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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…

Tune In to Hear the Buzz from LP’s 2017 Leadership Awards!
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Tune In to Hear the Buzz from LP’s 2017 Leadership Awards!

This Sunday night’s 9 o’clock 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…

Listen Now! Blue Collar Buzz For The Week of 11/26/17
Blue Collar Buzz, Building Trades, Features, Health and Safety, Law and Politics, Multimedia, National

Listen Now! Blue Collar Buzz For The Week of 11/26/17

This week’s episode of LaborPress’ Blue Collar Buzz joins  Robert Grey, chair of the Workers Compensation Alliance, in looking at big business’ latest attempts to chisel injured workers out of vital benefits. We also talk with Mary Fogarty, CEO of Local Link Wellness about the lifelines being offered workers grappling with substance abuse. On hand, as…

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