News From: Corporate Greed

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...

by Kris LaGrange | on Jun 30, 2011

CWA Planning a Bunch of Rallies.

The Communications Workers of America are bargaining with billion dollar profiteers at Verizon Communications. In the spirit of giving, which the company is giving nothing, the CWA is going to give...

by Kris LaGrange | on Jun 23, 2011

Nobody Likes Cintas

The LIBN recently reported that.."About a dozen people gathered in front of the Cintas building in Central Islip, NY on Tuesday to criticize tax breaks that are given to bad corporate citizens...

by George Bloom | on Jun 22, 2011

Big Boy Bargaining

Message from President George Bloom: The Regional Bargaining Team will kick off bargaining with Verizon on Wednesday June 22nd for perhaps the most difficult bargaining we have ever had with this...

by Kris LaGrange | on Jun 16, 2011

Target Are Mo Fo's

LIBN recently reported: Store officials have showed workers a video that warned them to "think hard" before signing any cards or petitions. Tashawna Green, a Valley Stream Target worker...

by Kris LaGrange | on Jun 16, 2011

JWJ Reports on Walmart

Jobs with Justice; On June 7th,associates at Walmart stores nationwide launched the Organization United for Respect at Walmart, or OUR Walmart. OUR Walmart was founded with a mission to ensure that...

by Kris LaGrange | on May 05, 2011

Can you hear me now?

Communications Workers were leafletting and letting folks know that Verizon brought in $24.2 Billion, paid 0 federal income taxes, and got a $1.3 Billion dollar refund. What the heck are we doing...

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