Houston, TX – Hurricane Harvey, which caused flooding the National Weather Service called “beyond anything experienced” in the Houston metropolitan area, also forced striking at the Wyman-Gordon aircraft-parts plant to abandon their picket line Aug.
Amherst, NY – For years, Jacqui Berger has been “fighting for and speaking up for the voiceless” as both a Member and Officer of United University Professions (UUP) in the Buffalo area
New York, NY – On Wednesday, August 23rd, the Uniformed Fire Officers Association (UFOA) and the Uniformed Firefighters Association (UFA) endorsed political newcomer Kamillah Hanks, who is running against current Council Member Debi Rose, for Staten Island’s 49th district in the City Council,.
Washington—When the Supreme Court reopens in October, a new effort to end the union shop for public-sector workers is likely to be on its docket. If four justices agree that it is worth reviewing, the Court will hear the appeal of Janus v. American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees, a second lawsuit claiming…
Lynn, Mass.—Hundreds of Boston-area transit workers rallied outside the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority’s garage here Aug. 15, protesting Gov. Charlie Baker’s plans to outsource bus maintenance to private companies.
New York, NY – On August 25, Mayor Bill de Blasio signed two packages of bills that seek to curb tenant harassment. The first package, Stand for Tenant Safety (STS), affords tenants better protections from potentially harmful construction projects that are being used to push residents out of their homes. The second set of bills addresses remedies for tenant harassment.
Suffolk, Va.—The 240 workers at the plant that makes nearly all of the Lipton tea sold in North America have a union contract for the first time since it opened more than 60 years ago.
The first span of the Governor Mario M. Cuomo Bridge is open. The iconic twin-span cable-stayed crossing “The new Mario M. Cuomo Bridge is much more than a magnificent, cutting-edge structure, it is a symbol for this state and this nation. The opening of this new span shows the world that we have our energy…