REBNY Backlash; Drama Desk Awards; And Sarah Jaffe, Too!
Blue Collar Buzz, Building Trades, Entertainment, Features, Law and Politics, Municipal Government, National

The Latest Buzz: Tools & Tiaras; REBNY Backlash; Drama Desk Awards; And Sarah Jaffe, Too!

New York, NY – On this episode of LaborPress’ Blue Collar Buzz Lena Melendez of the group Dominicans in Defense of Businesses and Housing talks about how the Real Estate Board of NY [REBNY] is driving up rents and hurting communities; Drama Desk Awards President Charles Wright and BroadwayWorld.com’s Richard Ridge talk about theater in NYC…

New Buzz: Latest On The Charter Spectrum Strike And More!
Blue Collar Buzz, Building Trades, Features, Law and Politics, Multimedia, National

New Buzz: Latest On The Charter Spectrum Strike And More!

New York, NY – On this episode of LaborPress’ Blue Collar Buzz, we welcome Michael DeVito, progressive candidate for Congress in the 11th District, as well as an outspoken supporter of striking IBEW Local 3 workers at Charter/Spectrum. Sanela Djencic returns to the show to talk about the impact the more than 400-day Charter/Spectrum strike…

Latest Buzz: NYU Langone Staffers Fight For Middle Class Jobs; TWU Champions JetBlue Flight Attendants; More!
Blue Collar Buzz, Building Trades, Features, Health and Safety, National, Transportation

Latest Buzz: NYU Langone Staffers Fight For Middle Class Jobs; TWU Champions JetBlue Flight Attendants; More!

New York, NY – On this episode of LaborPress’ Blue Collar Buzz we talk to Andy Cassagnol, clerk, Surgical ICU, about NYU Langone’s decision to pull out of the League of Voluntary Hospitals, and what it means for workers who now fear their wages & benefits are in jeopardy; Co-Host Bill Hohlfeld and friends from Rockland…

Latest Buzz: SAG-AFTRA Prez Gabrielle Carteris Talks Union’s Response To #MeToo; Gayle McLaughlin Talks Revolution; And More!
Blue Collar Buzz, Features, Health and Safety, Law and Politics, Multimedia, National

Latest Buzz: SAG-AFTRA Prez Gabrielle Carteris Talks Union’s Response To #MeToo; Gayle McLaughlin Talks Revolution; And More!

New York, NY – On this episode of LaborPress’ Blue Collar Buzz, California Lt. Governor Candidate Gayle McLaughlin talks about the upcoming race and the ongoing fight against corporate control; SAG-AFTRA leaders Gabrielle Carteris and Rebecca Damon talk about union action in response to the #MeToo movement; Workers United Special Projects Coordinator Phil Cohen talks about…

Latest Buzz: May Day 2018 And Much More!
Blue Collar Buzz, Building Trades, Features, Law and Politics, Multimedia, National, Retail

Latest Buzz: May Day 2018 And Much More!

New York, NY – On this special May Day episode of LaborPress’ Blue Collar Buzz, we talk with Rebecca Damon, president, SAG-AFTRA, NY about the fight voice actors are currently waging for workplace justice, as well as the union’s response to the nationwide #MeToo Movement; IUOE, Local 94 training instructor Bill Caramico gives an impassioned and…

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