News From: Community

by Steve Flanagan | on Jun 22, 2011

Message from the Business Manager

Negotiations is never an easy time for us. We are currently negotiating with six employer association groups - and two associations that accept the terms of the six larger associations. The challenge...

by Kris LaGrange | on Jun 16, 2011

Give LILAC Some Support

A fundraiser is scheduled for June 22nd so if you are interested in contributing, please contact Linda at LILAC at (631) 249-6565. LILAC stands for the Long Island Labor Advisory Council and...

by Kris LaGrange | on May 26, 2011

Local 1049 Cares

They are a busy local union. Not only do they keep the gas & lights on, but they recently participated in the Parkinson's Walk, organized another successful Electric Safety Day with Smithtown...

by Kris LaGrange | on May 22, 2011

Big News on Target!

Yep that's right, workers at Target in Valley Stream Long Island are going to a vote in June to organize their union with UFCW Local 1500. If successful, other stores will be doing the same. So...

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...

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