by Kris LaGrange | on May 18, 2013

NLRB Appointments

 The AFL-CIO has organized a user friendly email campaign.  Corporate-funded politicians in the U.S. Senate are threatening to shut down the National Labor Relations Board, the government...

by Kris LaGrange | on May 18, 2013

Ask your Congressman how they voted

We got an email from the NJ AFL-CIO: The "Working Families Flexibility Act of 2013" also known as "comp time" legislation, passed the U.S. House of Representatives by a vote of...

by Kris LaGrange | on Apr 20, 2013

Crime is up, thanks Ed. Just read this article from Newsday.

Crime is up, thanks Ed. Just read this article from Newsday. Remember when Edman Gano merged police precincts. The Nassau PBA warned that it wasn't a good idea because crime would increase, and...

by Kris LaGrange | on Mar 29, 2013

Real Wages For Real People

A $9 an hour minimum wage is one step closer to reality after a deal was reached last week by New York's top leaders. Part of the 2013-14 budget includes a plan to boost the wage to $9 an hour...

by Kris LaGrange | on Mar 29, 2013

Standardized Testing Not The Way To Go

New York State United Teachers has taken a stand against the states over-reliance on standardized testing under the new Common Core Curriculum. A new print and online campaign calls for parents to...

by Leo Yanez | on Mar 29, 2013

Upstate New York Power Producers Submit Cayuga Repowering Proposal

Upstate New York Power Producers, Inc.'s (USNYPP) subsidiary, Cayuga Operating Company LLC (Cayuga), today submitted a comprehensive proposal to New York State Electric and Gas (NYSEG) in...

by Kris LaGrange | on Mar 22, 2013

The GOP in PA is stupid

The PA State House of Representatives made history by approving legislation that privatizes state Wine & Spirit stores that would eliminate 5,000 good jobs at a time when Pennsylvania's...

by Rollando Scott | on Mar 11, 2013

The Trans-Pacific Partnership is NAFTA on Steroids: The Biggest & Most Destructive Trade Agreement you've never heard of..

The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) also known as "Nafta on Steroids" is poised to become the largest trade agreement ever. Current negotiating countries include the U.S., Australia, Brunei...

by Don Daley | on Mar 07, 2013

Hold Public Hearings on the future of LIPA

The future of LIPA and its impact on our community is a topic of great importance which deserves careful review. It is imperative that there be no rush to judgment before considering all options as...

by Kris LaGrange | on Mar 01, 2013

IBEW 1049 must be at the table

 On February 25th IBEW 1049 held a Q&A on LIPA: Unasked, Unanswered - Will the new model provide lower rates and better service to Long Island? Over 60 people attended the Long Island...

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