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WNY Labor Representative Earl Frampton’s "My Two Cents" Labor Perspective: To My Union Sisters & Brothers - ‘Do You Believe In Unions?’

Published on Monday, August 25, 2014 in Young Unionists
WNYLaborToday.com Editor’s Note: The Following Was Authored by Long-Time Western New York Labor Activist, Former Niagara-Orleans AFL-CIO/United Way of Greater Niagara Labor Liaison and Retired Communications Workers of America (CWA) Member Earl Frampton, a Contributing Labor Columnist to Your On-Line Labor Newspaper: I’m Always Amazed at the more»

Civil Service Employees Association Hands Out Scholarship Awards To Deserving Monroe County Students Headed To College

Published on Monday, August 25, 2014 in Niagara-Orleans CLC
(ROCHESTER) – Civil Service Employees Association (CSEA) Monroe County Local 828 and CSEA Monroe County Unit 7400 Have Awarded Scholarships to a Number of Deserving Students Who are the Children of CSEA Members That are Employed in Several of Monroe County’s Municipalities and Library System, the Public Employees Union Has Announced. 2014 Marks more»

More Car Wash Workers In New York City ‘Go Union’ - Join The RWDSU

Published on Monday, August 25, 2014 in Southern Tier Councils
(NEW YORK CITY) - Workers at the K&P Car Wash Have Voted Overwhelmingly to Join the Retail, Wholesale and Department Store Union (RWDSU) – Making it the Ninth Car Wash to Vote to Unionize Since the WASH New York Campaign Began Back in 2012. “This Victory Proves We’re ‘Building a Movement’ Among Workers in New York's Car more»

Important Information From The United Electrical Workers: It's Your Right To Organize A Union!

Published on Monday, August 25, 2014 in Buffalo AFL-CIO CLC
The National Labor Relations Act (NLRA) Gives You the Right to Organize a Union in Your Workplace. If You Know Someone Who Wants a Voice in Their Workplace, Pass This Information Along to Them: Here's What You’re Allowed to Do and What Your Employer is Not Allowed to Do... YOU HAVE THE RIGHT TO: Participate in Meetings to Discuss Joining a more»

Taxi Drivers Turn To Unions In Battle Against Unregulated On Call Car Services

Published on Monday, August 25, 2014 in State-National Labor News
(WASHINGTON, D.C.) - Taxi Drivers Nationwide are Turning to Unions, Including the Teamsters and the National Taxi Workers Alliance, in Their Battle Against Unregulated On-Call Car Services Whose Drivers and Vehicles Don't Have to Meet – and Often Flout – Simple Requirements Such as Insurance. And the Taxi Drivers, in Some Cases in Coalition more»

Via The Huffington Post: Fast Food Companies Lost A Really Big Fight In California

Published on Friday, August 22, 2014 in State-National Labor News
(THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA) - Delivering a Blow to McDonald's and Other Fast-Food Chain Owners, the California State Assembly Recently Passed a Bill That Would Expand the Rights of Franchisees in Their Dealings With the Brands Under Whose Names They Operate. The Measure, Known as SB 610, Would Make it More Difficult for Major Food and Retail Corporations to more»

A Labor Perspective From Mike Deren, Jr. Of Roswell Georgia: Unions Built This Country & We Must Not Let Corporate Special Interest Destroy It! – Get Off The Sidelines & Vote In This Year’s Elections!

Published on Friday, August 22, 2014 in Union Retirees
WNYLaborToday.com Editor’s Note: Your On-Line Labor Newspaper Has Had the Pleasure of Meeting So Many Pro-Union Workers Over the Years Via the Social Networks, Including Facebook. Here’s Another: Mike Deren, Jr. (Pictured Above) is a Member of Iron Workers Local 7. He’s From Boston, Massachusetts, But Lives in Roswell, Georgia Now. The more»

Teamsters Local 264 Members Overwhelmingly Ratify Contracts At Stroehmann & Grocery Haulers Incorporated In The Southern Tier

