News From: Good Jobs Now

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...

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 Feb 15, 2013

Freeze this NIFA.

Freeze this NIFA. The Nassau Interim Finance Authority - which is charged with running the Nassau County government because nobody has a clue what they are doing, was ordered by a Federal judge to...

by Kris LaGrange | on Feb 15, 2013

Fast Food Nation.

Fast Food Nation. Acting US Secretary of Labor Seth Harris was in Philadelphia on Valentine's Day to discuss the president's plan to raise the federal minimum wage to $9. Harris met with...

by Don Dunn | on Dec 20, 2012

A Holiday Message from the Executive Board of CWA 1108

As 2012 comes to an end and the holidays are upon us, we hope that you had a Happy Chanukah and want to wish you a Happy Kwanza and Merry Christmas. Very shortly, we will celebrate the New Year, 2013...

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