News From: Good Jobs Now

by Kris LaGrange | on Aug 30, 2013

Op-Ed: Fast-food fight shows need for higher wages

When Congress instituted a national Labor Day in 1894, the holiday's purpose was to celebrate American workers and encourage better wages and working conditions. Over the years, workplaces have...

by Jeff Davis | on Aug 26, 2013

Duquesne Light Negotiations

Since our last report, we have met with the Company four times during the week of August 12. Much of that week was devoted to discussions on pension and health care. The Company brought in...

by Jeff Davis | on Jul 22, 2013

Duquesne Light Negotiations

The Union and Duquesne Light have reached an agreement to open Contract Negotiations for 2013. The opening session will occur on Tuesday, July 30th. At this session the Union will present the Company...

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 Jul 11, 2013

Bloomberg News

Originally Reported in Bloomberg News: An electrical crew works on overhead lines in Melville, New York following Hurricane Sandy. Four days before Hurricane Sandy struck in October, Consolidated...

by Kris LaGrange | on Jul 05, 2013

Hernandez is a dirtball.

Hernandez is a dirtball. News from the LIBN; The owner of a home-based cleaning company that cleans 27 Long Island movie theater's has been arrested on felony grand larceny, according to New York...

by Kris LaGrange | on Jul 05, 2013

Wal-Mart Hates America.

Wal-Mart Hates America. Anti-American, Pro-China Wal-Mart will be having a grand opening in Levittown, Long Island, for the first supermarket in New York State. The store is just down the block from...

by Kris LaGrange | on Jul 05, 2013

LIBN Column: No progress without labor

Long Islanders have been talking about Jerry Wolkoff’s Heartland project for years, and rightfully so. It’s envisioned as a mini-city of housing, retail and office space that would...

by Kris LaGrange | on Jun 21, 2013

Equal pay today!

Equal pay today! Women are still earning 77 cents for every dollar men earn. Even after years of political advocates fighting for women's equality, women, especially home health-care aides, are...

by Kris LaGrange | on Jun 21, 2013

Improve your work conditions at FixMyJob.com.

UCOMM Radio just got an excellent email from the AFL-CIO. For all you out there who toil long hours for little pay, whose boss treats you like garbage and for those who are sick and tired of being...

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