by Kris LaGrange | on Nov 18, 2011

Town Tax Dollars used to exploit.

Husky Kate is at it again! In the Town of Hempstead on Long Guy Land, the Industrial Development Agency is letting 590-600 Reality Corp. get away with not paying taxes through year 2020. In exchange...

by Kris LaGrange | on Nov 04, 2011

LI Bus get the WARN Act.

Just in time for the holidays, the NYS Dept. of Labor recently notified the workforce at L.I. Bus of mass layoffs. The union workforce is waiting for the new private bus company to start negotiations...

by Kris LaGrange | on Oct 28, 2011

Albany DA is the man!

Albany's District attorney, David Soares, state troopers, and the Albany police chief and his officers resisted pressure from Governor Cuomo and the Albany Mayor to perform a middle of the night...

by Brian Schneck | on Oct 28, 2011

The Wealthy Need to Pay Their Fair Share

From Wall Street to Washington, Americans are demanding that politicians stand up for all of us, not just the top 1%. The reason: our society, and our economy, is out of whack. President Obama's...

by Brian Schneck | on Oct 28, 2011

Class Warfare - Your Damn Right it is!

Did you know that 50% of American workers earn less than $26,364 a year? Well it's true - This is just simply outrageous and immoral. When we have a consumer based economy and the consumer does...

by Kris LaGrange | on Oct 14, 2011

The Mineola Cheeseheads

Nassau County Executive Edman Gano is planning to lay off more than 1,000 workers and mandate employees and retirees to pay twenty-five percent into their health insurance costs. In addition, he is...

by Kris LaGrange | on Sep 30, 2011

A Face to a Cause; Wall Street or Bust

Union workers and community members impacted by the economic crisis have been demanding that Wall Street and the wealthiest New Yorker's pay their fair share of taxes. A march down to Wall Street...

by Kris LaGrange | on Sep 02, 2011

Who is Liz Shuler and why is she so important?

Well, Liz oversees 6 departments and is leading the AFL-CIO's young worker outreach initiative, and labors' success in battleground states depends on our ability to communicate to the youth....

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...

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