News From: Good Jobs Now

by Kris LaGrange | on Sep 14, 2012

Chi-Town! The Chicago Teachers Strike is big news

Chi-Town! The Chicago Teachers Strike is big news - and God Bless them for standing up not only for themselves and the students - but for all public employees who are sick of getting the shaft. But...

by Kris LaGrange | on Sep 07, 2012

Where was Labor voice this weekend?

We were heartbroken to not see any Labor Day messages in Long Guy Lands Newsday this past Labor Day weekend. Sources tell us that the paper had to make room for the Conventions. Where a Labor Day Op...

by Kris LaGrange | on Aug 29, 2012

Workers Join Citywide Fight for Good Jobs in the Cable TV Industry

On Friday August 24, 55 technicians at Vision Pro - a major Cablevision contractor in Brooklyn - voted to join the Communications Workers of America (CWA), Local 1109 in a union election administered...

by Kris LaGrange | on Jul 22, 2012

In with in-sourcing! Out with out-sourcing!

That was the message US Secretary of Labor Hilda Solis recently delivered during a rally sponsored by the California Labor Federation and the Communications Workers of America in San ...

by Kris LaGrange | on Jul 22, 2012

God ended the Con Ed lockout?

Yes Andy Cuomo finally intervened. Yes the hardworking members and good folks over at Local 1-2 did the right thing and mobilized and communicated the issues to us the best way they could. But was it...

by Kris LaGrange | on Jul 22, 2012

Boycott Hyatt!

Housekeepers at Hyatt hotels launched a global boycott of the hotel chain and a campaign to crown Hyatt the worst hotel employer in America.There are many reasons why Hyatt could be considered the...

by Kris LaGrange | on Dec 16, 2011

John Edwards - A Long Island Scrooge

So flood this Grinch with phone calls folks at 631-224-5559. This outgoing lame duck Islip Town Councilman who was raised on a union wage, voted against putting Long Islanders to work - just in time...

by Kris LaGrange | on Dec 16, 2011

Say it ain't so Pathmark!

Ho! Ho! Ho! UCOMM Radio loves Christmas morning - who doesn't - even if your broke - A Christmas Story is on all day - the family gets together and you celebrate the sacredness of the day...but not...

by Kris LaGrange | on Dec 15, 2011

Important Announcement from Local 1049

Today, based on recommendation by LIPA staff the Long Island Power Authority Board of Trustees voted to award the electric transmission and distribution management service agreement to Public Service...

by Kris LaGrange | on Dec 12, 2011

Helping Our Brothers at Cablevision this Holiday Season

Over 70% of Cablevision Techs in Brooklyn have signed cards in support of organizing their union with us, but of course this will not be easy. Cablevision will not recognize them as a union and there...

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