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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 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 Brian Schneck | on Nov 29, 2011

SUPER STORM SANDY AND ITS AFTERMATH

By now many residents on Long Island, Far Rockaway, Staten Island and the shore towns of New Jersey have recovered while countless others have a long way to go to regain some semblance of order and...

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...

by Daniel Hinton | on Nov 10, 2011

Teamsters Locked Out by the 1 Percent

If any current battle in the war on workers is emblematic of the 1 percent versus the 99 percent, the lockout of 43 art handlers at Sotheby's auction house in Manhattan is it.On the evenings of...

by Kris LaGrange | on Nov 09, 2011

Ohio Unions get revenge as Issue 2 fails!

A year after Gov. John Kasich and legislative Republicans were swept into office, Ohio voters delivered them a stinging rebuke yesterday, striking down an extensive curtailing of public-union power...

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