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.
Fifty years ago this year, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. stood up for striking sanitation workers in Memphis before an assassin struck him down. “The Memphis sanitation workers’ strike is remembered as an example of powerless African-Americans standing up for themselves.
HAUPPAUGE, N.Y.—The incoming president of the Building Trades Council of Nassau and Suffolk says his primary focus will be creating “opportunities for people who live on the Island.”
New York, NY – Thursday’s ugly scene outside the Javits Federal Building in which two members of the New York City Council were among 18 roughed up and hauled away by law enforcement while challenging the deportation of immigrants rights leader Ravi Ragbir, has sparked outrage — but does not come as a surprise 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, 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.
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…
Did you know that there are more accidental deaths from prescription opioids (20,101 in 2016) than from heroin overdoses (12,990 in 2016)? And that more than 80% of heroin users start out abusing prescription painkillers?