New York, NY – This week, Speaker Corey Johnson endorsed a new resolution introduced in the City Council supporting the Building Trades’ ongoing #CountMeIn campaign against “greedy developers” in the construction industry. Which got LaborPress to wondering: should Charter/Spectrum workers striking against similar “corporate greed” for the past 19 months, expect a City Council resolution…
New York, NY – This weekend, large groups of protestors showed up in suddenly cold temperatures on the steps of City Hall for a “Rally for our Neighborhoods.”
New York, NY – “Shame on you for killing the American Dream.” Trade unionists fighting the spread of so-called “open shop” development throughout New York City brought the #CountMeIn campaign to the doorstep of some of the most influential powerbrokers in town on Thursday night.
New York, NY – Passersby in front of Related Cos. CEO Stephen Ross’ Columbus Circle offices, on Tuesday, gobbled up flyers calling for the giant real estate outfit to be reformed.
New York, NY – The head of the largest property service workers union in United States is calling Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation to the U.S. Supreme Court a “slap in the face to all women and a threat to all working families.” And he’s not alone.
New York, NY – Embattled labor leaders beset by a continuous onslaught of anti-union attacks from the right, struck a defiant tone at MagnaCare’s “Leading Through Challenges” event held in town on October 4.
Portland, Oregon – If it was the brick house that stood strong against the big bad wolf, that’s because brick is built to last. So are the local unions of Bricklayers and Allied Crafts (BAC). This year marks the 125th anniversary of BAC Local 1 of Oregon and Southwest Washington. BAC Local 1 began on May…