Uncategorized

Erie County Local 815 President Denise Szymura Is The 2017 Recipient…
Uncategorized

Erie County Local 815 President Denise Szymura Is The 2017 Recipient…

May 5, 2017  By WNYLaborToday.com Editor-Publisher Tom Campbell To read more click on the following link Cheektowaga, NY – Civil Service Employees Association (CSEA) Local 815 President Denise Szymura, who oversees Erie County’s Union of 5,000 Public Employees, is the 2017 recipient of the Statewide Union’s prestigious Irene Carr Leadership Award. “Irene Carr was the…

Uncategorized

NYC Mayor Welcomes NYC Ferry Boats

April 23, 2017  By Neal Tepel New York, NY –  Mayor Bill de Blasio on April 17th, welcomed the first three of 20 total NYC Ferry vessels into New York Harbor. The boats departed from Liberty Landing in New Jersey before docking at Pier 1 in Brooklyn Bridge Park. In keeping with maritime tradition, the…

Uncategorized

Eric Landau To Lead Brooklyn Bridge Park

April 8, 2017 By Neal Tepel New York, NY – Mayor Bill de Blasio has  nominated Eric Landau to serve as President of the Brooklyn Bridge Park Corporation. Landau will lead the 85-acre park’s continued expansion, oversee its daily operations and foster its long-term stability. Landau brings a wealth of experience supporting the City’s parks,…

Uncategorized

Affordable Housing in the Bronx

January 16, 2017  By Dr. Leonard H. Golubchick LaborPress Entertainment Editor Bronx, NY – The start of construction on Bronx Commons – a 426,000 square foot, mixed-used development in the Melrose section of the Bronx has been announced by New York City. The project will include 305 affordable apartments, retail space, and a large Bronx…

SEIU Gains Contract for Airport Workers
Uncategorized

SEIU Gains Contract for Airport Workers

January 7, 2017  By Stephanie West New York, NY -BuzzFeed reports that airport workers in  New York and New Jersey gained a significant win and union recognition. The Service Employees International Union (SEIU),  now represents airport skycaps, baggage handlers and other airport workers. In addition, the union has successfully negotiated a $15 an hour wage…

Uncategorized

CWA: A Leader with a Winning Strategy in 2016

January 2, 2016 By Neal Tepel, LaborPress Publisher Washington, DC – On April 13, 2016, nearly 40,000 Verizon workers, members of the Communications Workers of America began striking for 45 days. While this was one of the largest strikes in recent history it was also considered very successful for a labor organization and its members….

Columbia Graduate Assistants Vote to Join UAW
Uncategorized

Columbia Graduate Assistants Vote to Join UAW

December 19, 2016   By Steven Wishnia and Neal Tepel New York, NY – Graduate teaching and research assistants at Columbia University in New York have voted to be represented by the United Auto Workers, the union announced Dec. 9, with more than 70% voting yes. The National Labor Relations Board paved the way for the…

UAW to Honeywell: Address Health Care
Uncategorized

UAW to Honeywell: Address Health Care

November 6, 2016  By Jerry Cohen, LaborPress USA South Bend, IN- UAW members who are locked out at Honeywell Aerospace facilities in South Bend, Indiana, and Green Island, New York, say it is time for the corporation to get serious about its substandard health care offer. Locked out UAW members of Local 9 (South Bend)…

2016 LaborPress Labor Leadership Award Winner
Uncategorized

2016 LaborPress Labor Leadership Award Winner

November 4, 2016 By Steven Wishnia Tommy Gesualdi, Teamster for Life Lake Success, NY – “I’ve been around the Teamsters all my life,” says Tommy Gesualdi, president of Local 282 since 2009. His grandfather John was the local’s 23rd member when it was founded in 1915 as the Building Teamsters Union, representing teamsters who hauled…

NYC Domestic Violence Awareness
Uncategorized

NYC Domestic Violence Awareness

October 28, 2016  By Stephanie West New York, NY – New York City has initiated an agressive campaign to raise awareness about domestic violence. “Domestic violence often takes place behind closed doors, but its impact reverberates to every member of our NYC family. When a woman, man or child is put in danger by their…

1 2 3 4 67