Local 1182 TEA’s Attend Orientation at 1 Police Plaza

June 7, 2017
By Silver Krieger

New York, NY – 150 new Traffic Enforcement Agent recruits attended an orientation session at 1 Police Plaza in downtown Manhattan on Thursday, June 1st, to ready themselves for their new occupation, and were addressed by Local 1182 President Syed Rahim, other union leaders, and delegates.

Beer Delivery Strikers Rally Outside Long Island Brewery

June 2, 2017  
By Stephanie West

Beer Delivery Workers Continue Strike

Patchogue, NY - On Saturday May 6th, Striking beer delivery drivers on Long Island rallied outside Blue Point Brewery, calling on the brewers' distributor to end labor abuses. Clare Rose, whose workers are on strike over wage and pension cuts, is the sole distributor of Blue Point products on Long Island.

Commercial Waste Reform Policy Gains Support of Legislators

June 1, 2017 
By Stephanie West

New York, NY -  A 2016 report by the Department of Sanitation found that transitioning commercial waste to a zone-system would reduce garbage truck emissions by 42 percent to 64 percent.

MTA Leaving Riders High and Dry

May 31, 2017  
By Michael Spitzer-Rubenstein

New York, NY - On May 24, just a day after Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced a contest to quickly improve the subways following mounting delays, the Metropolitan Transportation Authority board voted for a spending plan that showed where its priorities really are: not with riders.

OPEIU Hauls Menards Stands Before A Judge For First Time On Federal Labor Law Violations

May 31, 2017 
By Doug Cunningham Workers Independent News

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Washington, DC - Menard's - the midwest home improvement chain owned by billionaire Scott Walker supporter John Menard - is on trial for breaking federal labor law.

152 Traffic Enforcement Agents Graduate At 1 Police Plaza

May 30, 2017 
By Silver Krieger

New York, NY – 152 Traffic Enforcement Agents received their certificates at a graduation ceremony held at 1 Police Plaza in downtown Manhattan on May 24th, 2017.

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