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Internal Documents Made Public By The International Union Of Machinists Show Boeing Wanted To Open A New Plant In South Carolina To Partly Escape Its Labor Problems In Washington State

Published on Sunday, September 25, 2011 in State-National Labor News
(WASHINGTON) - Documents released late last week by a Union in a high-profile Labor Dispute with the Boeing Company suggested the aerospace giant opened a new plant in Charleston, South Carolina - partly to escape its Labor Problems in Washington State - despite considering South Carolina the highest-risk option. The International Association of Machinists more»

Why Isn’t The Mainstream Media Consistently Covering The Wall Street Occupation? Media Finally Reacts To Story After The Tea Party Crashes ‘Occupy Wall Street’ Protest. Associated Press Reports 80 Demonstrators Arrested Near New York Stock Exchange

Published on Sunday, September 25, 2011 in State-National Labor News
WNYLaborToday.com Editor’s Note: For whatever reason, the occupation of Wall Street in Manhattan by thousands of angry Americans is not being consistently covered by the Mainstream News Media, despite their large numbers and message that Working People will “no longer tolerate the greed and corruption of the one-percent.” However, there’s much more»

NALC/Branch 3 President McLennan Calls President Obama’s Support Of Cutting Back On Mail Delivery “An Outrageous Stab In The Back” To Mail Carriers Union/WNY Labor Leader Says: “We Don’t Need Another 100,000 On The Unemployment Line”

Published on Friday, September 23, 2011 in Buffalo AFL-CIO CLC
(BUFFALO) – “It’s an outrageous stab in the back,” National Association of Letter Carriers (NALC)/Branch 3 President Robert McLennan tells WNYLaborToday.com of President Obama’s call to reduce weekly mail delivery from six to five days as his Union prepares to participate in one of nearly 500 Save America’s Post Service Rallies that will be held more»

Details Of The New, Tentative UAW/GM Agreement Released: Creation/Retention Of 6,400 Jobs, Major $2.5 Billion Investment In GM Plants, Production To Return To The U.S. From Mexico, Increased Worker Wages, Additional Benefits & Job Protections

Published on Thursday, September 22, 2011 in State-National Labor News
(DETROIT) - The United Auto Workers (UAW) released details of its new and tentative agreement with the General Motors Co. (GM) during a press conference held Wednesday (September 21st), which represents the first set of negotiations since GM's emergence from bankruptcy. Highlights of the new deal, which UAW Members will vote on across the country this more»

United Steelworker-Represented Mould-Makers Employed At Nine Anchor Glass Container Plants, Including A Facility Located In Elmira Heights In The Southern Tier, Reach New Two-Year Contract Agreement That Ends 20-Day-Old Strike

Published on Wednesday, September 21, 2011 in State-National Labor News
(PITTSBURGH) - The United Steelworkers (USW) have reached an agreement with Anchor Glass Container on a new contract, thereby ending a 20-day Unfair Labor Practice (ULP) Strike by 140 Workers at nine U.S. Anchor locations - including one in Elmira Heights in the Southern Tier of New York State, the Union announced today (Wednesday, September 21st). The new more»

Update On The Wall Street Protest… And For The Most Part, The American Media Ignores The Large Protest On Wall Street

Published on Wednesday, September 21, 2011 in State-National Labor News
Update On The Wall Street Protest… bottomline.msnbc.msn.com A protest called “Occupy Wall Street” entered its fourth day Tuesday as a loosely-organized group of activists converged on lower Manhattan and clashed with police. The protest began Saturday when several thousand people gathered in front of the New York Stock Exchange holding signs more»

Following Yet Another Patient Attack On A Nurse, Erie County Medical Center Management And NYSNA-Represented Nurses Come Together To Improve Workplace Safety, Embark On A Cooperative Labor/Management Workplace Violence Initiative

Published on Wednesday, September 21, 2011 in Buffalo AFL-CIO CLC
(BUFFALO) – Two recent acts of violence against Registered Nurses (RNs) working at the Erie County Medical Center’s (ECMC) Comprehensive Psychiatric Emergency Program, which reported similar acts of violence a year ago, has prompted management at the Buffalo Medical Facility and representatives of the New York State Nurses Association (NYSNA) to work more»

