News From: Good Jobs Now

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...

by Kris LaGrange | on Dec 09, 2011

Call-In to Renew Unemployment Insurance

Tell your members of Congress to renew Unemployment Insurance for 2012. Call (888) 245-3381 or visit the unemployedworkers.org call-in feature on this page. Millions of hardworking Americans - nearly...

by Kris LaGrange | on Dec 09, 2011

Verizon is on Welfare

From 2008-2010, Verizon owed $11.4 billion in federal taxes-but instead, it got nearly $1 billion in tax rebates. Verizon could have used those tax savings to create jobs and reach a fair contract...

by Kris LaGrange | on Dec 02, 2011

US DOL News

More Than $2 Million Collected For Long Island Restaurant Employees; An ongoing enforcement initiative conducted by the Wage and Hour Division found widespread noncompliance with the minimum wage,...

by Kris LaGrange | on Nov 25, 2011

NJ Gas Station Workers get Justice.

News from the US DOL: The Wage and Hour Division has recovered $1,014,895 in back wages for 295 gas station workers throughout New Jersey who were denied fair compensation for their work. As part of...

by Kris LaGrange | on Nov 25, 2011

Jobs with Justice Reporting. As you enjoy a reflective and restful Thanksgiving weekend.

We want to share the following opportunity to undermine the 1% and the Walton Family quickly from your computer. According to Forbes Magazine, 4 of the 11 wealthiest people in America are Waltons....

by Kris LaGrange | on Nov 18, 2011

Cable is Organizing in Brooklyn!

Putting their foot down and taking control of their work lives, exploited workers in Cablevision who work in Brooklyn just went public and are organizing their union with CWA Local 1109. As we speak...

by Kris LaGrange | on Nov 18, 2011

Town Tax Dollars used to exploit.

Husky Kate is at it again! In the Town of Hempstead on Long Guy Land, the Industrial Development Agency is letting 590-600 Reality Corp. get away with not paying taxes through year 2020. In exchange...

by Kris LaGrange | on Nov 11, 2011

Remember when that Wal-Mart Worker died?

It wasn't too long ago - but back in 2008 the dingbats in Valley Stream trampled 34 year old Jdimytai Damour to death at 5 am on Black Friday just so they could get their hands on the latest...

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