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News From: Workers

by Kris LaGrange | on Mar 28, 2014

LIBN Column: LIRR employees’ lives at stake

A close friend of mine nearly burned to death.He earned about $70,000 a year from the Long Island Rail Road and some thought he had it good. Just look at him now. He would have made his wife a widow...

by Kris LaGrange | on Jan 14, 2014

Op-Ed: Remember King's fight for workers

Nassau County is nearly broke, and to deal with its budget problems, County Executive Edward Mangano is looking for major concessions from county employees. In Suffolk, County Executive Steve Levy...

by Kris LaGrange | on Nov 14, 2013

Wal-Mart Action planned.

Wal-Mart Action planned. News from Long Island Jobs with Justice; Since Walmart workers went on strike in early June, Walmart has illegally fired or disciplined more than 70 workers for taking part...

by Don Daley | on Oct 23, 2013

Local 1049 is working to Save Long Island Jobs

Message from Don Daley, Business Manager: National Grid has sent a notice of intent to move good Local 1049 jobs to both Brooklyn and Syracuse.  These jobs involve the gas business unit and...

by Kris LaGrange | on Aug 15, 2013

Cut them off!

Congressman Tim Bishop and Local Workers Push to "Cut Off" Taxpayer Funds for Call Center Outsourcing Long Island workers in the call center industry joined Congressman Tim Bishop...

by Kris LaGrange | on Jul 05, 2013

Wal-Mart Hates America.

Wal-Mart Hates America. Anti-American, Pro-China Wal-Mart will be having a grand opening in Levittown, Long Island, for the first supermarket in New York State. The store is just down the block from...

by Don Dunn | on Jul 02, 2013

Your role: protect America

A special 4th of July Message from President Don Dunn.Fourth of July let's not forget the true national spirit of courage, integrity, sacrifice, liberty and independence that our country has...

by Kris LaGrange | on Jun 21, 2013

Improve your work conditions at FixMyJob.com.

UCOMM Radio just got an excellent email from the AFL-CIO. For all you out there who toil long hours for little pay, whose boss treats you like garbage and for those who are sick and tired of being...

by Kris LaGrange | on Jun 07, 2013

Wal-Mart Hates Mehler

A new Wal-Mart is coming to Long Guy Land, so that means its time to gather your pitchforks. This Friday June 7th at 12 noon several unions and community leaders are planning to protest the opening...

by Kris LaGrange | on May 03, 2013

Very Proud to Say the Least

So if you picked up Newsday today, you saw something that probably made your heart burst with union pride on page A8. A photo floated to the left of an article about the lifting of the...

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