WNYLaborToday.com Labor Perspective: There’s A Worker Revolution Brewing In This Country That May Lead To Major & National Strikes, As Well As A Backlash From Unemployed College Grads Who Are Strapped With Huge Loans And Can’t Find Jobs

Published on Tuesday, September 20, 2011 in Young Unionists
The Republican Party of No is calling it Class Warfare. They say the wealthiest 1% in the United States is being pitted against the rest of the 99% by President Obama – and it’s all over paying their fair share in taxes. In fact, U.S. Representative John Fleming's (Republican-Louisiana) – who, surprise, surprise, opposes Obama’s plan to tax the more»

CWA Local 1122-Represented American Red Cross Blood Division Workers In Buffalo Ratify New 3.5-Year Agreement/Union President Tells WNYLaborToday.com New Pact Calls For 9.75% Wage Increase Over Life Of Contract And A $400 Ratification Bonus

Published on Tuesday, September 20, 2011 in Buffalo AFL-CIO CLC
(BUFFALO) – By an 81% margin, Communications Workers of America (CWA) Local 1122-Represented American Red Cross Blood Division Workers in Buffalo have ratified a new 3.5-year contract that calls for a nearly a 10% wage increase over the life of the new pact and a $400 ratification bonus for each of the 80 employees, CWA Local 1122 President James Wagner more»

Labor News Update From ABC News: Wall Street Protesters Are Settling In/Message Is: “The One Thing We All Have In Common Is That ‘We Are The Ninety-Nine Percent’ That Will No Longer Tolerate The Greed And Corruption Of The One-Percent.”

Published on Tuesday, September 20, 2011 in State-National Labor News
WNYLaborToday.com Editor’s Note: For whatever reason, the occupation of Wall Street in Manhattan by tens of thousands of angry Americans is not being covered by the Mainstream News Media, despite their large numbers and message that Working People will “no longer tolerate the greed and corruption of the one-percent.” However, there’s much more»

President Obama Proposes ‘Buffett Rule’ To Pay for Jobs/National AFL-CIO President Trumka Calls On Congress To Immediately Pass The President’s Proposal For Job-Creating Investments And To Ask The Wealthy To Start Paying Their Fair Share In Taxes

Published on Monday, September 19, 2011 in State-National Labor News
President Obama today (Monday, September 19th) outlined a proposal to add $1.5 trillion in new tax revenue to pay for his proposed American Jobs Act to put Americans back to work. In a speech this morning from the White House, Obama said lawmakers need to focus first and foremost on creating jobs and challenged Congress to do so. Obama’s proposals more»

New Project On Government Oversight Study Shows Private Contractors Are Double the Cost Of Federal Workers

Published on Monday, September 19, 2011 in State-National Labor News
(WASHINGTON) - During the past year, Congressional Republicans and Right-Wing Extremists have ramped up their long-standing campaign against Federal Workers, claiming their pay is too high and their benefits too generous compared to Private-Sector Workers. But a new study shows how wrong they are. According to the Project on Government Oversight (POGO), more»

Labor Perspective From bigcorporationusa.com: Go Ahead And ‘Thank’ A Labor Union - 36 Ways Organized Labor Has Improved ‘Your’ Life

Published on Monday, September 19, 2011 in Niagara-Orleans CLC
Let's get one thing straight... Employers and Corporations did not feel generous and decide to give you two days off every week to have a Social/Personal Life (We now call them weekends). Corporations did not just feel like being nice one day and give their employees paid vacations. CEOs didn't get together in a board room and say: "Let's give our more»

Sunday (On A Monday) Labor Column: A Look Back At The Primary Vote, An On-Line Petition To Keep The William Street Post Office Open, Justice Served On Ponzi Scammer Who Bilked Union Members & Remembering Former WNY Reporter John Curran

Published on Monday, September 19, 2011 in Guest Columns
News, Notes & A Bunch Of Observations Made While Covering The Western New York Labor Community Over The Past Several Days: Now that Primary Day is over, Organized Labor is working hard to elect Labor-Endorsed Candidates to Public Office in November, most notably Erie County Comptroller Mark Poloncarz, who is running against incumbent more»

