Municipal Government

Jersey-Based Company is Violating Long Island First Policy, Local 66 Political Coordinator Says
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Jersey-Based Company is Violating Long Island First Policy, Local 66 Political Coordinator Says

Melville, L.I. – Members of Laborers Local 66 are protesting outside the former Newsday building in Melville this week, after learning the new property owners, despite receiving generous tax breaks, will not be using local demolition services on the construction site. The union believes Hartz Mountain Industries Inc., a New Jersey company, should not be…

Not All Business is Down During the Pandemic
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Not All Business is Down During the Pandemic

New York, NY – Although the year 2020 has been a bust for many companies and small businesses, there are some businesses that have experienced a steady upswing. Small businesses, such as drafting services for those looking to make home improvements, have been fortunate. Delivery services have become important to those who do not want…

2020 Heroes of Labor: Oren Barzilay, Local 2507, Uniformed EMTs, Paramedics, and Fire Inspectors President
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2020 Heroes of Labor: Oren Barzilay, Local 2507, Uniformed EMTs, Paramedics, and Fire Inspectors President

Editor’s Note: On Thursday, November  19, LaborPress and Emblem Health bring you the second half of the 9th Annual LaborPress Heroes of Labor Awards. The virtual event beginning at 2 p.m. will feature a timely discussion with union leaders representing New York City Emergency Services workers. Honorees include Uniformed Fire Alarm Dispatchers Benevolent Association President Faye Smyth; Uniformed Firefighters…

2020 Heroes of Labor: Vincent Variale Uniformed EMS Officers Union Local 3621 President
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2020 Heroes of Labor: Vincent Variale Uniformed EMS Officers Union Local 3621 President

Editor’s Note: On Thursday, November  19, LaborPress and Emblem Health bring you the second half of the 9th Annual LaborPress Heroes of Labor Awards. The virtual event beginning at 2 p.m. will feature a timely discussion with union leaders representing New York City Emergency Services workers. Honorees include Uniformed Fire Alarm Dispatchers Benevolent Association President Faye Smyth; Uniformed Firefighters…

Confronting Our Historic Failure on Racism
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Confronting Our Historic Failure on Racism

Editor’s Note: Larry Moskowitz’s first picket line was in 1964 demanding federal intervention when Civil Rights activists Goodman, Schwerner and Chaney went missing, but before their bodies were found. He was a leader of the anti-war movement in Maine and a rank and file Teamster in Massachusetts.The founding staff member of The Working Families Party,…

2020 Heroes of Labor: Andy Ansbro, Uniformed Firefighters Association Local 94 President
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2020 Heroes of Labor: Andy Ansbro, Uniformed Firefighters Association Local 94 President

Editor’s Note: On Thursday, November  19, LaborPress and Emblem Health bring you the second half of the 9th Annual LaborPress Heroes of Labor Awards. The virtual event beginning at 2 p.m. will feature a timely discussion with union leaders representing New York City Emergency Services workers. Honorees include Uniformed Fire Alarm Dispatchers Benevolent Association President Faye Smyth; Uniformed Firefighters…

2020 Heroes of Labor: Faye Smyth, Uniformed Fire Alarm Dispatchers Benevolent Association President
Features, headline, Health and Safety, Municipal Government, New York

2020 Heroes of Labor: Faye Smyth, Uniformed Fire Alarm Dispatchers Benevolent Association President

Editor’s Note: On Thursday, November  19, LaborPress and Emblem Health bring you the second half of the 9th Annual LaborPress Heroes of Labor Awards. The virtual event beginning at 2 p.m. will feature a timely discussion with union leaders representing New York City Emergency Services workers. Honorees include Uniformed Fire Alarm Dispatchers Benevolent Association President Faye Smyth; Uniformed Firefighters…

NYC Comptroller Scott Stringer Endorses Taxi Union’s Debt-Relief Plan
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NYC Comptroller Scott Stringer Endorses Taxi Union’s Debt-Relief Plan

NEW YORK, N.Y.—City Comptroller Scott Stringer has endorsed the New York Taxi Workers’ Alliance’s plan to relieve up to 6,000 yellow-cab owner-drivers of massive debt. The comptroller announced his support for the plan at a rally on Broadway outside City Hall Nov. 12, saying his office has vetted the proposal and “found it fiscally sound.”…

Business Manager William Lynn and IUOE Local 30 Members: Rolling With the Punches During COVID-19
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Business Manager William Lynn and IUOE Local 30 Members: Rolling With the Punches During COVID-19

Editor’s Note: On Thursday, November  12, LaborPress and Emblem Health bring you the first half of the 9th Annual LaborPress Heroes of Labor Awards. The virtual event beginning at 2 p.m. will feature a timely discussion with union leaders in the property service worker industry featuring IUOE Local 94’s Kuba Brown, 32BJ’s Shirley Aldebol, IUOE…

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