News From: Community

by Guest Post | on Mar 30, 2020

What Grocery Store Workers Need

The editorial below was written by Stuart Appelbaum, President of RWDSU, and first appeared in the NY Daily News. Chilling stories have appeared putting a grim spotlight on the...

by Guest Post | on Mar 13, 2020

Talking to Your Kids about Coronavirus

Points to Emphasize: Adults at home and school are taking care of your health and safety. If you have concerns, please talk to an adult you trust. Not everyone will get the coronavirus (COVID...

by Kris LaGrange | on Mar 02, 2020

What You Need to Know About the Coronavirus

With Coronavirus hitting the United States and the first deaths were reported this weekend many people have questions about what the virus is and how dangerous it will be. While the news focuses on...

by Brian Young | on Jan 20, 2020

MLK in Pictures

On January 20th we celebrate the life of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. The noted civil rights leader was also a fighter for union rights. Throughout the Civil Rights movement, Dr. King was the link that...

by Press and Media | on Oct 11, 2019

Social Security Payouts Getting Bigger

The Social Security Adminstration has announced a $24 increase in payments. Find out why this simply isn't enough to keep up with the cost of living below. 

by Guest Post | on Oct 09, 2019

Union Professor Wins Nobel Prize in Chemistry

New York State United Teachers (NYSUT) today congratulated NYSUT member M. Stanley Whittingham, a distinguished professor of chemistry and materials science at Binghamton University on winning the...

by Guest Post | on Sep 25, 2019

Trump Proposes Cutting School Lunches

Educators are united against President Trump’s proposal to undercut the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, which would take away food assistance from millions and deny access to free...

by Brian Young | on Sep 20, 2019

Unions Join Worldwide Climate Strike

Across the world on Friday students and union members walked out and went on strike. The strike is not against one company, but rather a larger call for action on climate change.

by Kris LaGrange | on Sep 11, 2019

9/11 Reminder: Come Together Again

At a regional meeting of elected trade union leaders in Philadelphia today, Chris Erikson, the Business Manager of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) Local 3 in NYC started...

by Brian Young | on Aug 08, 2019

Union Leaders Respond to ICE Raid

Children and family members gathered outside of the National Guard base in Mississippi on Thursday desperately waiting for news on the status of their parents, of their husbands, and of their wives....