Published on Friday, August 22, 2014 in Southern Tier Councils
(OLEAN) – Teamsters Local 264 Members At Stroehmann Bakeries and Grocery Haulers Incorporated (GHI) in the Cattaraugus County City of Olean Have Voted Overwhelmingly to Ratify Contracts That Provide for Significant Workplace Improvements, Union Officials Announced Thursday (August 21st). Fifteen Route Sales Drivers and Garage Mechanics at Stroehmann more»

Via buffalochronicle.com: Buffalo State Senate Candidate Al Coppola Wants CSEA & PEF Union Reps On Roswell’s Board “Before It’s Too Late”

Published on Wednesday, August 20, 2014 in Buffalo AFL-CIO CLC
(BUFFALO) – State Senate Candidate Al Coppola, the Democrat Challenging Incumbent Republican Mark Grisanti of Buffalo, is Pledging to Introduce a Bill That Would Require the Presidents of the Roswell Park Cancer Institute’s Three Largest Unions be Appointed to the Institution’s Board of Directors Upon Being Elected By Their Membership, The more»

CSEA Charges Lewiston Town Supervisor Is ‘Wrongly’ Cutting The Wages Of Public Employees, While Stalling Contract Negotiations & Threatening Legal Action Against The Town’s Employees

Published on Wednesday, August 20, 2014 in Niagara-Orleans CLC
(LEWISTON) – Lewiston Town Supervisor Dennis Brochey Has Gone Back On His Word by Cutting the Pay of the Niagara County Town’s Dedicated Water Pollution Control Center Workers and by Demanding the Workers Pay Back Their 2014 Raise, the Civil Service Employees Association (CSEA) Charged This Week. The 16 CSEA-Represented Workers Had Their more»

Via The Washington Post: Lunch Lady Rises To Teachers’ Union Leader And Takes On All Comers, Bluntly

Published on Wednesday, August 20, 2014 in State-National Labor News
On September 1st, Lily Eskelsen García Becomes President of the National Education Association (NEA), the Largest Labor Union in the United States. She Began Her Career in a School Cafeteria as a Lunch Lady. But in Three Weeks, She Will Take Over as Head of the Nation’s Largest Labor Union, Representing Three Million Educators. more»

Look What Labor’s Doing In Oregon: Unions Offer Oregon Labor Candidate School As Labor ‘Looks To Its Own Ranks’ For Political Candidates To Support

Published on Wednesday, August 20, 2014 in Young Unionists
(THE STATE OF OREGON) - When You’re Fighting for Jobs and Workers Rights, it Helps to Get Friends of Labor Elected to Public Office - But Electing Family May be Better Still: Union Members and Leaders, in State and Local Elected Office, May Not Need Coaxing or An Explanation to Know Which Side They’re On. “When it Comes to more»

Via msnbc.com: Editors For The Reality Show ‘Survivor’ Enter Union Negotiations

Published on Tuesday, August 19, 2014 in State-National Labor News
(SANTA MONICA, CALIFORNIA) - Editors for the Long-Running Reality TV Show Survivor Have Been Granted Union Recognition and are Now Negotiating a Contract, Just Days After They Recently Walked Out On Strike. The Editors, Who Will be Affiliated With the Motion Picture Editors Guild (MPEG), are Demanding Pensions and Health Care - in Addition to Union more»

The United Steelworkers Adopt Multi-Point Action Platform At Las Vegas Convention, Denounce Greedy Forces Out To Destroy Workers

Published on Tuesday, August 19, 2014 in Young Unionists
(LAS VEGAS) – Union Delegates to the United Steelworkers (USW) Four-Day Convention That Was Held in Las Vegas Earlier This Month Adopted a Multi-Point Action Platform for Their Union for the Coming Years to Battle What Re-Elected President Leo Gerard (Pictured Above) Called: "Shrewd, Greedy and Powerful" Forces Out to Destroy Workers. The Platform more»

Via cityandstateny.com: An Interesting Political Take On Why Organized Labor Has Not Rushed To The Front To Endorse New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo For Re-Election

