News From: National Politics

by Kris LaGrange | on Jan 14, 2014

Op-Ed: Remember King's fight for workers

Nassau County is nearly broke, and to deal with its budget problems, County Executive Edward Mangano is looking for major concessions from county employees. In Suffolk, County Executive Steve Levy...

by Kris LaGrange | on Sep 14, 2013

WTF! The following politicians can't be trusted.

Newsday had a story today. Looks like the enemy of all working people, Mitt Romney, was in Oyster Bay at some 1% fundraisers for 50k a head. Mitt has made it very clear that if he is elected...

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...

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