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TWU Local 100 At The Bargaining Table
New York, topslot, Transportation

TWU Local 100 At The Bargaining Table

New York, NY — TWU Local 100 is the union that organized the workers on New York’s subway lines back in 1934 under the leadership of the great Mike Quill. The organizing fight took years, but it was successful because of Quill’s conviction that industrial unionism – organizing every trade and craft working for a…

Leaders in Labor with Michael Jordan: Tony Petillo and Local 125
Features, Health and Safety, Law and Politics, Municipal Government, New York

Leaders in Labor with Michael Jordan: Tony Petillo and Local 125

Union members rely on their Local’s leadership to get the most value possible out of their compensation and benefits. Every wage and benefit negotiated greatly impacts members’ pockets. This is something Michael Jordan deeply believes in. Michael has spent the last 25 years working in benefits and insurance, and currently serves as One Call’s General…

Cabbies Circle Cuomo’s Office In Protest of $2.50 Surcharge
Features, Law and Politics, Municipal Government, New York, Transportation

Cabbies Circle Cuomo’s Office In Protest of $2.50 Surcharge

NEW YORK, N.Y.—Lines of yellow cabs oozed past Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s Third Avenue offices March 6, honking their horns in polyphonic cacophony, their hoods, back-seat windows, and fenders bearing posters reading “Respect the Drivers” and “No More Suicides, No More Bankruptcies.” Someone called out “Tax the rich” in a South Asian accent, and the drivers…

It’s Alive! (Maybe) NYC’s Continuing Debate Over Amazon HQ2 And What It Means For Trade Unionists
Building Trades, Features, headline, Law and Politics, New York, Retail

It’s Alive! (Maybe) NYC’s Continuing Debate Over Amazon HQ2 And What It Means For Trade Unionists

New York, NY – Whether or not the deal is really dead, Governor Andrew Cuomo’s efforts to revivify the ashes of “Amazon HQ2” have already succeeded in stoking lots anger and recriminations from everyone involved in the issue. But what’s to be made of the way this “Union Town” has reacted to the brouhaha?

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