by Rollando Scott | on Oct 04, 2011

Patience and Hit the Wireless Stores!

Message from President Rolando Scott: Bargaining continues, and as we go through thousands of pages of documents, your bargaining teams have vowed to fight for every union job and to bring back...

by Kris LaGrange | on Sep 30, 2011

A Face to a Cause; Wall Street or Bust

Union workers and community members impacted by the economic crisis have been demanding that Wall Street and the wealthiest New Yorker's pay their fair share of taxes. A march down to Wall Street...

by Kris LaGrange | on Sep 23, 2011

US DOL News

The Bureau of International Labor Affairs issued a $10 million competitive solicitation for cooperative agreements to combat exploitative child labor in Ethiopia. The DOL, IRS and 11 states have...

by George Bloom | on Sep 10, 2011

9/11: An American Requiem

Special Message from President George Bloom: Ten Years Later and we have not forgotten. As Chairman of the Advisory Board of the Stony Brook University WTC Treatment Center, I am more than pleased to...

by Kris LaGrange | on Sep 09, 2011

The Inflatable Rat is 21 years old!

The LIBN released a fun story that the huge inflatable rat is now 21 years ago. The rat was dreamed up by striking Chicago bricklayers in a 1990 protest and a Illinois Balloon company has been making...

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 Kris LaGrange | on Sep 02, 2011

Who is Liz Shuler and why is she so important?

Well, Liz oversees 6 departments and is leading the AFL-CIO's young worker outreach initiative, and labors' success in battleground states depends on our ability to communicate to the youth....

by Don Daley | on Sep 02, 2011

Labor Day 2011

A special IBEW Local 1049 Labor Day Message: Labor Day this year has so much meaning, to so many of us. Within a year, we read papers attacking teachers and other public sector workers. Some states...

by Kris LaGrange | on Sep 02, 2011

Long Island radio is all union this weekend

We are excitied to announce a UCOMM Radio takeover of the new 94X this Labor Day Weekend. All day every day from Friday through Monday radio ads will be reminding listeners of Labor Day's true...

by Leo Yanez | on Aug 30, 2011

HURRICANE IRENE

Special Message from Local 83: As you know our entire membership is engaged in the aftermath of Hurricane Irene. At its peak an estimated 270,000 customers are without power or natural gas. We have...

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