News From: Good Jobs Now

by Rollando Scott | on Sep 05, 2011

Happy Labor Day Local 1109

Special message from President Rolando Scott This is the holiday that unions invented, and our very existence ensures that this holiday remain. Because of the work and sacrifice of many before us, we...

by Brian Schneck | on Aug 25, 2011

NO NEW COLISEUM = NO JOBS = NO ENDORSEMENTS!

As you are aware by now, the residents of Nassau County spoke loud and clear on August 1st that NO new Coliseum will be built any time soon. Sadly, thousands of workers whose job depends on the...

by Kris LaGrange | on Aug 19, 2011

The 2011 Verizon Strike

So much to report, so little space. So let's shorten it. Verizon is getting physical and violent, atrocities you don't really read or hear about unless you know a striker. Missionaries are on...

by Brian Schneck | on Jul 31, 2011

UAW MEETING ABOUT ORGANIZING TRANS-NATIONALS

This past February, the Local advised you that our International Union would be engaging in an aggressive organizing campaign of the foreign owned auto plants that operate here in the United States....

by Kris LaGrange | on Jul 28, 2011

Suck-it Verizon

As strike votes continue, the hardworking members of the Communications Workers of America are getting ready. If you plan on being anywhere near 140 West Street in NYC on Sat., July 30th around 11 am...

by Brian Schneck | on Jul 26, 2011

Vote Yes for Good Jobs Now!

At our membership meeting on June 28, 259 had a visit from Michael Picker, Executive Vice President of the New York Islanders. Picker came to explain to us the importance of Nassau County giving the...

by Kris LaGrange | on Jun 30, 2011

CWA Planning a Bunch of Rallies.

The Communications Workers of America are bargaining with billion dollar profiteers at Verizon Communications. In the spirit of giving, which the company is giving nothing, the CWA is going to give...

by Kris LaGrange | on Jun 23, 2011

IKEA is Organizing-Finally!

The International Association of Machinists filed its request with the National Labor Relations Board on Monday along with signature cards from a majority of eligible employees at the Danville, Va.,...

by Kris LaGrange | on Jun 16, 2011

JWJ Reports on Walmart

Jobs with Justice; On June 7th,associates at Walmart stores nationwide launched the Organization United for Respect at Walmart, or OUR Walmart. OUR Walmart was founded with a mission to ensure that...

by Brian Schneck | on May 12, 2011

NYC Mayor Bloomberg Screws Everyone!

Special Message from President Brian Schneck: Many New Yorkers that are unemployed or under employed just lost out. The Disabled community that face extreme challenges in their daily routines will...

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