by Brian Schneck | on Jul 14, 2011

Come walk the picket line for JUSTICE!

VW Manhattan, 55th & 11th Ave Monday, July 18th - 12 noon to 1 pm Our brothers have been fighting for a fair first contract with the boss at VW Manhattan. The boss, Michael Morais, has chosen to...

NO CONTRACT, NO COOKIES -  the workers' march
by Kris LaGrange | on Jul 08, 2011

A Tear Jerker on HBO

This emotional documentary is called No Contract, No Cookies. Remember when Stella D'Oro went on strike for 11 months? Replaced by scabs, not one worker "broke rank." When the strike...

by Kris LaGrange | on Jul 02, 2011

Without Unions, there is no Land of the Free

This 4th of July weekend is a well deserved one for working people. We all have been working extremely hard this summer, and an extra day to spend with our family and friends is just what we need to...

by Kris LaGrange | on Jun 30, 2011

CWA Planning a Bunch of Rallies.

The Communications Workers of America are bargaining with billion dollar profiteers at Verizon Communications. In the spirit of giving, which the company is giving nothing, the CWA is going to give...

by George Bloom | on Jun 28, 2011

The Pay Bill Passed!

Special Message from President George Bloom: Sisters and Brothers - I can only say that it has been a grueling week with our union pulling out all the stops in an effort to bring this saga of the pay...

by Kris LaGrange | on Jun 23, 2011

Nobody Likes Cintas

The LIBN recently reported that.."About a dozen people gathered in front of the Cintas building in Central Islip, NY on Tuesday to criticize tax breaks that are given to bad corporate citizens...

by Kris LaGrange | on Jun 23, 2011

IKEA is Organizing-Finally!

The International Association of Machinists filed its request with the National Labor Relations Board on Monday along with signature cards from a majority of eligible employees at the Danville, Va.,...

by George Bloom | on Jun 22, 2011

Big Boy Bargaining

Message from President George Bloom: The Regional Bargaining Team will kick off bargaining with Verizon on Wednesday June 22nd for perhaps the most difficult bargaining we have ever had with this...

by Steve Flanagan | on Jun 22, 2011

Message from the Business Manager

Negotiations is never an easy time for us. We are currently negotiating with six employer association groups - and two associations that accept the terms of the six larger associations. The challenge...

by Kris LaGrange | on Jun 16, 2011

Give LILAC Some Support

A fundraiser is scheduled for June 22nd so if you are interested in contributing, please contact Linda at LILAC at (631) 249-6565. LILAC stands for the Long Island Labor Advisory Council and...

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