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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…

Workers Unite Film Festival Says ‘#CountUsIn’
Building Trades, Features, Health and Safety, Law and Politics, New York

Workers Unite Film Festival Says ‘#CountUsIn’

NEW YORK, N.Y.—New York is far from the only place where profit-driven haste costs construction workers their lives. The Cost of Construction, a 2016 documentary shown at the seventh annual Workers Unite Film Festival, focuses on the building boom in Las Vegas during the pre-recession real-estate bubble—particularly MGM’s $9 billion Project City Center development, a…

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…

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