News From: Community

by Kris LaGrange | on May 12, 2011

Help out your Letter Carrier!

Yes we all know about the infamous Letter Carrier Food Drive this Saturday, May 14th. When you leave a bag of food at your mailbox, a union letter carrier will pick it up. But everyone needs to do...

by Kris LaGrange | on May 05, 2011

Miguel Bloomberg: Mayor of Mexico City

Say it ain't so Mike...the city taxi of the future contract was awarded to Nissan. Public tax dollars will be given to a auto plant in Mexico where workers who earn $1 an hour, will make the new...

by Kris LaGrange | on Apr 28, 2011

Workers of the World Unite with St. Joseph!

This Sunday is May Day Comrades, so thousands of workers are expected to rally in New York City at Foley Square - Worth Street (Between Centre & Lafayette Streets) Event organizers will be...

by Kris LaGrange | on Apr 23, 2011

Local 66 Cares

On the eve of Workers Memorial Day and the 40th Anniversary of OSHA, Local 66 will be joining CWA Local 1104 (Verizon), IBEW Local 1049 (National Grid), the Building Trades and the United Auto...

by Kris LaGrange | on Apr 14, 2011

Bring Your Hard Hats to Church!

It's official, St. Patrick's Church in Bay Shore will be hosting the first ever Long Island based Workers Memorial Mass on Wednesday, April 27th at 6 PM. This event, which is being organized...

by Kris LaGrange | on Apr 13, 2011

The Workers Memorial Mass

Every Year on Workers Memorial Day in NYC, St. Patrick's Cathedral hosts a standing room only Mass honoring all those in the Building Trades who died on the job. Workers Memorial Day, April 28th...

by Rollando Scott | on Apr 08, 2011

Hundreds of Us Marched and Rallied!

At 4.30 on April 4, there were six of us at Cadman Plaza Park and two of the people were our cameraman. At 4.40 pm there were thirty of us and then the crowd started to build by the minute and before...

by Kris LaGrange | on Apr 03, 2011

Shand to testify to NYS Energy Committee

IBEW Local 1049 Business Manager Bob Shand has been invited to testify before the NYS Senate Committee on Energy & Telecommunications, and the testimony will be regarding several issues involving...

by Kris LaGrange | on Apr 03, 2011

Unions to rally nationwide Monday, April 4th

13 rallies across NYS on National Day of Action With some state floating the idea of eliminating collective bargaining, thousands of Long Islanders, tens of thousands of New Yorkers and millions of...

by Kris LaGrange | on Mar 27, 2011

Keep My Bus!

Hundreds packed a conference room at Hofstra University on Wednesday, March 23rd for an MTA hearing about the future of LI Bus. Riders joined Jobs with Justice and TWU Local 252 to protest against...

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