News From: Union

Nassau COBA President Brian Sullivan speaks at Albany Press Conference
by Brian Sullivan | on May 12, 2017

Making it Safer to be a CO

I was very proud to represent Nassau County Correction Officers at a Press Conference on May 9th, 2017 conducted by the NYS Senate Independent Democratic Conference (IDC) in the NYS Capitol...

by Buddy Thoman | on May 10, 2017

Nuclear power is 97% carbon free

Here at Local Union 94, our number one priority is jobs.  Jobs, and more specifically, dependable Union jobs, provide financial stability for not only the individual and families,...

by Press and Media | on May 09, 2017

Driving to work covered by Workers Comp

What is and isn’t covered under workman’s comp is outlined in this piece from the management side lawyers at JD Supra.

by Tiffany McAdams | on May 09, 2017

The 3 Day Weekend Infograph

Five days a week or 40 hours is the standard for full-time employment. Working 50 to 70 hours isn’t unheard of though. Are the extra hours worth it? The studies and real-life examples...

by Press and Media | on May 05, 2017

Fake News: I created 600,000 jobs

Everytime Trump open's his mouth, it's a lie. Sick of this shit...

by Kris LaGrange | on May 05, 2017

Can we kill again?

According to Politico, a bunch of bad guys are asking OSHA if they can kill again. A petition was sent to the Labor Department to review Obama administration regulations that drastically reduce...

by Press and Media | on May 04, 2017

Another coal mine collapse

Stories like this remind us of why it is important to have strong safety measures, inspections and regulations in place for dangerous jobs like coal mining.  Iran may be behind the times when it...

by Press and Media | on May 02, 2017

Incentives to Underpay

Individuals employed by the state or another governmental agency may be given compensatory time instead of overtime wages if there is a union agreement or a contract between the employer and the...

by AFL-CIO | on Apr 28, 2017

April 28th: Workers Memorial Day

On April 28, the unions of the AFL-CIO observe Workers Memorial Day to remember those who have suffered and died on the job and to renew the fight for safe jobs. This year we will come together to...

by Kris LaGrange | on Apr 27, 2017

Trying to be the better person

Conflict. It's what organized labor does the best. Labor manages, creates and eliminates conflict at all levels. No other civil organization of men (and women) does it better. From tactics of...