News From: Community

by Guest Post | on Jan 30, 2019

Graduation Rate Rise from Public Ed Investments

New York State United Teachers today lauded the hard work of public educators across New York as the state announced that the graduation rate for students statewide has increased yet again, to 80.4...

by Guest Post | on Jan 22, 2019

We Must Re-Instill Democracy in our Culture

On Monday, Long Island Federation of Labor Executive Director Roger Clayman spoke at the First Baptist Church in Riverhead New York about Dr. Martin Luther King and his connection to the labor...

by Ashley Blom | on Jan 11, 2019

The Swastikas at my College

As a student at Purchase College, I am baffled by what has happened on the last night of Hanukkah. As many students and staff were lighting candles to celebrate the last night of Hanukkah, on campus...

by Guest Post | on Jan 02, 2019

How this Unnecessary Shut Down Hurts

I agree that members of Congress should not get paid during the partial federal shutdown [“Thoughts on the wall and the shutdown,” Letters, Dec. 27].

by Labor 411 | on Dec 21, 2018

Labor 411 Launches App

Just in time for the holidays, supporters of the Ethical Consumer Movement have a new tool that puts smart shopping literally at their fingertips. Labor 411’s newly-released mobile app allows...

by Ashley Blom | on Dec 20, 2018

A Union Leader's Daughter

My father is a proud union leader with the Communications Workers of America Local 1104. Over the years, he has taught me so much in life and I learn more every day from him still. Being in the union...

by Press and Media | on Dec 12, 2018

Trump White Nationalist Gets Life Sentence

The man who drove his car through a crowd of people protesting a Nazi rally in Virginia has been sentenced to life in prison.  Read more below from The Associated Press.

by Gary Bonker | on Oct 17, 2018

Create a "We" Workplace

"The power of an organization is the capacity generated by relationships. Those who relate through coercion, or in disregard of others, create negative energy. Those who are open to others and...

by Guest Post | on Oct 16, 2018

IBEW Line Workers and Tree Trimmers Begin to Rebuild

The most powerful hurricane to make landfall in the Florida panhandle in at least 150 years smashed houses, sent a storm surge dozens of miles inland, tore up thousands of trees and...

by Press and Media | on Oct 02, 2018

Kids Being Moved Under the Cover of Darkness

The New York Times is reporting that Trump is moving immigrant children to detention centers on the border in the middle of the night to avoid scrutiny from the media. Read more below.