February 21, 2017
By Stephanie West
South Easton, MA - Workers at Liberty Bakery Kitchen in Brockton voted this week to join Local 653, joining a dozen drivers at the facility that produces donuts for Dunkin' Donuts who organized with the Teamsters last year.
February 20, 2017
By Tefere Gebre, Exec VP, AFL-CIO
Washington, DC - This month, 21,000 working people at AT&T’s wireless division voted to authorize a strike.
February 13, 2017
By Steven Wishnia and Neal Tepel
Concord, NH - The New Hampshire state House will vote Feb. 16 on a bill to outlaw the union shop that the Senate passed narrowly last month.
January 30, 2017
By Joe Maniscalco
New York, NY - The union representing workers at the famed Carnegie Deli on 7th Avenue isn’t buying the owner’s claims that the iconic eatery is really kaput after closing down last month — and they’ve filed charges at the National Labor Relations Board in protest.
January 25, 2017
By Steven Wishnia
New York, NY - Spattered by freezing rain, several dozen fast-food workers rallied outside City Hall Jan. 24, before going inside to lobby City Councilmembers to pass laws requiring their employers to give them more regular schedules.
January 23, 2017
By RWDSU President Stuart Appelbaum
New York, NY - We Stand United: New York Rally to Protect Shared Values on the Night Before Trump's Inauguration, President Stuart Appelbaum of the Retail, Wholesale and Department Store Union (RWDSU) delivered remarks January 19, 2017, to a crowd of labor members, activists, and advocacy groups, sending a message to President Trump and Congress that New York City will protect the rights of hard-working New Yorkers and continue to make real progress on important issues including workers’ rights, immigrant rights and social justice.
January 18, 2017
By Joe Maniscalco
New York, NY - This week’s episode of LaborPress’ Blue Collar Buzz airing Sunday night at 9 p.m. on AM970 is tackling the nomination of fast food kingpin Andy Puzder as U.S. Labor Secretary; the Momentive chemical plant strike in Waterford, NY; ROC-United’s onggoing One Fair Wage campaign; and the very suspect closure of the famed Carnegie Deli on 7th Avenue and W. 55th St.