SALEM, Ohio—Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents arrested 146 workers at a Northeast Ohio meatpacking plant June 19, in a raid that Retail, Wholesale and Department Store Union President Stuart Appelbaum called “unconscionable.”
NEW YORK, N.Y.—The U.S.’s two largest teachers unions joined several civil-rights groups June 20 in filing a complaint with the United Nations Human Rights Council against the Trump administration’s policy of taking away the children of families caught illegally crossing the border.
ALBANY, N.Y. – on June 14th, an important legislation aimed at helping those that participated in World Trade Center rescue, recovery or clean-up operations, passed the Assembly. Thanks to Assemblymember Yuh-Line Niou as its main sponsor, Assembly Bill A10499 sailed through the New York State Assembly.
New York, NY – On this episode of LaborPress’ Blue Collar Buzz Chief-Leader Bob Hennelly joins Joe Maniscalco in the studio for a wide ranging discussion about Trump’s latest attack on Federal workers; the Asbestos danger facing both members of Local 78, as well as the public at large; and new ways fund managers can reduce…
NEW YORK, N.Y. – Comptroller Scott M. Stringer has released a report outlining the stark state of mental health and social services in the city’s public schools. “Safe and Supportive Schools: A Plan to Improve School Climate and Safety in NYC,” discribes a dangerous rise in bullying in the City’s public educational institutions. The audit also reveales …
BANGOR, Pa.—A Cleveland-based company in the process of taking over more than 10 Pennsylvania nursing homes is refusing to recognize their contracts with SEIU Healthcare, sparking fears among workers that their job security and benefits are on the chopping block. Saber Healthcare Group has already frozen wages at four facilities, SEIU spokesperson Jenn Landolina Wood…
ROCHESTER, N.Y.—Rochester Mayor Lovely Warren and several other elected officials urged the Anthony Jordan Health Center clinic chain June 6 to accept a federal mediator’s contract proposal and end a three-day strike by about 65 workers.
NEW YORK, NY — New York City’s styrofoam ban will go into effect by January 1, 2019. Food service “New York City’s ban on styrofoam is long overdue, and New Yorkers are ready to start using recyclable alternatives.
NEW YORK, N.Y.—The crowd on the steps of the Bronx County Courthouse June 13 chanted alternating slogans. First, “Who are we? Teamsters!”; then, “Who are we? Africans!”
On Sunday, June 10, Coral Davenport’s front-page story in The New York Times provided a guide to the many government agencies where the Trump administration is eliminating science from their agendas. Let’s just look at one example – the workplace—to demonstrate why this is a very dangerous idea. DirtyDangerous_FullReport_Final