Tag: CSEA

No Way to Treat a Hero: L.I. Hospital Workers Rally for Hazard Pay
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No Way to Treat a Hero: L.I. Hospital Workers Rally for Hazard Pay

STONY BROOK, N.Y.—More than 250 workers at Stony Brook University Hospital on Long Island rallied in 90-degree heat July 22, demanding that the state university system give them $2,500 in hazardous-duty pay for working extra during the COVID-19 epidemic. “We have workers putting their lives on the line.” Carlos Speight, president of Civil Service Employees…

LP Profile: Leadership Award-Winner Nicholas LaMorte
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LP Profile: Leadership Award-Winner Nicholas LaMorte

Publisher’s Note: Every December, LaborPress selects those in labor and business that have demonstrated outstanding leadership in their trade and profession. This years’ recipients of the prestigious LaborPress Leadership Award are as follows: Mark Cannizzaro, president, Council of School Supervisors and Administrators [CSA]; James Slevin, national president, Utility Workers Union of America [UWUA]; Nicholas LaMorte,…

Why Nicholas LaMorte?
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Why Nicholas LaMorte?

Nicholas LaMorte has been elected president of the CSEA, Long Island Region, Local 1000 AFSCME seven consecutive times. One might ask: Why?  The answer to that question begins in 1971. Nick’s goal was to be the first in his family to earn a college diploma. He attended college during the day, worked at night as…