by Rollando Scott | on Oct 12, 2011

Battle Far From Over

A Message from President Rolando Scott Last week CWA/IBEW NY-NE & CWA/IBEW Mid Atlantic presented the company with a counter proposal which they took under review and evaluated. As of last Friday...

by Kris LaGrange | on Sep 30, 2011

A Face to a Cause; Wall Street or Bust

Union workers and community members impacted by the economic crisis have been demanding that Wall Street and the wealthiest New Yorker's pay their fair share of taxes. A march down to Wall Street...

by Kris LaGrange | on Sep 23, 2011

US DOL News

The Bureau of International Labor Affairs issued a $10 million competitive solicitation for cooperative agreements to combat exploitative child labor in Ethiopia. The DOL, IRS and 11 states have...

by Kris LaGrange | on Sep 09, 2011

The Inflatable Rat is 21 years old!

The LIBN released a fun story that the huge inflatable rat is now 21 years ago. The rat was dreamed up by striking Chicago bricklayers in a 1990 protest and a Illinois Balloon company has been making...

by Kris LaGrange | on Aug 19, 2011

The 2011 Verizon Strike

So much to report, so little space. So let's shorten it. Verizon is getting physical and violent, atrocities you don't really read or hear about unless you know a striker. Missionaries are on...

by George Bloom | on Aug 07, 2011

Big Day Tomorrow!

George Bloom Speaking: I'm sure everyone knows that we pulled the plug on Verizon because they have refused to bargain at all since June 18. The corporation that makes billions of dollars a year...

by George Bloom | on Aug 06, 2011

Strike Information

George Bloom Speaking: We met briefly with the full bargaining team, the CWA and the IBEW with Verizon this morning. The company is taunting us with their refusal to remove any of their demands from...

by Kris LaGrange | on Aug 04, 2011

LILAC writes a Letter

So kick-ass labor attorney Marty Glennon was in Newsday today promoting the commom sense idea of an Infrastructure Bank for job creation, mixing union pensions with public monies to invest in road...

by Kris LaGrange | on Jul 28, 2011

Suck-it Verizon

As strike votes continue, the hardworking members of the Communications Workers of America are getting ready. If you plan on being anywhere near 140 West Street in NYC on Sat., July 30th around 11 am...

by Brian Schneck | on Jul 14, 2011

Come walk the picket line for JUSTICE!

VW Manhattan, 55th & 11th Ave Monday, July 18th - 12 noon to 1 pm Our brothers have been fighting for a fair first contract with the boss at VW Manhattan. The boss, Michael Morais, has chosen to...

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