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Belafonte to Unions: ‘Be Radical’
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Belafonte to Unions: ‘Be Radical’

April 8, 2013 By Joe Maniscalco Queens, NY – In the same week that witnessed the 45th anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s assassination en route to championing striking sanitation workers in Memphis, Tennessee, fast food workers, supermarket employees, airport sub-contractors and car “washeros” around New York City were all stepping up their own battle for…

Fast Food Workers invoke King!
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Fast Food Workers invoke King!

April 5, 2013 By Joe Maniscalco   New York, NY – Fast food workers from throughout the five boroughs rallied against unsustainably low-wages on Thursday, invoking the late Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s fight for economic justice 45 years ago. (Watch Video)

Court Overturns National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) Decision in Stella D’Oro Biscuit Co. v. NLRB
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Court Overturns National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) Decision in Stella D’Oro Biscuit Co. v. NLRB

April 4, 2013 By Peter T. Tschanz Published on The National Law Review (http://www.natlawreview.com) Reprinted in LaborPress April 3, 2013 The Second Circuit recently overturned a National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) decision determining that Stella D'Oro Biscuit Co., Inc. violated the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA) when it failed to provide workers with financial statements…

Memphis Strikers Inspire NYC’s Fast Food Workers
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Memphis Strikers Inspire NYC’s Fast Food Workers

April 3, 2013 By Joe Maniscalco New York, NY – Veterans of 1968’s historic Memphis Sanitation Strike recently delivered a stirring message to fast food workers fighting to carve out their own piece of history today – and it’s one that many say they will not soon forget. (Watch Video)

Paid Sick Leave Bill
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Paid Sick Leave Bill

April 2, 2013 By Carlo A. Scissura, Esq. President & CEO Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce The Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce has been active in the Paid Sick Leave discussion for nearly three years, and I want to thank those of you who participated in the Chamber's educational outreach by responding to our surveys and helping…

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