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June 30, 2014
By Stephanie West

Long Island, NY – Eric Anderson, of Dix Hills, New York, pleaded guilty in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York to the willful failure to collect and pay over employment taxes.

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NYS AFL-CIO Endorses Kathleen Rice for Congress

June 13, 2014
By Stephanie West


Long Island, NY - The New York State AFL-CIO, which represents 2.5 million union members, their families, and retirees, announced that it has endorsed Nassau County District Attorney Kathleen Rice (D) for Congress. The NYS AFL-CIO represents over 80,000 working men and women in Long Island's Fourth Congressional District.

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LIRR Workers Rally Demanding MTA to Accept Presidential Emergency Board Recommendations

June 24, 2014
By Beth Borzone

Massapequa, NY -  Over 3,000 Long Island Railroad workers and their supporters rallied at Massapequa Train Station on Saturday demanding that the MTA accept the Presidential Emergency Board Recommendations to avoid a strike. 

 

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Schumer Secures Funding to Address Flooding on Long Island

June 11, 2014
By Stephanie West


Nassau County, New York - United States Senator Charles Schumer has been instrumental in gaining Federal funding of $125 million to help harden communities in southwestern Nassau County Long Island against future storms and flooding. This grant will help address flooding in East Rockaway, Rockville Centre and Oceanside as well as other parts of Long Island.

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LI Labor to Rally Saturday in Support of LIRR Workers

June 17, 2014
By Beth Borzone

The Long Island Labor community is coming together on Saturday, June 21st to rally at the Massapequa Train Station in support of Long Island Railroad employees who have worked without a contract since June 15, 2010.  The “LIRR Labor Rally” is being organized by the LIRR labor organizations. The rally will take place at 11:00am.

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Long Island Teachers to Cuomo: “Support Public Education!”

May 27, 2014
By Beth Borzone

Huntington, Long Island – On Wednesday, May 21, a crowd of approximately 2,200 people, mostly teachers, protested outside the New York State Democratic Convention at the Huntington Hilton to send Governor Cuomo the message that they need his support.  The focus of the rally was supporting public education and the tone was more subdued than the virulent rally three weeks ago in Holbrook where teachers vehemently chanted, “Cuomo must go!” and “We’ll remember in November!”

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