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by Kris LaGrange | on Jun 09, 2011

Oh Yes They Did

On June 6th, the leaders of CWA Local 1104 GSEU held a press conference in Albany calling on Governor Cuomo to pass a bill which would finally give their membership the $300 dollar raises that were...

by Kris LaGrange | on Jun 03, 2011

LILAC: Leading By Example

New UCOMM Radio sponsor, the Long Island Labor Advisory Council, will be hosting a symposium on the future of Long Island's infrastructure on June 6th at the Cradle of Aviation in Garden City....

by Kris LaGrange | on Jun 03, 2011

Planning & Preparation

Local 1109 getting ready for a busy summer: The Regional Bargaining Team, in which our President Rolando Scott is serving on, is meeting in Washington, DC this Friday June 3rd for some preliminary...

by Kris LaGrange | on Jun 03, 2011

The Grads Are Mad!

Radio listeners are welcome to join the SUNY Grad Students at a press conference in Albany on Monday, June 6th to push Governor Cuomo to pass legislation that will pay them. The press conference will...

by Kris LaGrange | on May 26, 2011

Local 1049 Cares

They are a busy local union. Not only do they keep the gas & lights on, but they recently participated in the Parkinson's Walk, organized another successful Electric Safety Day with Smithtown...

by Kris LaGrange | on May 22, 2011

Big News on Target!

Yep that's right, workers at Target in Valley Stream Long Island are going to a vote in June to organize their union with UFCW Local 1500. If successful, other stores will be doing the same. So...

by Kris LaGrange | on May 12, 2011

Help out your Letter Carrier!

Yes we all know about the infamous Letter Carrier Food Drive this Saturday, May 14th. When you leave a bag of food at your mailbox, a union letter carrier will pick it up. But everyone needs to do...

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...

by Kris LaGrange | on May 05, 2011

Can you hear me now?

Communications Workers were leafletting and letting folks know that Verizon brought in $24.2 Billion, paid 0 federal income taxes, and got a $1.3 Billion dollar refund. What the heck are we doing...

by Kris LaGrange | on May 05, 2011

Miguel Bloomberg: Mayor of Mexico City

Say it ain't so Mike...the city taxi of the future contract was awarded to Nissan. Public tax dollars will be given to a auto plant in Mexico where workers who earn $1 an hour, will make the new...

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