by Press and Media | on Aug 23, 2018

NYC Police Union Proposes Plan to Better Community Relations

The New York City Sergeants Benevolent Association wants to help relations between the community and police by starting a new program to reward civilians who help an officer in need. Find out more...

by Press and Media | on Jan 11, 2018

NYC PBA: Premature Release of Body Cams Violates Due Process

The NYPD has filed a lawsuit to stop the release of body cam video.

by Chris Erikson Jr. | on Jul 12, 2016

Pride and tradition

Throughout history, the bagpipes have represented a number of things in a number of different cultures – the serious and dangerous nature of military regiments being lead into battle by a piper...

by Press and Media | on May 12, 2016

To serve & protect (scabs)

A Monday morning protest by striking Verizon workers to give an early "wake-up call" to scabs at their Queens hotel ended with a police hit-and-run on a picketer--and hundreds of workers...

by Anthony Favichia | on Nov 06, 2015

PBA:1% ain't enough

The police officers of New York City's largest union, the PBA, are outraged by the first draft of their new contract agreement with the city. The officers in this union have been working under an...

by Brian Young | on Aug 15, 2015

Protect Our Heroes

14 years after the 9/11 attacks, the unions representing the first responders are once again fighting to protect these heroes.  5 years ago, after a long battle with Congress, the Zadroga Act...

by Brian Young | on Jun 25, 2015

Choosing Sides: Wages in Trouble in NYC

According to the NY Daily News, Mayor De Blasio was offered the ability to raise the minimum wage for all workers in NYC, but turned it down.  As part of a deal offfered to him by the Senate...

by Daniel Hinton | on Jun 07, 2015

Hey Bill, Fighting Fires Is Dangerous

Below is a statement from the Uniformed Firefighters Association on Mayor De Blasio's revised plan for Firefighter and Police disability payments:“On June 4th, the UFA met with the mayor...