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Charter/Spectrum: Running Over Middle-Class Workers
Features, Law and Politics, Municipal Government, New York, Retail

Charter/Spectrum: Running Over Middle-Class Workers

New York, NY – For months, Charter/Spectrum — the second-largest cable provider in the country — has touted a so-called “wage-rich package” replete with “22 to 55-percent” pay increases, “excellent health insurance choices” and 401K savings plans with “generous six-percent dollar-for-dollar match[es].” But, if the cable giant’s offer is so great, why are striking IBEW…

Wendt Corp. Workers to Hold Lunchtime Rallies in Suburban Buffalo
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Wendt Corp. Workers to Hold Lunchtime Rallies in Suburban Buffalo

(CHEEKTOWAGA, NEW YORK) – For three days this week, just-UnionizedEmployees of the Wendt Corporation, a suburban manufacturer of scrap recycling machinery, will hold lunchtime rallies outside the company’s Cheektowaga plant to protest what Union Officials tell WNYLaborToday.com is a blatant attempt to bust their Union, which for the past six months has been attempting to…

Amazon: A World of Abusive Labor Practices
Features, New York, Retail

Amazon: A World of Abusive Labor Practices

New York, NY – Amazon, the giant tech company engages in labor practices that we have not seen in this country since the ‘sweatshop’ era. The company pays wages barely above the poverty line.  Surveillance systems continually monitor workers. The $550-billion-plus global conglomerate treats its employees with disdain and there is no sign of unionization…

Advocates for Immigrant Workers Blast Trump; Hold de Blasio’s Feet to the Fire
Features, Law and Politics, Municipal Government, New York

Advocates for Immigrant Workers Blast Trump; Hold de Blasio’s Feet to the Fire

New York, NY – Members of New York’s Congressional Delegation and immigrants rights advocates stood outside U.S. “Gestapo” headquarters at 26 Federal Plaza on Saturday, denouncing the Trump administration’s racist-fueled deportation of immigrant working men and women, as well as Mayor Bill de Blasio’s suspect response to the sweeping arrests routinely occurring in the heart…

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