Municipal Government

Bangladeshi American Police Association Honors 7 At 3rd Annual Dinner
Features, Municipal Government, New York, Transportation

Bangladeshi American Police Association Honors 7 At 3rd Annual Dinner

New York, NY – The Bangladeshi American Police Association (BAPA) held its third Annual Dinner on Friday, November 17, in Jackson Heights, Queens. The seven honorees of the evening were Chief Thomas Chan, Man of the Year, Chief Diana Pizzuti, Woman of the Year, Detective Miosotis Familia, Heroism Award, Posthumously, Community Service Award, Imam Kahlid…

This Week’s Buzz: Labor Backs Democratic-Socialism!
Blue Collar Buzz, Features, Law and Politics, Multimedia, Municipal Government, National

This Week’s Buzz: Labor Backs Democratic-Socialism!

New York, NY – On this week’s episode of LaborPress’ Blue Collar Buzz, Virginia Delegate-Elect Lee Carter talks about November 7’s “blue wave” and how he defied the Democratic Party leadership to  win his seat as a Democratic-Socialist. We also hear from Union Members Radio Hosts James Dennis and Dr. Marick Masters about the need…

Local IWW History
Features, Municipal Government, National

Local IWW History

Hartford, Connecticut – Since the groundbreaking work of Jesse Lemisch, Howard Zinn and Staughton Lynd, “history from the bottom up” has become an important part of the radical landscape. Such history informs us that everyday people propel events while underscoring that progress comes from collective action. To paraphrase Zinn, untold numbers of people whose names…

Glass-Factory Employees Reject UAW
Features, Municipal Government, National

Glass-Factory Employees Reject UAW

MORAINE, Ohio—Workers at Fuyao Glass America voted against joining the United Auto Workers Nov. 9 by a 2-1 margin. The UAW had spent more than a year trying to organize the 1,600 workers at the Chinese-owned automotive-glass plant. “It was fairly shocking,” Fuyao worker Jeremy Grant, a UAW supporter, told the Dayton Daily News. “We…

Nearing Retirement but Not Slowing Down
Features, Municipal Government, New York

Nearing Retirement but Not Slowing Down

New York, NY – After 23 years working for the city of New York, Paul Spicer isn’t sure he’s ready to retire. The 65-year-old sighs and chuckles: “Maybe I’ll hold on for another year or two.”If Spicer does stay on, his colleagues and the clients he serves as a job opportunity specialist at Rider Job…

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