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by Brian Young | on Mar 10, 2016

A mayor and a senator are in the way

A battle is heating up on Long Island over a proposal to add a third track to the main line of the Long Island Rail Road, the most used commuter rail line in the country.  The third track, which...

by Brian Young | on Nov 08, 2015

Goal to Brooklyn

A new soccer stadium may be coming to Elmont and with it hundreds of jobs for the building and construction trades. At a rally at the proposed site, trades members were joined by Senator Jack...

by Kris LaGrange | on Oct 11, 2013

LIBN Column: Unions have strength in numbers

Organized labor has an image problem. But don’t worry – it also has a plan to change its reputation among workers, and to encourage them not to go it alone.As author Phillip Dray says,...

by George Bloom | on Feb 19, 2013

Walsh for Brookhaven Highway Superintendent

On Tuesday, March 5, 2013 you will have a chance to vote in a Special Election for the Brookhaven Town Highway Superintendent. CWA 1104 and the Long Island Federation of Labor urges you to...