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NYC Trade Unionists to de Blasio: We’re Fed Up with the Race to the Bottom
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NYC Trade Unionists to de Blasio: We’re Fed Up with the Race to the Bottom

New York, NY – The de Blasio administration is insisting that New York City remains a “union town” despite the prevalence of irresponsible nonunion contractors ripping off millions from workers and putting their lives at risk.  “New York City is a union town and will continue to fight to all uplift workers, both union and…

‘Texas isn’t Really An Anti-Union State,’ AFL-CIO President says
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‘Texas isn’t Really An Anti-Union State,’ AFL-CIO President says

Editor’s Note: This is Part 1 of a two-part series on labor issues in Texas. AUSTIN, Tex.—“I feel like we’re on the cusp of achieving some measurable political power that we haven’t had in decades,” Texas AFL-CIO President Rick Levy, speaking in the organization’s offices near the state capitol, tells LaborPress. Texas is widely considered…

Meet CWA Local 1180’s President Gloria Middleton & President Emeritus Arthur Cheliotes
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Meet CWA Local 1180’s President Gloria Middleton & President Emeritus Arthur Cheliotes

Editor’s Note: CWA Local 1180 President Gloria Middleton and CWA Local 1180 President Emeritus Arthur Cheliotes will be honored along with IUEC Local 1 Business Manager and President Lenny Legotte; NYPD Det. Michael Lollo and DC1707 Executive Director Kim Medina at LaborPress’ 8th Annual Heroes of Labor Awards on Thursday, October 3. New York, NY…

Meet IUEC Local 1 Leader Lenny Legotte
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Meet IUEC Local 1 Leader Lenny Legotte

Editor’s Note: IUEC Local 1 Business Manager and President Lenny Legotte will be honored along with CWA Local 1180 President Gloria Middleton; CWA Local 1180 President Emeritus Arthur Cheliotes; NYPD Det. Michael Lollo and DC1707 Executive Director Kim Medina at LaborPress’ 8th Annual Heroes of Labor Awards on Thursday, October 3. New York, NY –…

Meet Kim Medina, DC 1707 AFSCME Executive Director
Education, Health and Safety, Law and Politics, New York, topslot

Meet Kim Medina, DC 1707 AFSCME Executive Director

Editor’s Note: DC1707 Executive Director Kim Medina will be honored along with CWA Local 1180 President Gloria Middleton; CWA Local 1180 President Emeritus Arthur Cheliotes; NYPD Det. Michael Lollo and IUEC Local 1 Business Manager & President Lenny Legotte at LaborPress’ 8th Annual Heroes of Labor Awards on Thursday, October 3. NEW YORK, N.Y.—When Kim…

IBT Local 237 Helps Youths Explore Exciting Career Paths
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IBT Local 237 Helps Youths Explore Exciting Career Paths

Teamsters Local 237, representing employees of government agencies, municipalities, libraries and schools, welcomed its first crop of participants from the Summer Youth Employment Program [SYEP] through the not-for-profit Road to Success this year.  And on Wednesday, nine high school and college students will be honored for their hard work over the summer at the union’s…

Many in Labor Thought Stephen Ross Was ‘Racist’ and ‘Misogynistic’ Long Before His Lavish Trump Fundraiser
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Many in Labor Thought Stephen Ross Was ‘Racist’ and ‘Misogynistic’ Long Before His Lavish Trump Fundraiser

New York, NY – This week, many irate Equinox and SoulCycle members flipped out, canceled their memberships and urged others to do the same after learning corporate investor Stephen Ross planned to throw a lavish Hamptons fundraiser on Friday night for Racist-In-Chief Donald Trump’s re-election bid. Trade unionists, however, have long accused Related Companies’ billionaire…

Trump’s Racism is Clear – So is Labor’s Role in Defeating It
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Trump’s Racism is Clear – So is Labor’s Role in Defeating It

Brooklyn, NY – The latest round of deadly mass shootings and sweeping ICE raids on poor working families this week have, once again, laid racism bare, while also underscoring trade unionism’s essential role in combatting it.  “The Trump administration’s mistreatment of immigrants at the border and his constant attacks on black members of Congress, and…

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