July 19, 2016 By Joe Maniscalco New York, NY – News that New York’s construction industry is firing on all cylinders is bad news for opponents of Scaffold Law 240 — or at least it should be.
July 18, 2016 By NYS Govenor Andrew M. Cuomo Albany, NY – The announcement of negotiations on Exelon's potential acquisition of the James A. Fitzpatrick Nuclear Power Plant from Entergy is welcome news to New Yorkers.
July 17, 2016 Sunday Evening 9pm on AM970 New York, NY – On this week’s episode of LaborPress’ “Blue Collar Buzz” airing Sunday night at 9 p.m. on AM970 The Answer, we’re talking with James Lemonda, president of the Uniformed Fire Officers Association and Brian Brown, partner in the law firm of Zaremba Brown.
July 15, 2016 By Bill Lipton, Working Families Party New York, NY – The Daily News is reporting that a group of Republican mega-donors, hedge fund billionaires, and a Walmart heiress are teaming up to spend millions to defeat four progressive state legislators in New York.
July 14, 2016 By Joe Maniscalco New York, NY – On this week’s episode of LaborPress’ “Blue Collar Buzz” airing Sunday night at 9 p.m. on AM970 The Answer, we’re talking with James Lemonda, president of the Uniformed Fire Officers Association and Brian Brown, partner in the law firm of Zaremba Brown. Lemonda discusses ongoing…
June 26, 2016 By Silver Krieger New York, NY — Organization of Staff Analysts President Bob Croghan talked to Labor Press recently about his union’s success in defeating a competing bid to represent law enforcement personnel in Traffic Enforcement and School Security.
June 23, 2016 By WNYLaborToday.com Editor-Publisher Tom Campbell Buffalo, NY – For the past 10 years, Buffalo Nurse Sarah Buckley has dedicated her professional life attempting to bring about passage of a Safe Staffing Law for Health Care Workers across the State of New York.
June 23, 2016 By Steven Wishnia Albany, N.Y.—The New York state legislature failed to enact three bills that would have seriously affected labor in the session that ended June 19. An elevator-safety measure pushed by the International Union of Elevator Constructors passed the Assembly, but died in committee in the Senate.
June 23, 2016 By Steven Wishnia New York, N.Y.—One uniformed service was conspicuously absent when the de Blasio administration announced June 6 that it had reached agreements to equalize disability pensions for firefighters, sanitation workers, and correction officers hired since 2009. Police officers were not included.