Environment and Energy

N.H. Electric Co-op Strike Goes to Mediation
Environment and Energy, Features, Health and Safety, Labor News Briefs, Law and Politics, National

N.H. Electric Co-op Strike Goes to Mediation

PLYMOUTH, N.H.—A federal mediator joined talks between the New Hampshire Electric Cooperative and International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 1837 May 11, seeking to resolve the strike that began May 7. The Laconia Daily Sun reported that “there was no immediate breakthrough,” but the mediator would work with bother sides to continue negotiations. The company…

New York Remains on the Forefront of the Labor Movement
Building Trades, Environment and Energy, Features, Health and Safety, Law and Politics, New York

New York Remains on the Forefront of the Labor Movement

New York, NY – New York is union strong. The quality of the building trades union work comes from their classroom and on-the-job paid training of apprentices. Think of the teachers educating our children, healthcare professionals caring for all of us; police, firefighters and other public employees, those who make our bridges strong and safe…

Cuomo joins rally as battle between Related and unions heats up
Building Trades, Environment and Energy, Features, Law and Politics, Municipal Government, New York

Cuomo joins rally as battle between Related and unions heats up

Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Tuesday lent his support to a union rally against Related Companies — though he stopped short of joining chants of “Fuck Steve Ross” and “We just punched Related in the face.” Though the governor adopted some of the bluster of other speakers at the rally, he didn’t mention the Hudson Yards…

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