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"Blue Collar Buzz" May Day Edition!

April 28, 2016
By Joe Maniscalco

John Coffey with Neal and Bill before the show.

New York, NY - On this week’s May Day edition of LaborPress’ “Blue Collar Buzz” airing Sunday, May 1, from 9 to 10 p.m. on AM970 TheAnswer, we’re talking about some of the most contentious labor struggles currently raging on the streets of New York City, and across the county. 

LIUNA Leaders Lobby Congress

April 22, 2016
By Tara Jessup 

Washington, D.C. – Local LIUNA leaders spread out across Capitol Hill April 19th, lobbying on issues regarding healthcare, energy, transportation infrastucture and pension security. These meetings with Congressional legislators followed the North American Building Trades Union Legislative Conference attended by U.S. Presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton.

Bernie Bolsters Striking Verizon Workers; Telecom Jeered As 'Un-American'

April 19, 2016
By Joe Maniscalco

Striking Verizon workers on 42nd Street.

New York, NY - Striking Verizon workers fearing for their jobs after decades with the multi-billion dollar telecommunications giant took to the streets of Times Square yesterday, confident that they will ultimately beat back what they see as a naked assault on union rights. 

Mulgrew, De Blasio, Rally the Troups for Clinton

April 19, 2016
By Silver Krieger 

New York, NY - “Brothers and sisters in the UFT, you know how to do this!” were Mayor Bill De Blasio’s word to a packed house Wednesday night at the UFT headquarters in downtown Manhattan, at a rally for the Hillary Clinton campaign. The candidate herself was not in attendance.

Working Class Comes Out In Droves For Bernie!

April 18, 2016
By Joe Maniscalco 

Voting to Bernie: it's a generational thing for the Makrides family.

Brooklyn, NY - More than 28,000 working class people fed up politics as usual filled Prospect Park on Sunday for the largest ever campaign rally for presidential candidate Bernie Sanders.

Presidential Primary Election April 19th

April 18, 2016

New York, NY -The Presidential Primary Election is on Tuesday, April 19th. Polls open from 6:00AM to 9:00PM. To vote in the Presidential Primary, you must be registered in either the Republican or the Democratic party.

Bernie Vs. Hillary: Blue Collar Buzz Week 2!

April 14, 2016
By Maniscalco

BCB hosts Neal Tepel and Bill Hohlfeld.

New York, NY - Who will be better for working men and women - Bernie Sanders or Hillary Clinton? On the second week of LaborPress' "Blue Collar Buzz" airing this Sunday night at 9 p.m. on AM970, we're talking presidential politics with both AFT President Randi Weingarten and Murphy Institute Lecturer Ed Ott. 

Coney Island Not Impressed With Hillary's Resume

April 11, 2016
By Joe Maniscalco

Bernie Boosters: Leilani Rosario, Kaseim tripp and Kimberly Rosario

Brooklyn, NY - Hillary Clinton’s much vaunted record and ability to “get things done” did not go over well on the Boardwalk in Coney Island this weekend — instead, those oft-spoken assertions sunk like stones amongst the sea of Bernie Sanders supporters who formed lines stretching from Stillwell Avenue to W. 16th Street waiting to see the presidential underdog on Sunday. 


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