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Out of Work, New Yorkers Call for Rent Cancellation on May Day
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Out of Work, New Yorkers Call for Rent Cancellation on May Day

New York, NY – Thousands of Americans took to the streets and the virtual world for the #CancelRent strike on May Day — the international holiday celebrating workers from around the world.  While some workers from the Big Apple from the Housing Justice for All campaign and the Right to Counsel NYC Coalition protested outside…

NYC Workers Bring May Day To Trump’s Doorstep
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NYC Workers Bring May Day To Trump’s Doorstep

New York, NY – Stagnant wages, unsafe working and attacks on immigrant communities of color all combined to define the overall feeling of insecurity working men and women expressed during this week’s May Day observance along Central Park West on Wednesday. “We’ve got to stand strong because they’re trying to bust us up,” NYCHA secretary…

May Day Workers Rally Against The Assault On Labor
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May Day Workers Rally Against The Assault On Labor

New York, NY – Organized labor gathered at Washington Square Park on May Day 2018, keenly concerned with a growing list of anti-worker attacks rivaling those that predicated the rise of International Workers’ Day in the USA over a century ago.  “The labor movement is under attack as we await the U.S. Supreme Court’s Janus…

Latest Buzz: May Day 2018 And Much More!
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Latest Buzz: May Day 2018 And Much More!

New York, NY – On this special May Day episode of LaborPress’ Blue Collar Buzz, we talk with Rebecca Damon, president, SAG-AFTRA, NY about the fight voice actors are currently waging for workplace justice, as well as the union’s response to the nationwide #MeToo Movement; IUOE, Local 94 training instructor Bill Caramico gives an impassioned and…