Law and Politics

Charter/Spectrum Ignores Responsibility; Entices Workers to Give Up Strike
Features, Law and Politics, Municipal Government, New York, Retail

Charter/Spectrum Ignores Responsibility; Entices Workers to Give Up Strike

New York, NY – After nine months striking, the roughly 1,800 Charter/Spectrum workers represented by IBEW Local 3 are headed into the holiday season still unsure about their survival — but the multi-billion-dollar telecom giant that employs them doesn’t want to talk about what it means to be a “good corporate citizen” or what their…

The Importance of Safety Inspections on Construction Sites
Building Trades, Features, Health and Safety, Law and Politics, New York

The Importance of Safety Inspections on Construction Sites

According to The National Safety Council falls, slips, trips, contact with objects or equipment, overexertion and being struck by a falling object accounted for over 70,000 construction site injuries and 500 deaths in 2014 alone. While these tragedies cannot be undone, many of the injuries and deaths may have been preventable. Daily inspections of work…

Buzzing About Lost Jobs At Maimonides; CUNY Contract Fight And More!
Blue Collar Buzz, Education, Features, Law and Politics, Multimedia, National

Buzzing About Lost Jobs At Maimonides; CUNY Contract Fight And More!

On the latest episode of Blue Collar Buzz, airing Sunday night at 9 p.m. on AM970TheAnswer, we’re taking a look at Maimonides Medical Center’s outrageous decision to axe more than 100 staffers before Christmas, as well as PSC-CUNY’s renewed battle for a fair contract. We’re also talking to Local 1 Plumber and Mentor Judaline Cassidy…

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