by Kris LaGrange | on Jun 22, 2012

Thanks Judge Spatt.

Federales Judge Arthur Spatt temporarily blocked a controversial bill that would allow Nassau County Executive Edman Gano to unilaterally cut $41 million by screwing over employees, reopening union...

by Kris LaGrange | on Jun 15, 2012

Look for the union label

When the AFL-CIO asked us about our favorite Made in America items, people responded. Topping the list of favorites; Slugger baseball bats, Miller beer, Oreos, Hershey Kisses and Russell Stovers....

by Kris LaGrange | on Jun 15, 2012

The FCC got a file on me!

Hundreds of Verizon workers rallied with consumer advocates and community organizations in front of the Federal Communications Commission Wednesday in protest of the proposed monopolistic deal...

by Kris LaGrange | on Jun 15, 2012

Father's Day Silent March Against Stop & Frisk

This Sunday at 3 pm, tens of thousands of New Yorkers from every background will march silently down Fifth Avenue from 110th Street to 78th Street to protest Mayor Bloomberg's out of control Stop and...

by Kris LaGrange | on Jun 09, 2012

Hyundai: Put the Brakes on Hate and Repeal HB56

On May 31st, Local 259 proudly participated in an action that was requested UAW Vice President Cindy Estrada, and approved by UAW President King and UAW Secretary-Treasurer Williams. The UAW is...

by Kris LaGrange | on Jun 01, 2012

Piedmont gets first contract

The Communications Workers of America (CWA) has reached a tentative first contract with Piedmont Airlines covering 3,500 fleet and passenger service agents. CWA will hold conference calls and...

by Kris LaGrange | on May 11, 2012

Stamp out hunger

Simply leave non-perishable food items at your mailbox this Saturday, May 12th and a union letter carrier will pick it up and deliver it to local food pantries. You can also volunteer, learn more...

by Mike Malek | on May 01, 2012

IBEW Utility Labor Council of NYS supports the STARS objectives

The IBEW Utility Council of NYS, representing over 15,000 NYS Utility workers, enthusiastically supports the newly released State Transmission Assessment and Reliability Study (STARS) objectives. The...

by Kris LaGrange | on Jul 21, 2011

Speak up!

When your local newspaper writes an article about unions, or about working people fighting for basic rights, you should feel free to comment . Often negative and uneducated comments get posted, so...

Rupert Murdoch Attacked With Pie By Comedian Jonnie Marbles Rupert Murdoch  - Rupert Murdoch Attack
by Kris LaGrange | on Jul 21, 2011

Rupert belongs in jail

The man who nearly creamed evil News Corp CEO Rupert Murdoch is an "activist comedian. Jonnie Marbles one time talked about Murdoch - he said it was a terrible thing for democracy that one man...

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