News From: Union

by Mike Malek | on Apr 23, 2012

Policy Update

It is the official policy of the Utility Labor Council to support elected officials and organizations that actively work to enact legislation and direct initiatives that keep good jobs here in New...

by Kris LaGrange | on Apr 17, 2012

Workers Memorial Mass 2012

Most of us take for granted coming home from work to our families each day. But every year tens of thousands of American workers don't make it home healthy, becoming victims of workplace injuries...

by George Bloom | on Apr 13, 2012

Make Calls to Save Jobs

"History is a great teacher. Now everyone knows that the labor movement did not diminish the strength of the nation but enlarged it. By raising the living standards of millions, labor...

by Leo Yanez | on Apr 02, 2012

Political Action

We continue to press forward with our agenda to get a transmission line built from western New York to NYC. This line will also help the struggling IBEW power plants in New York. At the same time we...

by Leo Yanez | on Apr 02, 2012

Walk the Talk

If every person walked the talk, can you imagine how it would be? A world filled with good intentions that all become reality. We could count on one another, and coexist respectfully. There would be...

by Mia Jorgenson | on Mar 30, 2012

We all have a right to a safe workplace

In our fight for your best interests this month CWA has successfully won against the deregulation of VoIP and we expect to see conference and other funding out of the professional development fund by...

by Mia Jorgenson | on Mar 30, 2012

Rallying at the Capitol

On March 5, hundreds of students and their supporters from around New York State converged on the state capitol. GSEU and other university labor leaders were there, including leadership from CUNY's...

by Kris LaGrange | on Mar 29, 2012

Victory at Manhattan Chrysler Jeep Dodge Fiat

On Monday March 26th, our members @ MCJDF were joined by 259ers from other 11th Avenue shops at a lunch time rally. In bargaining, MCJDF had been seeking other concessions from the Union and this was...

by Mia Jorgenson | on Mar 29, 2012

GSEU Arrested at Capitol

Already this month, members of the Graduate Student Employees Union have been especially active in demonstrations for student and worker's rights. On March 5, members from across the state...

by Steve Flanagan | on Mar 28, 2012

We Turn Jobs When We All Do Our Part

Brothers and sisters, we have some good news to report. We have been picketing Hilton in Melville for some time now. Local 66 first put up a line on December 15th. Due to the hard work of the...

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