Published on Tuesday, August 19, 2014 in Labor Endorsements
(NEW YORK) - Four Years Ago, the New York State AFL-CIO Lined Up Behind Attorney General Andrew Cuomo’s Candidacy for Governor, Even Though the State Teachers Union, An Influential Player Within The Broader Labor Coalition, Did Not Support Him. This Year ,the New York State United Teachers (NYSUT) Has Again Declined to Endorse Cuomo, But the more»

The NYS AFL-CIO Endorses Comptroller DiNapoli & Attorney General Schneiderman During The Federation’s 2014 Committee On Political Education Convention

Published on Tuesday, August 19, 2014 in Labor Endorsements
(NEW YORK) – Highlighted by the Endorsements of State Comptroller Tom DiNapoli and Attorney General Eric Schneiderman, the 2.5 Million-Member New York State AFL-CIO Announced its Endorsements of a Number of Candidates Who Are Running for State and Federal Office During the Labor Federation’s 2014 Committee On Political Education (COPE) more»

More Than 200 CWA Local 1168-Represented Workers At Catholic Health System’s St. Joseph Hospital Get Ready For Ratification Vote On New Four-Year Contract

Published on Sunday, August 17, 2014 in Buffalo AFL-CIO CLC
(CHEEKTOWAGA) - More Than 200 Communications Workers of America (CWA) Local 1168-Represented Workers Who are Employed at Catholic Health System’s St. Joseph Campus of Sisters of Charity Hospital in Suburban Buffalo are Getting Ready to Take Part in a Ratification Vote That Will be Held on Monday, August 25th. The Union Workers Will be Voting On a more»

Union Retiree News From The Alliance For Retired Americans: Alliance Honors Social Security’s 79th Birthday

Published on Sunday, August 17, 2014 in Union Retirees
Alliance Honors Social Security’s 79th Birthday Our Nation’s Social Security System is Celebrating Its 79th Anniversary! Alliance For Retired Americans; Members Commemorated the Important Event On Thursday by Throwing More Than 30 Birthday Parties Across the Country With Cake and Balloons. Celebrations Focused On the Long-Term Success of the more»

WNY Labor Issues Major Support & Commitment For State Senator Tim Kennedy

Published on Sunday, August 17, 2014 in Labor Endorsements
(BUFFALO) – From the New York State AFL-CIO to Dozens of Individual Buffalo Area Labor Unions, Which Collectively Represent Tens of Thousands of Workers, Organized Labor Very Publicly Issued its Support to Re-Elect State Senator Tim Kennedy (Democrat-Buffalo) During a Major Event That Was Held at the Downtown Buffalo Headquarters of 1199 Service more»

Organized Labor Speaks Out On Tragedy & Race Division In Ferguson, Missouri

Published on Sunday, August 17, 2014 in Young Unionists
Organized Labor is Speaking Out in the Wake of the Tragedy and Race Division That Occurred Last Week in Ferguson, Missouri. National AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka says There’s a Need for Important Discussions to Occur On Long Neglected Class Divisions, While Communications Workers of America (CWA) Leadership Called for a Full and Transparent more»

Opposition To The Trans-Pacific Partnership Trade Deal Grows Among Republicans

Published on Sunday, August 17, 2014 in State-National Labor News
(WASHINGTON) - Even as an Overwhelming Majority of the Democratic Caucus Has Left No Doubt They Staunchly Oppose the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) Trade Deal Currently Under Negotiation, Congressional Republicans are Also Saying There are Parts of the Proposed Deal That Don't Work For Them, Either. Among the Flurry of Letters That Members of Congress more»

New York Daily News Exclusive: Times Square Costumed Characters Band Together With Goal Of Forming Labor Union

Published on Friday, August 15, 2014 in Young Unionists
(TIMES SQUARE/NEW YORK CITY) - Elmo and Cookie Monster Want a Break — and Someday, Maybe, a Union Card. The Costumed Characters Who’ve Overrun Times Square, Posing for Pictures With Tourists, Say They’re Just Trying to Make an Honest Buck, and Hope for Warmer, Fuzzier Treatment From the City and its Police Force. With the NYPD Having more»

