Commitment. That’s what gets the job done. When people become committed to a cause, an idea, or a philosophy, is when things begin to happen.
New York, NY – Low-wage earners utilizing passage of last year’s Fast Food Worker Empowerment Bill to create a first of its kind non-profit advocacy group funded through automatic paycheck deductions, are vowing to agitate for a lot more than a $15 an hour minimum wage in the coming years.
The newest episode of LaborPress’ Blue Collar Buzz features wide-ranging discussions with SEIU Local 246 President Joe Colangelo, Carpenters Union Training Director Walter Warzecha, and Workers Compensation Attorney Jordan Ziegler.
New York, NY – While AT&T continues its plans to layoff CWA members the union, Communications Workers of America, is taking the company to court. AT&T is subcontracting jobs and hiring workers overseas. AT&T publicly announced holiday bonuses while quietly laying off a large number of employees. The pattern of American companies moving jobs to…
New York, NY – From February 15 – 20th, in Hollywood, Florida, the 41st annual National Labor and Management Conference (NLMC) will be held, providing a crucial forum for current critical issues that affect both labor and management.
NEW YORK, N.Y.—Home health-care workers who stay with their clients 24 hours a day appealed to the New York State Industrial Board of Appeals Jan. 5 to order them paid for the full shift, urging it to void an emergency regulation issued by the state Department of Labor last October that says they should only…
BELLEVILLE, Ill.—A St. Clair County circuit judge on Dec. 27 voided Gov. Bruce Rauner’s executive order to halt collection of union fees from state workers who aren’t members was illegal.
New York, NY – Governor Andrew Cuomo, this week, disappointed striking IBEW Local 3 workers and supporters who had hoped the state’s top executive might take Charter/Spectrum to task during his 2018 State of the State address on Wednesday.
YONKERS, NY-State Senate Democratic Conference Leader Andrea Stewart-Cousins and Assemblymember Shelley Mayer have applauded Governor Andrew Cuomo for signing a bill they sponsored into law which authorizes members of the Yonkers Fire Department to continue to support their members.
At the end of this month, Arthur Cheliotes will retire after 38 years as president of Communications Workers of America Local 1180. In those years, the union, which represents more than 8,500 administrative and supervisory employees at city agencies, state courts, and nonprofit organizations, became a voice in the city’s labor movement far beyond its…