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by Brian Young | on Jun 27, 2019

Overruling Janus

by Brian Young | on May 30, 2017

Mincing Micro Unions

by Kris LaGrange | on Jan 12, 2017

No Davis Bacon for Federal Infrastructure Funds

The last few weeks have seen Republicans across the country rolling back worker protections.  In Congress, Republicans have made it easier to fire public employees without due process and...

by Daniel Hinton | on Mar 24, 2015

Main Event: In This Corner, the NLRB!

The Republican-controlled House of Representatives voted last week to block new NLRB union election rules, defying Pres. Obama's threat to veto such a congressional motion. ...

by Mia Jorgenson | on Aug 30, 2013

Happy Labor Day CWA 1104 GSEU!

On behalf of the officers at CWA Local 1104/GSEU, I would like to welcome you to the beginning of a new academic year. The year begins with a celebration on Monday, a holiday that organized labor...

by Kris LaGrange | on Jul 12, 2013

Just Do It.

If the Senate doesn't confirm all five of the President's nominations to the National Labor Relations Board before its August 2013 recess, there won't be any way to enforce labor law...

by Kris LaGrange | on Jun 28, 2013

What's the NLRB?

The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) enforces the National Labor Relations Act, the principal law safeguarding your right to organize to improve your working conditions, whether or not you are...

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 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 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...