News From: Politics

by Kris LaGrange | on Aug 28, 2011

US DOL NEWS

The Bureau of Labor Statistics released preliminary results from the National Census for Fatal Occupational Injuries for 2010. The number of fatal work-related injuries remained virtually the same as...

by Brian Schneck | on Aug 25, 2011

NO NEW COLISEUM = NO JOBS = NO ENDORSEMENTS!

As you are aware by now, the residents of Nassau County spoke loud and clear on August 1st that NO new Coliseum will be built any time soon. Sadly, thousands of workers whose job depends on the...

by Kris LaGrange | on Jul 28, 2011

UAW puts pressure on Congress

So this whole federal debt nonsense can be summed up like this; The President wants to end the Bush Tax Cuts, the GOP does not. Debt ceiling, boners, whatever, it is just confusing. So the UAW in...

by Kris LaGrange | on Jul 28, 2011

No Votes on Monday

If you live in Nassau, and you know people who are planning on voting NO on August 1st for the new Nassau Coliseum, please try and change their mind. If you can't change their mind, then tell...

by Brian Schneck | on Jul 26, 2011

Vote Yes for Good Jobs Now!

At our membership meeting on June 28, 259 had a visit from Michael Picker, Executive Vice President of the New York Islanders. Picker came to explain to us the importance of Nassau County giving the...

by Kris LaGrange | on Jul 08, 2011

The Biz'z are fighting

So if you live in Nassau County, and you are registered to vote, you can approve the building of a new Nassau Coliseum on August 1st. But the Long Island Association (LIA) and the Assoc. for a Better...

by George Bloom | on Jun 28, 2011

The Pay Bill Passed!

Special Message from President George Bloom: Sisters and Brothers - I can only say that it has been a grueling week with our union pulling out all the stops in an effort to bring this saga of the pay...

by Kris LaGrange | on Jun 16, 2011

Grads Pull Their Ads

Recently they pulled their "Pay Us Andy" ad campaign because there is some good news; "Gov. Cuomo sent our Pay Bill down to the NYS Legislature! We bargaining back in 2007 for small $...

by Kris LaGrange | on Jun 09, 2011

Oh Yes They Did

On June 6th, the leaders of CWA Local 1104 GSEU held a press conference in Albany calling on Governor Cuomo to pass a bill which would finally give their membership the $300 dollar raises that were...

by Kris LaGrange | on Jun 03, 2011

LILAC: Leading By Example

New UCOMM Radio sponsor, the Long Island Labor Advisory Council, will be hosting a symposium on the future of Long Island's infrastructure on June 6th at the Cradle of Aviation in Garden City....

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