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Robert Reich on America's Koch Problem
by Kris LaGrange | on Jun 15, 2013

Air Koch Brothers PBS!

Because PBS was afraid of upsetting Tea Party billionaire and PBS donor David Koch, they pulled funding for a documentary by Academy Award-nominated filmmakers on the corrosive role of money in...

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 18, 2013

Make 'em walk the plank

Ed Waters messaged us on facebook and said; Thought you might enjoy this Main Street vs. the fat cats type music video I produced, I Wanna Be A Pirate. It was screened at the Workers Unite! Film...

by Kris LaGrange | on May 03, 2013

The Workers Unite! Film Festival

The Workers Unite! Film Festival...has been going strong with full attendance. Consider taking mom to the city for some union activist movies on Mothers Day. Films being shown at the Main Festival...

by Kris LaGrange | on Apr 27, 2013

UCOMM Briefs

Check out Local 30's article in LIBN about how we should never underestimate the role of organized labor, congrats to the Nassau PBA for blasting out their first official union e-...

by Kris LaGrange | on Apr 27, 2013

Hot for Teacher

What will have thousands of hot teachers, dedicated professional, caring parents and Kris LaGrange and his 3 year old activist twins? A rally to fight for the future of Public Education on June 8th...

by Kris LaGrange | on Apr 27, 2013

12 Workers Are Killed On the Job Every Day in Our Country

Harrisburg, PA - Over the next several days, and during the upcoming weekend, there will be thousands of workers participating in Workers' Memorial Day Observances throughout the Keystone ...

by Kris LaGrange | on Apr 27, 2013

Understanding Aggravating Behaviors.

The Society of Federal Labor & Employee Relations Professional is hosting a Spring Conference on Wednesday, May 22nd from 8:30 to 3 pm at 290 Broadway in NYC with a bunch of smart people. The...

by Jeff Davis | on Apr 27, 2013

Workers Memorial Day event this Monday in downtown Pittsburgh

Like reported last time, every year unions from across the country get together and celebrate the anniversary of the signing of the Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSHA). We call it Workers...

by Don Daley | on Apr 27, 2013

Because losing your life should never be a job description

As we prepare to gather at St. Patrick's Church in Bay Shore for the 3rd Annual Workers Memorial Mass on Monday night or attend the Memorial Service at the State Office Building in Hauppuage...