Union Retiree News From The Alliance For Retired Americans: White House Appears Unlikely To Put Social Security Cuts Back On The Table & Social Security Program A Big Topic At The GOP Debate

Published on Sunday, September 18, 2011 in Union Retirees
White House Appears Unlikely To Put Social Security Cuts Back On The Table White House spokeswoman Amy Brundage has said that President Obama’s deficit proposal will not include any changes to Social Security, reiterating the president’s belief that Social Security did not cause the immediate deficit problem. Aides say that the president’s plan more»

Guest Labor Column From Rochester Labor Federation President James Bertolone: Current Reporting On Story Of United States Postal Service Has Either Ignored Or Excluded The ‘Real Heart Of The Matter’ And ‘Misses The Truth’

Published on Sunday, September 18, 2011 in Guest Columns
WNYLaborToday.com Editor’s Note: James Bertolone serves as President of the Rochester & Genesee Valley Area Labor Federation, whose 300 affiliated Union Locals combine to represent 100,000 Union Members in the Rochester & Finger Lakes Regions of New York State. Bertolone also serves as President of American Postal Workers Union Local 215 in more»

The United Auto Workers And General Motors Reach Tentative Agreement On A New Contract/Observers Say The Agreement Proves That Collective Bargaining Works For Companies, For Employees And For The Country Overall

Published on Sunday, September 18, 2011 in State-National Labor News
(DETROIT) - The United Auto Workers (UAW) have reached a tentative agreement with General Motors (GM) Company, which Union Representatives say covers 48,500 employees and achieved some major goals - including significant investments and products for GM plants, which will create good new U.S. jobs and bringing back to this country some overseas more»

Report From PoliticusUSA.com: More Than An Estimated 50,000 People Take Part In ‘Day Of Rage’ Protest On Wall Street In New York City, But Mainstream Media – Notably CNN, Fox News Network & MSNBC - Ignore ‘Occupy Wall Street’ Turnout

Published on Sunday, September 18, 2011 in State-National Labor News
(NEW YORK CITY) - Most Americans are being kept in the dark about the U.S. Day of Rage Protest that occurred in New York City Saturday by the Corporate Cable News Giants at CNN, the Fox News Network and MSNBC, who have imposed a de facto blackout on the protest. Even though estimates have varied from the hundreds to as many as 50,000 protesters flooded more»

Republican Senator Coburn Of Oklahoma Blocks FAA Bill – Move Would Put 80,000 People Out Of Work/Organized Labor Asks Membership Across Country To Call Coburn Today At 202-224-5754 And Tell Him To Stop Blocking The Bill

Published on Friday, September 16, 2011 in State-National Labor News
(WASHINGTON) - If 80,000 people are out of work when the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) runs out of spending authority today (Friday, September 16th), they can blame Republican Senator Tom Coburn of Oklahoma. Coburn is single-handedly blocking a bill to reauthorize the FAA that passed with overwhelming bi-partisan support in the House earlier this more»

Union Representing City Of North Tonawanda Public Workers Vote Down Tentative Four-Year Agreement By A 48-To-17 Margin/Civil Service Employees Association Representative Will Ask City To Resume Negotiations As Soon As Possible

Published on Friday, September 16, 2011 in Niagara-Orleans CLC
(NORTH TONAWANDA) – City of North Tonawanda Workers represented by CSEA (Civil Service Employees Association) Unit 7692 have voted down a tentative agreement on a new, four-year contract with the City, which had included wage increases in years three and four of the contract and made improvements to the 87-Member Workforce’s Life Insurance Coverage and more»

Considered A Response To The National Labor Relations Board’s Decision To Sue Boeing For Opening A Manufacturing Plant For Its New 787 Dreamliner Jet In South Carolina, Republican-Led House Approves Bill That Limits Such Decision-Making By The NLRB

Published on Friday, September 16, 2011 in State-National Labor News
(WASHINGTON) - Considered a response to the National Labor Relations Board’s (NLRB) decision to sue Boeing for opening a manufacturing plant for its new 787 Dreamliner jet in South Carolina, the Republican-led House approved legislation on Thursday (September 15th) that prohibits the NLRB from dictating corporate decisions about where to set up shop. The more»

