Tag: George Floyd

Labor Marches for Nationwide Policing Reforms and Stronger Voting Rights
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Labor Marches for Nationwide Policing Reforms and Stronger Voting Rights

Washington, DC – On Friday, a powerful coalition of Labor unions joined forces to help co-sponsor the 57th anniversary celebration of 1963’s March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom — an event packed with extraordinary urgency and profundity in an era of ongoing police brutality and calls to defund the police. This year’s anniversary march…

NYC Public Advocate: Black and Brown Cops are Wary of Police Brutality, too
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NYC Public Advocate: Black and Brown Cops are Wary of Police Brutality, too

Brooklyn, NY – This week, one of the largest and most influential labor unions in this city said police brutality fears are making many of its Black and Brown members afraid to go to work. On Friday morning, Public Advocate Jumaane Williams revealed that officers within the NYPD have expressed those very same fears.  The…

NYC Labor Unions Back $1 Billion Cut to NYPD Budget
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NYC Labor Unions Back $1 Billion Cut to NYPD Budget

New York, NY – The largest union representing property service workers in the United States in supporting the campaign to cut $1 Billion from the NYPD budget following a week of often violent police suppression of Constitutionally-protected demonstrators protesting the killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis.  Supporters of cutting the NYPD budget, including New York…