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News From: National Politics

by Brian Schneck | on Oct 08, 2012

Make Calls for Obama Right Here in NYC

UAW Region 9A is organizing phone banks to union members and retirees from numerous unions in Pennsylvania, not just the UAW, as part of Labor 2012. Do not believe the polls, this race is tightening...

by Brian Schneck | on Aug 31, 2012

Historic: UAW President Bob King to address the nation tonight

A very proud message from President Brian SchneckLast week the Republicans tripped all over themselves to bash Unions, advocate for National Right to Work laws and pound their chests about stripping...

by Kris LaGrange | on Jun 29, 2012

Healthcare for millions upheld

Healthcare for millions upheld. That's the big news this week. If you didn't hear that the Supreme Court upheld the constitutionality of the Affordable Care Act, then chances are you live...

by Kris LaGrange | on Feb 27, 2012

WTF is going on in New Hampshire?

WTF is going on in New Hampshire? This is a series of worker-hate laws that the good people of New Hampshire are working on; A new right-to-work for less bill and a second right-to-work bill that is...

Save Hoosier families, Stop Right-to-Work Laws in Indiana!
by Kris LaGrange | on Jan 29, 2012

Hoosier State Lawmakers Dropped the Ball

Hoosier State Lawmakers Dropped the Ball. It's official, the Indiana state House passed a "right to work" for less bill by 55 to 41. The issue now moves to the state Senate, where it...

by Kris LaGrange | on Jan 15, 2012

Insourcing American Jobs

Made in the USA. US Dept of Labor Secretary Hilda Solis recently joined President Obama at an "Insourcing American Jobs" forum as he called on companies across the nation to invest in...

by Kris LaGrange | on Apr 04, 2011

April 4th National Day of Action

Fight Back this Monday! April 4th National Day of Action 3:00 PM Nassau The first will be held at the Nassau County Legislative Building, 1550 Franklin Avenue, Mineola, at 3pm to protest County...

by Kris LaGrange | on Mar 30, 2011

Marching Across the Brooklyn Bridge

We are marching across the Brooklyn Bridge! Message from President Rolando Scott on the Monday, April 4th National Day of Action Monday, April 4th is the anniversary of the assassination of Dr....

by Kris LaGrange | on Apr 28, 2010

Op-Ed; We must do more to prevent workplace deaths

As this month's tragic mine disaster in West Virginia proves, workplace fatalities are not a thing of the past. And they happen much closer to home, too.Now and then we Long Islanders learn of...