News From: Corporate Greed

by Kris LaGrange | on Jun 07, 2013

Wal-Mart Hates Mehler

A new Wal-Mart is coming to Long Guy Land, so that means its time to gather your pitchforks. This Friday June 7th at 12 noon several unions and community leaders are planning to protest the opening...

by Kris LaGrange | on May 31, 2013

Disclaim this Jim

Have you noticed lately some stories in the media lately about CWA's fight with Cablevision? Cablevision owns not only the Rangers, Knicks, and MSG, but Newsday and the notorious anti-union, one-...

by Kris LaGrange | on May 31, 2013

Why we hate CEO's

While most Americans are struggling to get by, a privileged few have made bank over the past 3 years. CEO pay has risen about 37 percent since 2009! That's right, as Americans are losing jobs and...

by Kris LaGrange | on May 18, 2013

NLRB Appointments

 The AFL-CIO has organized a user friendly email campaign.  Corporate-funded politicians in the U.S. Senate are threatening to shut down the National Labor Relations Board, the government...

by Kris LaGrange | on May 18, 2013

Ask your Congressman how they voted

We got an email from the NJ AFL-CIO: The "Working Families Flexibility Act of 2013" also known as "comp time" legislation, passed the U.S. House of Representatives by a vote of...

by Don Daley | on Feb 25, 2013

IBEW Local 1049 presents: LIPA: Unasked, Unanswered

Will the new model provide lower rates and better service to Long Island?   We will touch on important staffing and management issues and since the new LIPA operating services agreement...

by Kris LaGrange | on Feb 23, 2013

Getting right to the point

On Monday, February 25th at 9:00am at their union hall in Hauppauge Long Guy Land, IBEW 1049 will be hosting a Q&A on LIPA: Unasked, Unanswered - Will the new model provide lower rates and better...

by Don Dunn | on Feb 18, 2013

Technological Change & FiOS Build Out

Verizon has given the Union notification of a technological change that will have an impact on the work and jobs of the following titles- Field tech, Central Office Tech, and Rep. The change that is...

by Kris LaGrange | on Feb 15, 2013

Congress went home

Tens of thousands of working people called their member of Congress on St. Valentine's Day to urge the overpaid and underworked shills of 1% to protect Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid from...

by Kris LaGrange | on Feb 01, 2013

Don't fugetaboutit

 Yesterday, Cablevision illegally locked out 23 workers and permanently replaced them with Scab workers. Among the 23 workers were 10 of the 12 shop stewards for CWA Local 1109. The workers...

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