New York

Offshore Wind Provides Energy for NYS
Municipal Government, New York

Offshore Wind Provides Energy for NYS

September 22, 2016  By Tara Jessup, LaborPress NY Albany, NY – With New York home to some of the world’s strongest offshore wind resources, the state is developing a strategic plan to utilize offshore wind along its vast coastline. NYS is developing a plan  to supply 50 percent of the state’s electricity from renewable energy…

1199SEIU Members Play Key Role in Primary
Municipal Government, New York

1199SEIU Members Play Key Role in Primary

September 21, 2016  Reprinted: 1199SEIU.org Washington, DC – Living up to the reputation of “political powerhouse,” the hard work of 1199SEIU members once again played an important role in achieving victory for all seventeen of the 1199-backed candidates in the 2016 NYS Primary election.

Workers Demonstrate Across USA for $15/HR
Municipal Government, New York

Workers Demonstrate Across USA for $15/HR

September 12, 2016  By Stephanie West Washington, DC – Today, workers fighting for $15 an hour and union rights will protest alongside faith and community leaders at 28 state capitols across the country calling on politicians to support a moral policy agenda that includes living wages, union rights, and racial justice, among other issues.

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