News From: National Politics

by Kris LaGrange | on Feb 14, 2015

Staples really sucks, firing all their part timers?

So right-wing anti American online rag The Political Insider is blasting our President for calling out Staples Stores on their culture of corporate greed.  Staples informed their part-time...

by Press and Media | on Jan 22, 2015

Trans-Pacific Partnership Threatens Jobs and Wages

"How this Effect Us"Trans-Pacific Partnership means the U.S. will be sending jobs normally available in our country to over seas corporations. There have been 2.7 million jobs lost...

by Kris LaGrange | on Aug 01, 2014

Our Congress is full of monkeys

After a long stint of political paralysis, Congress recently decided to put forth some action, however this action has only left us disgusted.  Hitting the papers this past week, we were greeted...

by Kris LaGrange | on Jan 31, 2014

LIBN Column: Trans-Pacific Partnership a shame

They’re calling it NAFTA on steroids.The Trans-Pacific Partnership free-trade agreement can change the way America does business for decades to come. The Obama administration crafted this pact...

by Kris LaGrange | on Jan 27, 2014

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 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...

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