More Than 300 Workers At NASA’s Washington Headquarters Vote To Form A Union

Published on Friday, August 15, 2014 in State-National Labor News
(WASHINGTON, D.C.) - Professional Support Specialists Employed at NASA’s Washington D.C. Headquarters Have Voted Overwhelmingly to Form a Union, it Was Announced This Week. The Vote Was 97% in Favor of Partnering With the NASA Headquarters Professional Association Local 9 of the International Federation of Professional & Technical Engineers more»

Via The Huffington Post: Virgin America Flight Attendants Vote To Join Union

Published on Friday, August 15, 2014 in State-National Labor News
(WASHINGTON) - Three Years After a Failed Bid to Unionize, Flight Attendants at Virgin America Airlines This Week Voted Decisively to Join the Transport Workers Union (TWU). According to Union Officials, the Vote Was 430 to 307, With 58% Voting in Favor. The Attendants Would be the First Virgin America Employees to be Represented by a Labor Union. more»

CSEA Western Region 6 President Flo Tripi Named Grand Marshal Of The 2014 Buffalo AFL-CIO Council’s Labor Day Parade

Published on Thursday, August 14, 2014 in Buffalo AFL-CIO CLC
WNYLaborToday.com Editor’s Note: Civil Service Employees Association (CSEA) Western Region 6 President Flo Tripi Has Been Named Grand Marshal of the 2014 Buffalo AFL-CIO Labor Council’s Labor Day Parade. The Parade Kicks Off at 12 Noon on Monday, September 1st – Starting Outside the Irish Center on Abbott Road in South Buffalo and more»

Via The Detroit Free Press: United Auto Workers/Ford Program To Train Veterans How To Weld/Wounded Warriors Program To Select Students

Published on Thursday, August 14, 2014 in State-National Labor News
(DETROIT) - Brian Michael Spent Four Years as a Rescue Swimmer in the U.S. Navy, But Now the 40-Year-Old Wayne, Michigan Resident is Looking for a Way to Keep Himself Afloat Financially. The Enduring Freedom, Desert Storm and Desert Shield Combat Veteran is One of Eight Students Currently Enrolled in a New United Auto Workers (UAW)-Ford Veteran Welding more»

Via Wisconsin Public Radio: Researcher Predicts A Comeback For Labor Unions, Says Private Sector Already Seeing Small Gains

Published on Thursday, August 14, 2014 in Young Unionists
(THE STATE OF WISCONSIN) - High-Profile Legislative Action and Subsequent Court Rulings On Wisconsin's Controversial Act 10 Have Left Public Labor Unions Weaker Than Before. However, While it Might Have Labor Advocates Down, One Researcher says Some Private Sector Union Numbers are Up and he Predicts a Union Comeback is On the Horizon. Barry Eidlin, a more»

WNYLaborToday.com Labor News Update On The Construction Of IUPAT/DC 4’s Impressive & Expanded State-Of-The-Art Training Facility In Suburban Buffalo

Published on Tuesday, August 12, 2014 in Buffalo AFL-CIO CLC
WNYLaborToday.com Editor’s Note: A Massive Metal Mini Bridge (Pictured Above) Where Bridge Painters Represented by Suburban Buffalo-Headquartered International Union of Painters & Allied Trades (IUPAT)/District Council 4 Will Train On Will be Showcased in a More Than $600,000 Member-Designed, Two Story, 6,500-Square-Foot Training Center Expansion more»

Labor Mourns The Death Of Actor, Comedian & Union Member Robin Williams

Published on Tuesday, August 12, 2014 in State-National Labor News
(LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA) - The Screen Actors Guild-American Federation of Television and Radio Artists (SAG-AFTRA) Has Joined the World in Mourning the Sudden Passing of Actor, Comedian and Union Member Robin Williams – Who Was Found Dead on Monday (August 11th). The 63-Year-Old Williams, a Two-Time Screen Actors Guild Award Recipient, Was more»

