News From: Politics

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....

by Brian Schneck | on May 12, 2011

NYC Mayor Bloomberg Screws Everyone!

Special Message from President Brian Schneck: Many New Yorkers that are unemployed or under employed just lost out. The Disabled community that face extreme challenges in their daily routines will...

by Kris LaGrange | on May 05, 2011

Miguel Bloomberg: Mayor of Mexico City

Say it ain't so Mike...the city taxi of the future contract was awarded to Nissan. Public tax dollars will be given to a auto plant in Mexico where workers who earn $1 an hour, will make the new...

by Rollando Scott | on May 03, 2011

Send Your Letter!

There is a new bill that Local 1109 is working on passing up in Albany. Basically, the FiOS Deployment Study Bill would do research to make sure that Verizon is adding FiOS in all neighborhoods, not...

by Kris LaGrange | on Apr 22, 2011

CSEA Sues NIFA

The public employee union in Nassau County, CSEA Local 830, is taking the Nassau Interium Finance Authority to court for freezing wage increases for 10,000 working families. Last January, County...

by Kris LaGrange | on Apr 22, 2011

AFGE or NTEU

Reported by the NYT: In the largest unionization vote involving federal employees, the nation's airport screeners voted in favor of unionizing, but federal officials said on Wednesday that there...

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