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REBNY Bullies
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REBNY Bullies

The Real Estate Board of New York — the more than 100-year-old institution known as REBNY — wields tremendous influence on New York City politics. Critics say the trade organization wields far too much power. Check out the engaging animation below.  

TWU 2017 Times Square Rally
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TWU 2017 Times Square Rally

Members of the Transport Workers Union of America filled Times Square on Wednesday, October 18, to protest American Airlines’ outrageous policies of outsourcing highly sensitive — never mind good paying American jobs — to foreign countries.

Casting Directors Turn up the Heat…
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Casting Directors Turn up the Heat…

This past summer, casting directors represented by Teamsters Local 817 turned up the heat on the Broadway League in their fight for healthcare and pension benefits – the same kinds of benefits the rest of Broadway’s unionized workers enjoy. Check out the evolving photo gallery here.  

IBEW Local 3’s 2017 Strike Against Charter/Spectrum
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IBEW Local 3’s 2017 Strike Against Charter/Spectrum

On March 28, approximately 1,800 members of IBEW Local 3 took the bold step and launched a strike against telecommunications giant Charter/Spectrum after the multi-billion corporation refused to back off on attempts to gut the healthcare and pension plans of employees. Since then, the union, backed by their brothers and sisters in the labor movement,…

‘Fire’ and More on This Week’s ‘Buzz’
Blue Collar Buzz, Building Trades, Features, Health and Safety, Multimedia, Municipal Government, Transportation

‘Fire’ and More on This Week’s ‘Buzz’

New York, NY – On this week’s episode of LaborPress’ Blue Collar Buzz we introduce you to “Fire”, a new off- Broadway play performing this month based on the infamous Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire, and “iWalk4Meso”,  the new campaign to combat mesothelioma, an insidious disease afflicting thousands of workers each year. We also discuss the future…

This Week’s Buzz: United Steelworkers President Leo Gerard on Trump’s ‘Malarky’
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This Week’s Buzz: United Steelworkers President Leo Gerard on Trump’s ‘Malarky’

New York, NY – In just the last few weeks alone, Donald Trump has had time to threaten war with South Korea, insult hurricane victims in Puerto Rico and dispatch Mike Pence to a football game in Indianapolis so the VP could jeer NFL players exercising their 1st Amendment rights. But one thing New York…

‘Buzzing’ About Corporate Greed
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‘Buzzing’ About Corporate Greed

New York, NY – On last night’s episode of LaborPress’ Blue Collar Buzz, we heard four instances where corporate greed continues to tear down the lives of working men & women — and the rest of the nation with them. [Listen Here] What else do you call it but ugly, naked greed when efforts to…

Unions React to the MAX Killings
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Unions React to the MAX Killings

June 6, 2017  By Don McIntosh Reprinted: nwLaborPress.org Portland, OR –  The May 26 attacks on the MAX light rail train hit close to home for many local union members. Jeremy Christian, an ex-con and self-described political nihilist, got on a westbound train at Lloyd Center at about 4:30 Friday and immediately targeted two African-American…

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