Via blog.timesunion.com: SEIU Local 200 Unionization Vote Set For College Of St. Rose Adjunct Professors

Published on Tuesday, August 12, 2014 in State-National Labor News
(ALBANY) - Several Hundred Adjunct Professors at Albany’s College of St. Rose Will Vote Next Month On Whether to Unionize in Order to Push for Better Pay, Benefits and More Secure Contracts. Ballots Will be Mailed Out to More Than 300 Adjuncts in Early September, Starting a Mail-In Vote to the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) That Will End on more»

Via www.golocalprov.com: Public Employee Unions May Decide the 2014 Democratic Primary In Rhode Island

Published on Monday, August 11, 2014 in State-National Labor News
(THE STATE OF RHODE ISLAND) - Political Insiders, Candidates and Union Leaders All Agree: Public Employee Unions Can Wield a Major - if Not Deciding - Influence On Election Outcomes in the State of Rhode Island, Especially the Democratic Primary for Governor. “Increasingly and Inexorably Unions Have Developed ‘Extraordinary Influence’ in more»

Former IBEW Local 106 President Donald Emhardt Honored At 21st Annual United Way Of Southern Chautauqua County’s ‘Salute To Labor’ Awards Dinner

Published on Monday, August 11, 2014 in Southern Tier Councils
WNYLaborToday.com Editor’s Note: The United Way of Southern Chautauqua County’s 21st Annual Salute to Labor Awards Dinner Honored Former and Retired International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) Local 106 President Donald Emhardt With its Joseph H. Mason Community Service Award Late Last Week. Pictured Above With Emhardt are Several more»

While He Was ‘Misidentified’ In A Buffalo News’ Front Page Photo, IUPAT DC 4’s William Mayer ‘Can’t Be Missed’ Across The Western New York Labor Movement

Published on Monday, August 11, 2014 in Young Unionists
WNYLaborToday.com Editor’s Note: From Time to Time, Your On-Line Newspaper Features an Outstanding Unionist Here in Western New York. Today, it’s IUPAT/Painters District 4 Union Member William Mayer, Who’s Attending His First National IUPAT Convention That’s Being Held This Week in Orlando, Florida. You Can Contact Mayer Via His more»

Via laborpress.org: Fresh Off A Major Contract Victory At Johns Hopkins Hospital In Baltimore, Maryland-D.C. Region 1199 SEIU Members Win Other Strong New Contracts

Published on Sunday, August 10, 2014 in State-National Labor News
(BALTIMORE, MARYLAND) - Fresh From a Major Victory at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, Where 1199 Service Employees International Healthcare Workers East Union (SEIU) Members Will Receive Pay Raises as High as 38% During the New Contract, the Maryland-D.C. 1199 SEIU Region is Also Winning Some Other Strong and New Contracts. In Addition to Raises for more»

Golden Gate Bridge Workers Trying To ‘Bridge The Gap,’ But Management’s Balking

Published on Sunday, August 10, 2014 in State-National Labor News
(SAN FRANCISCO) - The 450 Workers From13 Unions That Comprise the Golden Gate Bridge Labor Coalition Have Authorized a Strike if a New Agreement Cannot be Reached. The Ferry Deckhands and Captains, Bus Servicers and Mechanics, Bridge Ironworkers and Inspectors, and Construction Tradesmen and Women Have Been Working Without a Contract Since July 1st. While more»

Via The Automotive News: U.S. Launches Safety Inspections Of Southern Auto Suppliers

Published on Friday, August 8, 2014 in State-National Labor News
(TRAVERSE CITY, MICHIGAN) - Alarmed by What it Calls Higher Than Normal Incidents of Injuries and Safety Lapses, the U.S. Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) Has Launched an Inspection of Auto Parts Plants Across Alabama, Georgia and Mississippi, a Top Agency Official said. The Federal Safety Agency Plans to Send Field Agents to Inspect more»

UFCW Local 75 Members In Ohio Approve New Contract With Kroger Grocery Stores That Merges Workers From Cincinnati & Dayton Into One Strong Unit.

