News From: Politics

by Don Dunn | on Nov 30, 2012

End the Bush Tax Cuts!

When it comes to protecting Medicare and Social Security & promoting jobs and tax fairness NO DEAL IS BETTER THAN A BAD DEAL. Right now, legislators in Washington are negotiating a deal to avoid...

by Brian Schneck | on Nov 29, 2012

UAW Congratulates President Obama On His Re-Election

The UAW is proud to congratulate President Obama on his electoral victory in the 2012 election. It is with great pride that in large part because of a nationwide, grassroots effort by our active and...

by Kris LaGrange | on Nov 17, 2012

Lame Ducks Suck

The inept teabagging shills of the 1% (aka Congress) will have to take action soon to avoid automatic cuts to vital services such as Medicare, Medicaid, Social Security and taxes. Another piece of...

by Don Daley | on Nov 16, 2012

HALF OF LI'S STORM RESPONDERS COULD BE SIDELINED NEXT TIME

Press Release from Business Manager Don Daley of IBEW 1049: Flawed LIPA agreement keeps thousands of LI's power restoration workers on the sidelines Our community has been through so much these...

by Brian Schneck | on Nov 04, 2012

ELECTION DAY IS TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 6TH

We know that in some cases that is difficult to focus on the importance of this coming Tuesday's election in light of what just happened however Election do matter and Election have consequences...

by Kris LaGrange | on Oct 11, 2012

Op Ed: Imported from Detroit

What do you think about when sitting in traffic on the Long Island Expressway, crosstown Manhattan, the New York State Thruway or the Meadowbrook Parkway? Do you think of diverse vehicle models on...

by Brian Schneck | on Oct 08, 2012

Make Calls for Obama Right Here in NYC

UAW Region 9A is organizing phone banks to union members and retirees from numerous unions in Pennsylvania, not just the UAW, as part of Labor 2012. Do not believe the polls, this race is tightening...

by Kris LaGrange | on Oct 01, 2012

News from the Labor movement: ULC report

Greetings ULC! Good work to Ellen for getting us all this detailed information for Labor Walks across the Empire State with all the tools we need to get IBEW members to the polls to vote our values....

by Rollando Scott | on Sep 27, 2012

Vote Andrew Gounardes for State Senate - and Volunteer too!

1109 The Presidential election may get the headlines, but there is a vital election this November for State Senate. It's crucial to know what is at stake. The two candidates are current State Senator...

by Kris LaGrange | on Sep 25, 2012

LABOR TO LABOR WALK FOR CONGRESSMAN TIM BISHOP Saturday, Sept. 29th at 9 am

Congressman Tim Bishop is the main sponsor of the Federal Call Center Bill and a great friend to our union. He wrote letters and made phone calls on behalf of our laid off members and is one of only...

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