New York, NY – The Jewish Labor Committee recently held its 47th Human Rights Awards Dinner at the Sheraton Hotel in midtown Manhattan.
New York, NY — LaborPress recently held its annual Leadership Awards Reception in midtown Manhattan. The honorees included Angelo Angelone, president, New York Concrete Workers District Council, LiUNA, Rebecca Damon, president, New York Local, SAG-AFTRA, Kim Medina, executive director, District Council 1707, AFCSME, Michael Smith, president, Local 810, IBT, and Patricia White, president, Local 764, IATSE….
When UFT President Michael Mulgrew introduced Carmen Alvarez, the winner of the Charles Cogen Award at Teacher Union Day, he praised her passion for advocating for special needs children during her 28 years as the UFT vice president for special education. “She used her voice to constantly push not just the school system but the…
WASHINGTON—Will Democratic gains in the November elections lead to the repeal of so-called “right to work” laws banning the union shop?
New York, NY – When Outreach started in Glendale, Queens some 40 years ago, addiction wasn’t the killer of young people it is today. Sadly, the ensuing decades have only made the treatment center only that much more vital. And the organization could not keep up the fight without its friends and supporters.
New York, NY – If the fetid tide of white supremacy and hatred Donald Trump and his minions tried riding into the midterm elections wasn’t already familiar to trade unionists, it should be — it’s part of a very old playbook aimed at undermining worker power.
WASHINGTON—Arkansas and Missouri voted to raise the minimum wage, and Scott Walker and Bruce Rauner, two of the nation’s most anti-union governors, were defeated for re-election.
SAN FRANCISCO, Ca. – AFSCME Local 3299 members, 24,000 strong, went on a three day strike against the University of California (UC) October 23rd. They were joined by other locals in the Bay area. AFSCME Local 3299 represents support and patient care staff in the University of California (UC) medical and school systems. AFSCME members…