Published on Friday, August 8, 2014 in Southern Tier Councils
(CINCINNATI/DAYTON, OHIO) – United Food & Commercial Workers (UFCW) Local 75 Members Who are Employed by Cincinnati and Dayton, Ohio’s Kroger Stores Have Voted to Ratify a New Collective Bargaining Agreement, the Union Has Announced. Union Officials say Through the Hard Work of the UFCW Members of the Cincinnati and Dayton Bargaining more»

4,000-Plus IAM-Represented Mechanics At United Parcel Service & UPS Freight Ratify New Five-Year Contracts Covering More Than 100 Nationwide Locations

Published on Friday, August 8, 2014 in State-National Labor News
(UPPER MARLBORO, MARYLAND) - More Than 4,000 International Association of Machinists (IAM)-Represented Mechanics Employed at United Parcel Service (UPS) and UPS Freight Have Ratified New Contracts That Cover More Than 100 Nationwide Locations, the Union Announced This Week. The Two IAM-UPS National Agreements, One for UPS and the Other for UPS Freight, are more»

The Retail, Wholesale and Department Store Union Accuses The Guitar Center Of Unfair Labor Practices & Stalling Contract Negotiations

Published on Friday, August 8, 2014 in State-National Labor News
(ORLANDO, FLORIDA) - More Than a Year After its Initial Election Victory at a Guitar Center Store, the Union Representing the Chain's First Unionized Employees is Accusing the Retailer of Bargaining in "Bad Faith" and Trying to Purge the Labor Organization. The Retail, Wholesale and Department Store Union (RWDSU) Has Filed Unfair Labor Practice (ULP) more»

Via syracuse.com: Onondaga County’s Largest Union - CSEA Local 834 - Overwhelmingly Rejects County’s Contract Offer By A Vote Of 1,528 To 110

Published on Thursday, August 7, 2014 in State-National Labor News
(SYRACUSE, NEW YORK). - Onondaga County's Largest Employee Union - Civil Service Employees Association Local 834 - Has Rejected a Tentative Contract by a Vote of 1,528 to 110. Union Leadership says County Workers Feel Disrespected With the County’s Latest Offer, Which Provided Small Wages Increases and Doubled the Percentage the Public Employees more»

1199 SEIU-Represented Health Care Workers Hit The Picket Line Today Outside Dunkirk’s Brooks Memorial Hospital

Published on Thursday, August 7, 2014 in Southern Tier Councils
(DUNKIRK) – 1199 Service Employees International Union (SEIU)-Represented Health Care Workers Will Hold an Informational Picket This Afternoon (Thursday, August 7th) Outside Brooks Memorial Hospital in Dunkirk to Draw Public Attention to Hospital Management’s Contract Proposals, Which Union-Represented Workers say are “Unacceptable” more»

SEIU Local 200 United’s ‘On A Roll’ Across Western New York With Five New Contracts Successfully Negotiated & Ratified By Its Membership

Published on Wednesday, August 6, 2014 in Buffalo AFL-CIO CLC
(WILLIAMSVILLE) – Crediting Service Employees International Union (SEIU) Local 200 United’s “Many Positive Relationships With Management,” Buffalo-Area Business Representative Bob Mahoney Tells WNYLaborToday.com His Union Has Bargained Five New Contracts Across the Western New York Region That Have Been Successfully Ratified by its more»

Via tomhayden.com: A ‘Labor-Neighbor’ Alliance To Fix Los Angeles

Published on Wednesday, August 6, 2014 in State-National Labor News
(LOS ANGELES) - Los Angeles City Unions Have Taken a Dramatic New Approach to Collective Bargaining That Goes Beyond Labor Contracts to Include Collaborating With Community Organizations in a Drive to Fix LA. In Addition to Bargaining for Their Members On Wages, Hours and Working Conditions, the New Alliance Seeks to Bargain Over the Root Causes of more»

