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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...

by Kris LaGrange | on Jul 14, 2011

Good Bye RXP

It is a sad day for modern rock. Famed and unique 101.9 WRXP, a NYC based rock station that plays music from Generation X and modern rock (Nirvana, Foster the People, Rage Against the Machine, etc.)...

by Kris LaGrange | on Jul 08, 2011

UCOMM Radio's Numbers

So we have been tracking our Arbitron rankings. Our live Sunday morning numbers doubled from April to May, and our online numbers have reached the tens of thousands mark. THANK YOU LISTENERS - UCOMM...

NO CONTRACT, NO COOKIES -  the workers' march
by Kris LaGrange | on Jul 08, 2011

A Tear Jerker on HBO

This emotional documentary is called No Contract, No Cookies. Remember when Stella D'Oro went on strike for 11 months? Replaced by scabs, not one worker "broke rank." When the strike...

by Kris LaGrange | on Jul 08, 2011

The Biz'z are fighting

So if you live in Nassau County, and you are registered to vote, you can approve the building of a new Nassau Coliseum on August 1st. But the Long Island Association (LIA) and the Assoc. for a Better...