News From: Politics

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...

by Kris LaGrange | on Apr 04, 2011

April 4th National Day of Action

Fight Back this Monday! April 4th National Day of Action 3:00 PM Nassau The first will be held at the Nassau County Legislative Building, 1550 Franklin Avenue, Mineola, at 3pm to protest County...

by Kris LaGrange | on Apr 03, 2011

Shand to testify to NYS Energy Committee

IBEW Local 1049 Business Manager Bob Shand has been invited to testify before the NYS Senate Committee on Energy & Telecommunications, and the testimony will be regarding several issues involving...

by Kris LaGrange | on Mar 30, 2011

Marching Across the Brooklyn Bridge

We are marching across the Brooklyn Bridge! Message from President Rolando Scott on the Monday, April 4th National Day of Action Monday, April 4th is the anniversary of the assassination of Dr....

by Don Dunn | on Mar 28, 2011

Special Election Tuesday, March 29th

Our Union is supporting Sarah Anker for Suffolk County Legislature (6th District). Polls Open 6 am to 9 pm. Check polling sites at http://suffolkvotes.com/. Thank you to all those who came out these...

by Kris LaGrange | on Mar 27, 2011

Grading papers & organizing actions

Do you still think Teachers and Public employees aren't militant enough? Hundreds of Sachem Teachers from Long Island bused up to rally in Albany, Smithtown Teachers crashed their School Board...

by Kris LaGrange | on Mar 25, 2011

Our Leaders in Albany Have a Choice

OUR LEADERS IN ALBANY HAVE A CHOICE... Give the wealthiest NYers a $5 billion tax cut? - or - Have working families make all the sacrifices? So why does New York State want to give a $5 billion tax...

by Kris LaGrange | on Feb 19, 2011

Presidents, Unions & Cheeseheads

Presidents Day, celebrated on the third Monday in February, is a day where we honor the legacies of U.S. Presidents. Presidents Day was established in 1800 when Congress declared February 22nd,...

Pages