Law and Politics

Blue Collar Buzz Tackles President-Elect Trump

November 11, 2016 
By Joe Maniscalco 

New York, NY - This Sunday night at 9 p.m. on AM970 The Answer, LaborPress’ “Blue Collar Buzz” tackles the upcoming presidency of Donald J. Trump with Long Island Federation of Labor leader John Durso, TWU Local 100 President John Samuelsen, Greater New York Chamber of Commerce CEO Mark Jaffe and “Morano in the Morning” host Frank Morano. 

Labor Reels in Reaction to Trump Win

November 10, 2016
By Joe Maniscalco

Labor faces a real onslaught from Trump and the GOP

Brooklyn, NY - New York City’s wing of the House of Labor spent the day after election day attempting to come to grips with the idea of Donald Trump in the White House after the ex-reality star and accused sexual predator bested former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton in the 2016 presidential race. 

Report On The Chautauqua County Democratic Committee’s ‘Salute To American Labor’ Dinner In Jamestown…

November 10, 2016  
By Editor-Publisher Tom Campbell 

Jamestown, NY -  Just days before Western New York Union Members head to the polls to not only cast their vote for president, but also for an array of Congressional, New York State and local candidates, International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) Third District Vice President Don Siegel cautioned all who attended the Chautauqua County Democratic Committee’s Salute to American Labor Dinner that: “We’ve forgotten that ‘we’re all part of this” and “We ‘can’t believe everything will be taken care of just by voting.’”

Election 2016

November 9, 2016  
By AFSCME President Lee Saunders

Washington, DC - Voters sent a clear message last night. Many Americans said plainly that they are frustrated and anxious, afraid they won’t be able to provide for their families.

Trump’s Mentor Was ’50s Union-Buster

November 9, 2016  
By Steven Wishnia and Neal Tepel

New York, NY - Donald Trump’s mentor during his rise to celebrity status in the 1970s and 1980s was the late Roy Cohn, a lawyer and New York City power broker.

1199 SEIU Stumps for Hillary In Pennsylvania

November 8, 2016
By Joe Maniscalco

New York, NY - “If it’s not her, it’s going to be him.”

1199 SEIU workers are getting out the vote.

With that — and the added bonus of Rudy Giuliani as the head of Homeland Security — members of 1199 SEIU filled buses bound for the battleground state of Pennsylvania early Tuesday morning, determined to convince as many voters there as possible to cast presidential ballots for former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton.

AFGE President Hails Voting Rights Court Ruling

November 8, 2016  
By Neal Tepel, LaborPress USA

Washington, DC -  North Carolina native J. David Cox Sr., who leads the nation's largest federal employee union,  hailed a court ruling restoring voting rights to thousands of mostly black residents who were illegally removed from the rolls.

ELECTION 2016: Workers’ Rights in the Balance

November 8, 2016   
By Alex Schmidt, Wolf Haldenstein Adler Freeman & Herz LLP

Washington, DC - The most critical issue of the presidential campaign facing workers of this country is its impact on the Supreme Court.


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