News From: National Politics

by Kris LaGrange | on Aug 31, 2013

CNN: Inside Man investigates challenges facing unions

Inside Man, airing on CNN focuses on the real lives of those helping tow the line for America's middle class. "Supersize Me" star Morgan Spurlock, the series host, interviewed long-time...

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 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 Jun 28, 2013

What's the NLRB?

The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) enforces the National Labor Relations Act, the principal law safeguarding your right to organize to improve your working conditions, whether or not you are...

by Kris LaGrange | on Jun 21, 2013

Equal pay today!

Women are still earning 77 cents for every dollar men earn. Even after years of political advocates fighting for women's equality, women, especially home health-care aides, are struggling to...

by Kris LaGrange | on May 18, 2013

NLRB Appointments

 The AFL-CIO has organized a user friendly email campaign.  Corporate-funded politicians in the U.S. Senate are threatening to shut down the National Labor Relations Board, the government...

by Kris LaGrange | on May 18, 2013

Ask your Congressman how they voted

We got an email from the NJ AFL-CIO: The "Working Families Flexibility Act of 2013" also known as "comp time" legislation, passed the U.S. House of Representatives by a vote of...

by Brian Schneck | on Nov 29, 2012

UAW Congratulates President Obama On His Re-Election

The UAW is proud to congratulate President Obama on his electoral victory in the 2012 election. It is with great pride that in large part because of a nationwide, grassroots effort by our active and...

by Brian Schneck | on Nov 04, 2012

ELECTION DAY IS TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 6TH

We know that in some cases that is difficult to focus on the importance of this coming Tuesday's election in light of what just happened however Election do matter and Election have consequences...

by Kris LaGrange | on Oct 11, 2012

Op Ed: Imported from Detroit

What do you think about when sitting in traffic on the Long Island Expressway, crosstown Manhattan, the New York State Thruway or the Meadowbrook Parkway? Do you think of diverse vehicle models on...

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