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Bosses Failing to Protect NY Workers From COVID-19 Could Face New Fines
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Bosses Failing to Protect NY Workers From COVID-19 Could Face New Fines

New York, NY—New York State Senator Michael Gianaris (D, WF) on Wednesday, stood with public and private sector workers to announce a new bill that will set up enforceable standards for workplace safety and carry penalties for employers who violate the standards. (Watch Video Below) Senator Gianaris made the announcement outside Bellevue Hospital as numerous…

Workers Demand New York State Force Employers to Provide On-the-Job Protections As Reopening Progresses
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Workers Demand New York State Force Employers to Provide On-the-Job Protections As Reopening Progresses

Queens, NY – This week, a cross-section of essential workers throughout the city gathered in Jackson Heights, Queens, one of the hardest hit communities during the coronavirus pandemic, to demand New York State pass new legislation compelling employers to provide them with necessary protective gear as New York City enters Phase 3 of its reopening…

Wage Theft, Tax Fraud, Trump’s Labor Spies And Much More…
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Wage Theft, Tax Fraud, Trump’s Labor Spies And Much More…

WATCH: On the latest episode of Labor This Week, show host Mark Harrison takes a look at the newly-released report detailing outrageous levels of wage theft and fraud occurring within the construction industry today. Harrison then turns to the deadly cost middle-aged workers across all sectors are paying in the race to the bottom, as…

Electricians Bring ‘Muscle Memory’ to Queens Sculpture Park
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Electricians Bring ‘Muscle Memory’ to Queens Sculpture Park

NEW YORK, N.Y.—The metal crossbars shimmer as the solar-powered lights below them cut through the evening’s cold rain and fog. Those crossbars, galvanized electrical conduit and aluminum tubing, twist upward in a double-helix pattern around a spine whose vertebrae are the conduit holders electricians call “Mae Wests.” The undulating outer edges are held together by…

LaborPress Honors Five at Annual Leadership Awards Reception
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LaborPress Honors Five at Annual Leadership Awards Reception

New York, NY – LaborPress honored five leaders in labor at its annual Leadership Awards Reception held in midtown Manhattan on Tuesday, December 3. This year’s award-winners included Nicholas LaMorte, Civil Services Employees Association Region One president; Mark Gregorio, president, TEI Group; Matthew Chartrand, Ironworkers Local 361 business manager; Mark Cannizzaro, Council of School Supervisors…

Deliver Us From the Trump-Clinton Era: Report Says Donny Tried to Use Labor to Trip Up Hilary in 2016
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Deliver Us From the Trump-Clinton Era: Report Says Donny Tried to Use Labor to Trip Up Hilary in 2016

TLM – According to reports, jailed Trump surrogate Paul Manafort tried, in 2016, to set up a back channel to AFL-CIO leader Richard Trumka in a shady effort to suppress Labor’s support for Democratic presidential nominee Hilary Clinton in Michigan and Wisconsin. Watch above.

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