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by Jim Carver | on Aug 29, 2014

Tug of War raises money for Wounded Warriors

Congratulations to our 2014 Police Tug-of-War Champions: Nassau County Women of Law Enforcement, Suffolk Police, Nassau Corrections and the Suffolk Deputy Sheriffs! Even though the Nassau PBA did not...

by Kris LaGrange | on Aug 08, 2014

CWA Local 1109, Fuhgettaboutit.

1109 Members in Brooklyn from Verizon Wireless - Tatiana Hill, Bianca Cunningham and Mark Ramesar came to the District Leadership Conference to tell their story of why the Brooklyn workers...

by Kris LaGrange | on Jul 11, 2014

Did you see the ULC?

The 15,000 member IBEW Utility Labor Council of NYS just sent out their public e-newsletter - The Utility Labor Report. An amended Call Center Bill was passed in both houses and is awaiting Governor...

by Eric Hauser | on Jun 13, 2014

Local 2154 Youth Caucus

The Local is in search of a youth caucus leader, we would prefer to have one in NY and PA.  You need to be under the age of 39 and will be asked to participate in a monthly phone call and may be...

by Kris LaGrange | on Jun 13, 2014

June Two One Rally!

On Saturday, June 21st, at 11:00 AM, Long Island Railroad Union Workers will be having a rally at the Massapequa Train Station.  This rally is open up to the public and we encourage you to...

by Kris LaGrange | on May 22, 2014

Show some Respect!

IBEW Local 589, the hardworking high voltage linemen at the Long Island Railroad just launched their new e-newsletter with UCOMM this past week titled, The 589 Express. The Presidential Emergency...

by Don Dunn | on Apr 14, 2014

Sign the online petition now! FiOS in Brookhaven.

Let's face it: in today's world, we all need internet access, not just telephone service. If you want to start a small business, keep up in school, or look for a job, you need to be online....

by Kris LaGrange | on Apr 11, 2014

Running the union option: The Northwestern college football team is currently in talks for union representation

 The Northwestern college football team is currently in talks for union representation.  With the help of the National College Players Association (NCPA), the team has filled out union...

by Kris LaGrange | on Dec 30, 2013

2012 NYC Labor Day Parade

Be part of the thousands expected to march in honor of working people.The infamous 2012 NYC Labor Day Parade will be held this Saturday, September 8th. We will be marching with other CWA Locals and...

by Kris LaGrange | on Oct 11, 2013

LIBN Column: Unions have strength in numbers

Organized labor has an image problem. But don’t worry – it also has a plan to change its reputation among workers, and to encourage them not to go it alone.As author Phillip Dray says,...

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