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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...

by Rollando Scott | on May 03, 2011

Send Your Letter!

There is a new bill that Local 1109 is working on passing up in Albany. Basically, the FiOS Deployment Study Bill would do research to make sure that Verizon is adding FiOS in all neighborhoods, not...

by Kris LaGrange | on Apr 28, 2011

Workers of the World Unite with St. Joseph!

This Sunday is May Day Comrades, so thousands of workers are expected to rally in New York City at Foley Square - Worth Street (Between Centre & Lafayette Streets) Event organizers will be...

by Kris LaGrange | on Apr 23, 2011

Local 66 Cares

On the eve of Workers Memorial Day and the 40th Anniversary of OSHA, Local 66 will be joining CWA Local 1104 (Verizon), IBEW Local 1049 (National Grid), the Building Trades and the United Auto...

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