by Kris LaGrange | on Jan 21, 2015

NYSUT: Cuomo misrepresents reality of public education in NY

ALBANY, N.Y.  Jan. 21, 2015 — New York State United Teachers today released the following statement in reaction to Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s State of the State address and budget...

by Kris LaGrange | on Aug 01, 2014

You Suck Chris Christie

New Jersey's super chubby Governor Chris Christie is preparing to embark on a mission to cut the pensions of all public workers within the Garden State.  Currently, complete details on what...

by Ted Skerpon | on Jul 09, 2014

May 2nd Assembly Gas Hearing

The IBEW Utility Labor Council of NYS provided testimony at the NYS Assembly Gas hearing on May 2, 2014. Below is the text from Glen Casey's testimony and nice work to ULC council members; IBEW...

by Ted Skerpon | on Jul 09, 2014

Call Center Legislation Awaiting Governor's Signature

With over 15,000 hard working power professionals throughout New York State represented by 18 local unions, the IBEW Utility Labor Council of NYS, cares about the safety of utility workers, the...

by Kris LaGrange | on May 30, 2014

WFP me please

 This weekend, Working Families Party State Committee members from across NY are gathering to make an important decision. To Andy or not to Andy?  Will this minor third party with union...

by Kris LaGrange | on May 22, 2014

Tea Party destroying Pine Richland

Western Pennsylvania has a Tea Party problem. This mega-wealthy school district who spends millions on landscaping and unnecessary sports facilities, has not given its union teachers a raise in 2...

by Tony Spina | on Apr 16, 2014

Bringing FiOS to Brookhaven: Message from President Tony Spina

A few weeks ago there was a turnout of over 500 residents, civic organizations, Labor groups and elected leaders for a Town Hall Meeting for a FiOS build out in Brookhaven on Long Island. Special...

by Don Daley | on Apr 11, 2014

Press Conference with New York State Senator Ken LaValle

On March 21st, NY Senator Ken Lavalle held a press conference to announce his bill introduced in the State Budget bill to make sure that LIPA complete feasibility studies on repowering the Port...

by Kris LaGrange | on Jan 27, 2014

News quote worth quoting.

"This is a trend that is becoming more frequent due to the fact that police departments are not staffed to the point they used to be."  - James Carver, President of the Nassau PBA, on...

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...

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