New York, NY – The Uniformed Firefighters Association [UFA] celebrated its 100th anniversary in 2017 – throughout the decades, the UFA has fought to protect the rights of its members, obtain better and safer working conditions, secure adequate pay, obtain the equitable resolution of grievances and more.
New York, NY – Opponents of the heavily subsided plan to establish a new headquarters for Amazon.com in Long Island City, say, if, indeed, the contentious deal is falling apart, as reports suggest, the online giant has only itself to blame.
New York, NY – Unions representing workers who understand all too well what happens when supercharged hurricanes and floods hit town are applauding the introduction of Congress Member Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’ [D-14th District] Green New Deal resolution this week.
New York, NY – Construction workers in this town are routinely abused, exploited and have their lives put in mortal jeopardy — but that isn’t stopping the greedy developers and the hired contractors responsible for the daily atrocities from feasting on the public dole. Not one little bit.
New York, NY – The head of the Retail, Wholesale and Department Store Union [RWDSU] is dismissing limited union support for notoriously anti-union CEO Jeff Bezos and his bid to establish a new HQ for Amazon.com in Long Island City, Queens — while also expressing hope that his brothers in the House of Labor will…
Editor’s Note: This is Part One of a series looking at ongoing efforts to launch a new pre-apprenticeship program based in Queensbridge, Long Island City. New York, NY – Ask 696 Build Queensbridge Founder and Director K. Bain what’s the biggest threat facing kids today, growing up in the often dangerous Long Island City community,…
New York, NY – Interfaith leaders and worker advocates rallying outside the Real Estate Board of New York’s 123rd Annual Banquet in Midtown Manhattan, recently, held a moment of silence for exploited construction workers who continue to be consumed on the blood-smeared altar of overdevelopment.
NEW YORK, N.Y.—Tools and Tiaras’ Web site features a video of girls in a London elementary school drawing firefighters, surgeons, and pilots as almost exclusively male—and then being presented with women in those jobs.
New York, NY – The 42nd annual National Labor and Management Conference will be held from February 14 – 19 in Hollywood, Florida, bringing together hundreds of leaders in the fields of health care, labor law, banking and insurance, and labor among others.
New York, NY – It’s Martin Luther King Jr. Day and the 31st day of the government shutdown that has robbed 800,000 working Americans of their jobs — how easy it is to revile Donald J. Trump for his relentless attack on American workers, their families and so much else — but what about the…