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Tune in for the 1st Blue Collar Buzz of 2018!

January 4, 2018

By Joe Maniscalco

LaborPress’ Blue Collar Buzz returns this Sunday night at 9 p.m. on AM970TheAnswer with an all-new show featuring wide-

SEIU Local 246 President Joe Colangelo joins Blue Collar Buzz in the studio this week.

ranging discussions with SEIU Local 246 President Joe Colangelo, Carpenters Union Training Director Walter Warzecha, and Workers Compensation Attorney Jordan Ziegler. 

*Joe Colangelo’s members are tasked with repairing and maintaining the City of New York’s mechanized fleet of vehicles — that’s everything from garbage trucks to police cars. Colangelo talks candidly about the increasing pressures being put on workers to keep the city moving.

*Walter Warzecha heads of one of the most sought after apprenticeship programs in the City of New York. Hundreds of working men and women hoping for a ticket to the middle-class routinely camp outside Carpenters HQ at 395 Hudson Street whenever apprentice slots are opened. This week, Blue Collar Buzz takes an inside look at that process.

*Jordan Ziegler, in addition to being a highly effective litigator on the behalf of working men & women, he’s also an dedicated educator specializing in helping workers understand the increasingly complex world of Workers Comp — and how to apply for vital benefits should they get hurt on the job.

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LaborPress’ “Blue Collar Buzz” airs every Sunday night on AM970 The Answer from 9 to 10 p.m. Visit to stream episodes posted the next day. This week’s episode, as well as every other episode of LaborPress’ “Blue Collar Buzz” is also available on demand at

January 4, 2018

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