United Airlines CEO Feeling Heat from Congress For Carrier’s Decision To Outsource More Than 600 Jobs, Including Some At The Buffalo Niagara International Airport

Published on Wednesday, August 6, 2014 in Buffalo AFL-CIO CLC
(THE STATE OF IOWA) - Members of Iowa’s Congressional Delegation Are Calling Out United Airlines Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Jeff Smisek for the Carrier’s Decision to Outsource More Than 600 Union-Represented Jobs at 12 U.S. Airports, Including the Des Moines International Airport and the Buffalo Niagara International Airport. United Recently more»

Interim Kentucky State University President Makes Personal Decision To Give Up $90,000 Of His Salary – Dollars Used To Give Minimum Wage Workers A Raise

Published on Tuesday, August 5, 2014 in Young Unionists
(FRANKFORT, KENTUCKY) - The Interim President of Kentucky State University is Giving Up $90,000 of His $350,000 Annual Salary in Order to Provide Minimum Wage Workers On Campus a Raise, The Lexington Herald-Leader Reports. The Lowest Paid Workers On Campus Currently Make $7.25 Per Hour, Which is the Federal Minimum Wage. But Now They’ll Make $10.25 more»

The Civil Service Employees Association Announces Endorsement Of NYS Comptroller DiNapoli/CSEA President Donohue Says: “He’s Done The Job Well And Continues To Work For The People Of New York”

Published on Tuesday, August 5, 2014 in Labor Endorsements
(ALBANY) – The Civil Service Employees Association (CSEA) – New York’s Leading Union – Has Once Again Formally Announced its Endorsement of New York State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli. CSEA President Danny Donohue – Whose Statewide Public Employees Union Represents 300,000 Members - said the Decision Was Based On more»

Right-To-Work (For Less) Not Decreasing Union Membership In The State Of Indiana As Unions There Added 3,000 Members In 2013

Published on Monday, August 4, 2014 in State-National Labor News
(THE STATE OF INDIANA) - Two Years After the State of Indiana Became a So-Called Right-to-Work (For Less) State, the Feared Decline in Union Membership Hasn’t Happened. In Fact, the U.S. Department of Labor says Indiana’s Unions Added About 3,000 Members in 2013 - the Same Number of Non-Members Working in Union Shops. The Labor Department Also more»

Union Retiree News From The Alliance For Retired Americans: Alliance Kicks Off Medicare Turns 50 Campaign With Events Across The Country

Published on Monday, August 4, 2014 in Union Retirees
Alliance Kicks Off Medicare Turns 50 Campaign With Events Across The Country Last Week, Alliance For Retired Americans’ Members Held More Than 50 Events in Cities Across the Country in Honor of Medicare’s 49th Anniversary. The Celebrations Kicked Off the Medicare Turns 50 Campaign Leading Up to Next Year’s 50th Anniversary. The Landmark more»

Some Thought-Provoking Information Found On The Social Network Facebook

Published on Monday, August 4, 2014 in Southern Tier Councils
WNYLaborToday.com Editor’s Note: While Perusing the Social Network Facebook, Your On-Line Labor Newspaper Ran Across the Following Thought-Provoking Information That We’d Like to Share With Our Many Viewers/Readers:

Spotlight On The Annual Coalition Of Black Trade Unionists Buffalo Chapter Awards Dinner: WNYALF President Lipsitz Receives Isaac Myers Labor Award

Published on Sunday, August 3, 2014 in Buffalo AFL-CIO CLC
WNYLaborToday.com Editor’s Note: Pictured Above, Western New York AFL-CIO Area Labor Federation (WNYALF) President Richard Lipsitz (On the Right) Poses for a Photograph With Coalition of Black Trade Unionists (CBTU) Buffalo Chapter President Robert Mootry, Jr. After Receiving the CBTU’s Isaac Myers Labor Award During the Group’s Annual more»