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Thousands Rally Nationwide for Affordable Care Act

January 20, 2017 
By Stephanie West

Washington, DC - On January 15th, thousands of people across the USA rallied against the Republicans  plan to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act as well as efforts to privatize Medicare and Medicaid.

On The Annual Commemoration Honoring The Legacy Of Dr. King…

January 19, 2017 
By WNYLaborToday.com Editor-Publisher Tom Campbell    

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Buffalo, NY - Today (Monday, January 16th), hundreds from the Buffalo area, including those from Organized Labor and an array of community groups, assembled in Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Park to not only honor the legacy and memory of this great Civil Rights Leader, but to come together with a host of community groups to stand united in denouncing the bigotry and racism of Buffalo School Board Member Carl Paladino.

TWU Reaches ‘Above Inflation’ Contract Deal With MTA

January 18, 2017 
By Steven Wishnia

New York, NY - The city’s 38,000 subway and bus workers have reached a tentative contract deal that “provides wage increases which are significantly above inflation” and “includes many important negotiated economic sweeteners,” Transport Workers Union Local 100 President John Samuelsen announced Jan. 16.

Cuomo Sends Mixed Messages on Labor Issues

January 18, 2017  
By Steven Wishnia

Albany, NY - Governor Andrew Cuomo sent mixed message on labor issues in the six separate State of the State addresses he delivered last week.

UAW Region 1A to Distribute Sleeping Bags to Homeless

January 18, 2017 
By Stephanie West

Detroit, MI -  UAW Region 1A members hit the streets of Detroit on Martin Luther King Day, Monday, January 16, delivering 300 sleeping bags to homeless people to help them brave the bitter Michigan winter.

Buy American in NYS

January 18, 2017 
By Stephanie West

New York, NY - Under Governor Andrew M. Cuomo  “Buy American” plan, all state entities will be required to give preference to American-made goods and products in any new procurements more than $100,000.

Celebrating MLK with Council Member Andy King

January 16, 2017 
By Stephanie West

New York, NY - NYC Council Member Andy King (12th C.D.) hosted an Open House at his District Office on East Gun Hill Road, Bronx, on Sunday January 15th  to celebrate the birthday and legacy of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

An Open Letter To Buffalo School Board Member Carl Paladino…

January 16, 2017 
By WNYLaborToday.com Editor-Publisher Tom Campbell    
 
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Buffalo, NY - After attending a special meeting of the Board of Education that was held on Thursday, December 29th that called for (School Board Member Carl) Paladino’s resignation due to the comments that have cast a pall over Buffalo, I noticed the national media had picked up the story.


 

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