by Steve Flanagan | on Aug 28, 2013

Happy Labor Day Laborers Local 66 - The Building Trades Finest!

On behalf of the staff and officers, we would like to wish all the members and their families a very safe and happy Labor Day. Labor Day is the result of the labor movement, as is the 8 hour work day...

by George Bloom | on Aug 28, 2013

Our existence is to be honored this Labor Day

End of the summer, back to school, last minute shopping and annoying KIA car commercials. Our neighbors may be unaware of the 36 things unions have done to improve our lives and Labor Day's true...

by Chip Gerrity | on Aug 27, 2013

Happy Labor Day Local 94

You may have heard our radio ad on 95.9 The Rat or 93.7 WSTW reminding our neighbors of Labor Days true meaning. We are doing Labor Day with style this year; working with the Next Up Committee we are...

by Jeff Davis | on Aug 26, 2013

Duquesne Light Negotiations

Since our last report, we have met with the Company four times during the week of August 12. Much of that week was devoted to discussions on pension and health care. The Company brought in...

by Kris LaGrange | on Aug 20, 2013

COBA in the State Capitol

Below is a summary of the four bills that were on this year's Nassau COBA Legislative Agenda. It is important to realize that while we have taken a tremendous step forward in getting these bills...

by John Jaronczyk | on Aug 20, 2013

Despite the attacks we give back

For many people, Labor Day means three things: a day off from work, the start of the school year, and the last official day of summer. Yet how many people realize the reason why we celebrate Labor...

by Kris LaGrange | on Aug 15, 2013

Cut them off!

Congressman Tim Bishop and Local Workers Push to "Cut Off" Taxpayer Funds for Call Center Outsourcing Long Island workers in the call center industry joined Congressman Tim Bishop...

by George Bloom | on Jul 31, 2013

Tom Suozzi for County Executive

A decision was made July 22nd at the unionized Hilton in Melville. Hundreds of union leaders representing scores of industries democratically converged to hold the Long Island Federation of Labor,...

by Kris LaGrange | on Jul 31, 2013

The NLRB Board: We did it!

We made the calls and it happened. The US Senate voted to confirm a full package of nominations to the National Labor Relations Board. GOP Senators agreed to end their obstruction of any nomination...

by Kris LaGrange | on Jul 31, 2013

OSHA: Stay cool

How can heat illness be prevented? Employers are responsible for providing workplaces that are safe from excessive heat. Employers should provide workers with water, rest and shade; should gradually...

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