New York

The Real Reason CUNY Hasn’t Settled a Contract
Municipal Government, New York

The Real Reason CUNY Hasn’t Settled a Contract

May 17, 2016 By Joe Maniscalco New York, NY – After six years without a raise, members of the union representing faculty and staff at the City University of New York last week overwhelming voted to authorize a strike — something they haven’t done since 1973. But why haven’t state legislators and CUNY administrators been…

Workers’ Memorial Day 2016
Building Trades, New York

Workers’ Memorial Day 2016

April 28, 2016 By NYS AFL-CIO President Mario Cilento  Albany, NY – Every day on average, 13 workers die in this country as a result of workplace injuries. And, every year in cities, towns and communities across America we gather on Workers’ Memorial Day to remember our brothers and sisters who have lost their lives…

CWA and IBEW’s Fight is Labor’s Fight
Municipal Government, New York

CWA and IBEW’s Fight is Labor’s Fight

April 14, 2016 By NYS AFL-CIO President Mario Cilento  Albany, NY –  “Our brothers and sisters represented by the Communication Workers of America (CWA) and International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) will have the full resources of the New York State AFL-CIO at their disposal throughout this contract fight.

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