Washington, DC – Wall Street’s hair is on fire about steel and aluminum tariffs imposed by President Donald Trump, because closing mills and factories in the United States and moving them overseas is how investors enrich themselves.
NEWARK, NJ – With a new Governor in New Jersey, the AFL-CIO hopes to pass equal pay and strengthen public employee unions before Janus. The NJ AFL-CIO has a long wish of pro-worker and pro-union policies that they would like to see instituted.
Latest BCB Buzz: Ulrich Slams City On Spectrum Strike; CVS Workers Fight For Union Contract; Robinson Vies for NYS Senate; Wendt Worker Layoffs
On this episode of LaborPress’ Blue Collar Buzz, NYC Council Member Eric Ulrich criticizes the city’s inability to help bring about an end to the year-long Charter/Spectrum Strike; UFCW Local 338’s Joe Fontano and Mike Pasquaretta talk about the fight to land a 1st-ever union contract for CVS workers in Brooklyn; NYS Senate candidate Jasmine…
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Local 94, International Union of Operating Engineers (IUOE), is proud to name Matthew Barr as their LaborPress Outstanding Apprentice Nominee.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M.—The New Mexico Federation of Labor announced March 13 that it has ousted its president, Jon Hendry, one day after a second woman filed a lawsuit accusing him of sexual harassment.
New York, NY – The nine-day strike by 33,000 West Virginia public school employees on March 6th has triggered worker protests across the country. As municipalities and companies discontinue pensions and health benefits workers are reacting.
“Rocktopia” a broadway show with no stars on stage, but with a large chorus and musical component, is now union. This popular Broadway production has now reached an agreement with Actors’ Equity. Negotiations have been taking place since November 2017.
New York, NY – Looking at the gleaming Hudson Yards towers punching holes in the clouds over Manhattan’s West Side at W. 34th St. and 10th Avenue, members of New York City’s unionized Building Trades see their hold on the American Dream hanging in the balance.
Richmond, Virginia – Frontier is stepping up union busting activities against striking CWA workers in Virginia. The company is agressively hiring scabs and a private police force. Intimidation and harasment of workers has escalated.