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by Tom Benedetto | on Apr 12, 2017

CWA Strike: One Year Later

The Communications Workers of America Local 1104 based in Nassau County, New York put out this message to their rank and file today. It’s worth sharing because the Verizon Strike of 2016 was a...

by Press and Media | on Apr 03, 2017

"Hour 5 of No Internet"

The strike between IBEW Local 3 and Charter/ Spectrum is entering its second week.  1,700 hard working men and women throughout New York City and Bergen County NJ, are walking the picket line...

by Kris LaGrange | on Mar 28, 2017

20 reasons why Local 3's on Strike

We received a press release today from the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 3, NYC about why they went on strike this morning.  In the pouring rain at 6:30 AM, 1,700 members...

by Press and Media | on Mar 24, 2017

Strike Ends for CWA at AT&T

Out West, 17,000 Communications Workers of America members who work for AT&T spent a little over 24 hours on strike to protest grievances and a lack of a contract. After a day on strike, the...

by Labor 411 | on Mar 23, 2017

Buy American or Buy Ivankan

Trump’s inaugural rule to “buy American and hire American” apparently doesn’t apply to his daughter and adviser, Ivanka Trump. In fact, even as he was putting forth the...

by Press and Media | on Mar 22, 2017

Corportations are not People

Ever since Citizen’s United, corporations have been treated like individual people in the eyes of the law.  This decision has been especially dangerous in campaigns for elected office and...

by Guest Post | on Mar 21, 2017

Victory: Employer must pay Union back

An administrative law judge for the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) has ruled against Wisconsin metal fabrication company Metalcraft’s union busting tactics and has ordered the company to...

by Kris LaGrange | on Mar 21, 2017

Union Elections and Decerts are Up

Jackson Lewis is a law firm dedicated to keeping the rich richer, and the poor poorer. They are union busters; evil men and women who lie, harass, intimidate and threaten any non-union worker who...

by Brian Young | on Mar 15, 2017

AFL-CIO's Good Jobs Campaign

With more and more jobs being sent overseas, the American worker is being squeezed.  Corporate profits continue to rise while American’s who work in manufacturing are seeing their jobs...

by Press and Media | on Mar 08, 2017

Ban on Wall Builders

New York City has always prided itself on being a city that is open to immigrants.  Historically it has had one of the highest immigrant populations and these immigrants have built New York into...

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