New York

Problems Continue Managing Prisons
Features, Health and Safety, Municipal Government, New York

Problems Continue Managing Prisons

Albany, NY – The state agency in charge of the oversight and inspection of 561 state and local correctional facilities and jails across New York is not tracking or analyzing incidents according to an audit released  by State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli. Auditors also found the State Commission of Correction is  not routinely inspecting the state’s 54 prisons.

LaborPress Honors Outstanding Apprentices May 23rd
Building Trades, Features, New York

LaborPress Honors Outstanding Apprentices May 23rd

New York, NY – For the first time ever, LaborPress is honoring the outstanding graduating apprentices in New York City. Unions in the Big Apple are encouraged to participate. The “Outstanding Apprentices of the Year Awards” ceremony will take place on May 23rd at the District Council of Carpenters, 395 Hudson Street from 5 to 7 p.m….

Listen Now! Spectrum Strike; GOP Tax Swindle; REBNY and More!
Blue Collar Buzz, Features, Law and Politics, Multimedia, Municipal Government, New York

Listen Now! Spectrum Strike; GOP Tax Swindle; REBNY and More!

On the newest episode of LaborPress’ Blue Collar Buzz (below), IBEW Local 3 Business Manager Chris Erikson talks about the 10-month-old Charter Spectrum strike and what workers are now facing; Candice Johnson, from the Communications Workers of America, analyzes the great corporate tax cut swindle through the lens of what’s happening to workers at AT&T…

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