News From: State Politics

Tell Mayor Bloomberg kids come first
by Kris LaGrange | on Jan 18, 2013

Mayor Mike Sucks.

Mayor Mike Sucks. The NYS AFL-CIO released a statement about the NYC School Bus Strike, it reads: "Once again, the Mayor has failed New York City school children. First, he threw the lives of...

by Don Daley | on Nov 16, 2012

HALF OF LI'S STORM RESPONDERS COULD BE SIDELINED NEXT TIME

Press Release from Business Manager Don Daley of IBEW 1049: Flawed LIPA agreement keeps thousands of LI's power restoration workers on the sidelines Our community has been through so much these...

by Rollando Scott | on Sep 27, 2012

Vote Andrew Gounardes for State Senate - and Volunteer too!

1109 The Presidential election may get the headlines, but there is a vital election this November for State Senate. It's crucial to know what is at stake. The two candidates are current State Senator...

by Kris LaGrange | on Sep 25, 2012

LABOR TO LABOR WALK FOR CONGRESSMAN TIM BISHOP Saturday, Sept. 29th at 9 am

Congressman Tim Bishop is the main sponsor of the Federal Call Center Bill and a great friend to our union. He wrote letters and made phone calls on behalf of our laid off members and is one of only...

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 15, 2012

Father's Day Silent March Against Stop & Frisk

This Sunday at 3 pm, tens of thousands of New Yorkers from every background will march silently down Fifth Avenue from 110th Street to 78th Street to protest Mayor Bloomberg's out of control Stop and...

by Mia Jorgenson | on Mar 30, 2012

Rallying at the Capitol

On March 5, hundreds of students and their supporters from around New York State converged on the state capitol. GSEU and other university labor leaders were there, including leadership from CUNY's...

by Mia Jorgenson | on Mar 29, 2012

GSEU Arrested at Capitol

Already this month, members of the Graduate Student Employees Union have been especially active in demonstrations for student and worker's rights. On March 5, members from across the state...

by Kris LaGrange | on Feb 12, 2012

NYC Masonry Contractor Cited After Worker Falls 80 Feet

The US DOL recently reported that Manhattan, N.Y.-based Navillus Contracting Tile Inc. has been cited by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration for alleged violations of safety standards...

by Kris LaGrange | on Jan 26, 2012

NYSUNY 2020

This year, state funding of Binghamton University hit a historic low, twenty-one percent. As recently as 1990, the state provided seventy-five percent of SUNY's budgets. The decline in state...

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