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A Decade After It Acknowledged its Role in FDNY Deaths and Injuries at the Deutsche Bank Building, Bovis Denies Responsibility
Features, Health and Safety, Law and Politics, New York

A Decade After It Acknowledged its Role in FDNY Deaths and Injuries at the Deutsche Bank Building, Bovis Denies Responsibility

More than 10 years have passed since two firefighters perished on the 14th and 15th floors of the Deutsche Bank building. Trapped in the maze like upper floors of the building by impenetrable barriers that sealed off the interior stairways, they died waiting for water that was never going to come.

MagnaCare Hosts Forum on Labor Benefits
Features, Health and Safety, New York

MagnaCare Hosts Forum on Labor Benefits

MagnaCare, a leader in self-insurance and healthcare services, hosted a “Labor Appreciation Lunch & Learn” forum on Wednesday, September 14th, at the Rainbow Room at 30 Rockefeller Plaza. The program agenda featured speakers Simeon Schindelman, CEO, MagnaCare, and Mario Cilento, President, New York State AFL-CIO, and two panel discussions.

Farmworker Union Launches Boycott Against Reynolds E-Cigarettes, Rallies Against White Sumpremacy
Features, Law and Politics, National

Farmworker Union Launches Boycott Against Reynolds E-Cigarettes, Rallies Against White Sumpremacy

At their national convention Saturday in Toledo, Ohio, the AFL-CIO Farm Labor Organizing Committee celebrated its fiftieth year by launching a boycott of Reynold’s Vuse E-Cigarettes.  FLOC Organizer Catherine Crowe says their membership has been targeting Reynolds American and other tobacco companies for over a decade. [Catherine Crowe]: “We see abuses in the fields in…

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