This week, LaborPress’s Joe Maniscalco had the sad task of reporting the the first construction worker death of the year. With barely the first month of the new year gone, 33 year-old Jucong Wu’s body lay bent and broken at the bottom of an elevator shaft. That’s not only tragic, it’s unforgivable. Yet unforgivable is…
WASHINGTON, DC – North America’s Building Trades Unions (NABTU) released the following statement upon the release of US Department of Labor (DoL) data on union membership: “As we look to the White House and Congress to move on infrastructure, NABTU’s skilled craft professionals are the key players in any sustainable plan that moves forward.
New York, NY – High-powered New York State Senator Chuck Schumer [D-NY], on Thursday night, was lambasted as a real estate toady who is willfully ignoring the plight of workers, small business owners and the homeless.
New York, NY – For the first time ever, LaborPress is honoring the outstanding graduating apprentices in New York City. Unions in the Big Apple are encouraged to participate. The “Outstanding Apprentices of the Year Awards” ceremony will take place on May 23rd at the District Council of Carpenters, 395 Hudson Street from 5 to 7 p.m….
New York, NY – For the first time ever, LaborPress is honoring the outstanding graduating apprentices in New York City. Unions in the Big Apple are encouraged to participate.
HAUPPAUGE, N.Y.—The incoming president of the Building Trades Council of Nassau and Suffolk says his primary focus will be creating “opportunities for people who live on the Island.”
The newest episode of LaborPress’ Blue Collar Buzz features wide-ranging discussions with SEIU Local 246 President Joe Colangelo, Carpenters Union Training Director Walter Warzecha, and Workers Compensation Attorney Jordan Ziegler.
WASHINGTON—A top federal appeals court has unanimously rejected an attempt to weaken the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s 2016 rule covering workers’ exposure to silica dust.