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Majority of Airport Workers Vote to Join 32BJ
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Majority of Airport Workers Vote to Join 32BJ

May 13, 2014 By Marc Bussanich  New York, NY—Hundreds of airport workers gathered on Monday at Riverside Church to vote overwhelmingly for union representation by 32BJ SEIU, the property services union that has been leading the tough fight to organize over 12,000 low-wage workers at the region’s three main airports. WATCH VIDEO OF UNION VOTE

Thomas Buffenbarger Re-elected IAM President by Wide Margin
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Thomas Buffenbarger Re-elected IAM President by Wide Margin

May 12, 2014 By Neal Tepel New York, NY – Members of the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAM) have elected the top leadership of their union. International President Tom Buffenbarger kept the position he's held since 1997 by a margin of two-to-one. The preliminary results were announced Friday May 9th following a…

NYC Construction Wages Increase
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NYC Construction Wages Increase

May 9, 2014 By Stephanie West New York, NY – Private sector construction employment in New York City last year topped 120,000 for the first time since 2009 while wages continue to rise according to a New York Building Congress analysis of New York State Department of Labor employment statistics.

de Blasio Unveils ‘Housing New York’ Plan
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de Blasio Unveils ‘Housing New York’ Plan

May 8, 2014 By Stephanie West New York, NY — Mayor Bill de Blasio has laid out a 10-year plan to build or preserve 200,000 affordable apartments across all five boroughs—enough housing to serve more than a half-million New Yorkers, a $41 billion housing plan. Mayor de Blasio has pledged it would reach New Yorkers…

Iron Workers, Union Leaders Rally Around Striking Workers
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Iron Workers, Union Leaders Rally Around Striking Workers

May 5, 2014 By Joe Maniscalco New York, NY – Non-union construction workers fed up with their employer’s unchecked pattern of mistreatment, favortism and abuse, walked off their Bronx job site in protest earlier this week – and just two days later, some of the most influential labor leaders in the city were rallying at their…

IAM Wins Organizing Drive for Helicopter Techs
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IAM Wins Organizing Drive for Helicopter Techs

May 1, 2014 By Neal Tepel Washington, D.C. – The International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAM) have won an important organizing victory for 450 military helicopter mechanics, technicians and maintenance personnel employed by L3 at the Corpus Christi Army Depot (CCAD) in Corpus Christi, TX.

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