News From: America

by Rollando Scott | on Jul 03, 2013

Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Happiness

This Thursday, we celebrate the birth of our nation. Some of us will be working, and some of us will gather around the barbeque with our family and friends. It is gratifying to see our kids waving...

by Kris LaGrange | on Jul 03, 2013

CWA: U.S. Supreme Court Rejects Cablevision's Bid to Stop NLRB Hearing

Washington, D.C. -Following is a statement by the Communications Workers of America on Cablevision's attempt to stop the National Labor Relations Board hearing scheduled for July 8. The U.S....

by Chip Gerrity | on Jul 03, 2013

94 leads by example this July 4th

We celebrate the birth of our nation. Some of us will be working, and some of us will gather around the barbeque with our family and friends. It is gratifying to see our kids waving American flags...

by Don Dunn | on Jul 02, 2013

Your role: protect America

A special 4th of July Message from President Don Dunn.Fourth of July let's not forget the true national spirit of courage, integrity, sacrifice, liberty and independence that our country has...

by George Bloom | on Jul 02, 2013

Secure your place in Democracy

An Independence Day Message from President George Bloom. This Fourth of July we will once again declare America's independence and stand together, united by the common yet powerful idea of...

by Mike Malek | on Aug 17, 2012

Is Paul Ryan's voice more important than 44,000 working families?

When all 18 IBEW Local Unions who make up the Utility Labor Council of NYS traveled down to Philadelphia last Saturday, August 11th, we knew we were participating in one of the largest...

by Don Daley | on Aug 17, 2012

In Philly, organized labor rallies for workers

Thousands of union workers wearing brightly colored T-shirts gathered Saturday for a rally to demand attention from politicians of both parties to issues affecting working people. Labor leaders,...

by Kris LaGrange | on Jun 15, 2012

Look for the union label

When the AFL-CIO asked us about our favorite Made in America items, people responded. Topping the list of favorites; Slugger baseball bats, Miller beer, Oreos, Hershey Kisses and Russell Stovers....