News From: Politics

by Mike Malek | on Jul 16, 2012

We fully support the locked out Local 1-2 Con Ed workers and so should you.

Message from Mike Malek, Chair :The IBEW Utility Labor Council of NYS is comprised of 18 IBEW Local unions in the power and gas utility industry, representing over 15,000 workers across the Empire...

by Don Dunn | on Jul 10, 2012

Democrats Worry Verizon-Cable Deal Will Limit Competition

A group of 32 House Democrats urged federal regulators on Monday to take a hard look at Verizon's proposed deal with cable companies, warning the deal could discourage competition between phone...

by Kris LaGrange | on Jul 06, 2012

Say it Ain't So Steve-o

Looks like the bluedog from Hop Hog has got himself in some deep water with the Communications Workers of America. Congressman Israel (D/R - Hauppauge) is allowing Verizon and the major cable...

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 Jun 29, 2012

Join in the fight to save the middle class

Philly here we come. This August 11th, join in the fight to save the middle class as the 99% takes on Philadelphia. Workers from the New Jersey State AFL-CIO, national AFL-CIO, and the national...

by Kris LaGrange | on Jun 23, 2012

Congressional Night 2012

Members and leaders from the Long Island Labor Movement will be asking our Senate and Congressional Delegation important questions that will address key issues that affect Long Islands' working...

by Kris LaGrange | on Jun 22, 2012

1109 Endorses Gounardes for Senate

Bay Ridge, Brooklyn, NY Communication Workers of America Local 1109 announced their support today for Brooklyn attorney Andrew Gounardes, the Democratic candidate for State Senate in southern...

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 Kris LaGrange | on May 21, 2012

NLRB Region 2 Authorizes Issuance of Complaint Against Verizon for Unfair Firings.

On Friday, we learned that the Regional Director of Region 2 of the NLRB authorized the issuance of a complaint against Verizon regarding the discipline of CWA members for strike-related activity....

by Mike Malek | on May 15, 2012

Deny eminent domain rights to transmission projects starting outside of the Empire State

The IBEW Utility Laboor Council of NYS represents over 15,000 IBEW workers in the utility industry. We join Senator Maziarz to thank and support him for the Senate Bill denying eminent domain rights...

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