Syndicated Columnist Karl Frisch: How Republicans Crippled The United States Postal Service

Published on Thursday, September 15, 2011 in Guest Columns
WNYLaborToday.com Editor’s Note: The following column by Karl Frisch - a syndicated columnist and Democratic Strategist at Bullfight Strategies in Washington, D.C. (who can be reached at KarlFrisch.com and follow him on Twitter, Facebook, Google+, and YouTube, as well as signing-up to receive his columns and updates by e-mail) - has appeared on a number more»

National AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka Speaks Out On The Newly-Released Census Bureau Poverty/Income Statistics: “We Need An End To The Failed Experiment That’s Led To An Increasingly Unequal Economy That Works Only For The Richest.”

Published on Thursday, September 15, 2011 in State-National Labor News
(WASHINGTON) – National AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka has released the following statement on the newly-released Census Bureau Poverty/Income Statistics: The release of yet more chilling economic data from the Census Bureau is further evidence that a generation-long experiment with Right-Wing Economic Theories has failed America. The Poverty Rate more»

New York State Nurses Association Round-Up: Nurses At Brooklyn Hospital Approve New Contract That Avoids Possibility Of Nurses’ Strike & Nathan Littauer Hospital Nurses In Gloversville To Hold Second Protest In Three Months Over Stalled Contract Talk

Published on Thursday, September 15, 2011 in State-National Labor News
(BROOKLYN) - The resolve of the 500 Registered Nurses (RNs) at the Brooklyn Hospital Center in demanding a fair contract has paid off. Earlier this week, RNs ratified an agreement with hospital management that acknowledges the hospital’s distressed financial situation, but also provides Nurses with the ability to support their families and maintain more»

The United Steelworkers Join Mexican Labor Representatives To Detail Repression, Assault On Rights And Wages During U.S. Congressional Briefing In Washington

Published on Thursday, September 15, 2011 in Southern Tier Councils
(WASHINGTON) - Mexico’s Independent Unions, which face on-going repression from authorities and corporations while the Working People they represent are being driven deeper into poverty through the erosion of their Wages and Human Rights, took their plight to the U.S. Congress in Washington earlier this week. The briefing was sponsored by more»

Labor Perspective From Cory McCray, Chairman Of The Baltimore-Based Young Trade Unionists Group: Unaffordable College Costs Strengthens Class Warfare In America

Published on Tuesday, September 13, 2011 in Young Unionists
WNYLaborToday.com Editor’s Note: Cory McCray, who serves as chairman of the Baltimore, Maryland-headquartered Young Trade Unionists Group (pictured above in one of WNYLaborToday.com’s “It’s Cool To Be Union” T-Shirts), has been profiled and reported on by WNYLaborToday.com several times over the course of time. WNYLaborToday.com has also more»

Republican NLRB Bill Guts Workers’ Rights, Shields Boeing & Other Corporations

Published on Tuesday, September 13, 2011 in State-National Labor News
(WASHINGTON) - House Republicans have turned a routine complaint by the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) against Boeing into a “political and ideological circus,” says National AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka. The Republican Bill introduced after the NLRB’s complaint, which accuses the Aviation Giant of retaliating against Workers for more»

Union Retiree News From The Alliance For Retired Americans: 500 Alliance Members Come To Capitol Hill On First Day That “Super Committee” Meets, A Look Back At The Alliance’s Annual Convention & “Congratulations” To This Year’s Award Recipients

Published on Tuesday, September 13, 2011 in Union Retirees
500 Alliance Members Come to Capitol Hill On First Day That “Super Committee” Meets Late last week, 500 Seniors met with their Members of Congress and Senators and voiced their concerns about Social Security, Medicare and other issues close to their heart. The Activists came to Capitol Hill as part of the Alliance’s Legislative Conference, reaching more»

New Report Shows Most Americans Never Got Or Get Information In High School History Books To Create An Informed Opinion About Organized Labor’s Role In American Society/Instead, History Of Labor Movement Often Presented In Biased, Negative Way

Published on Tuesday, September 13, 2011 in State-National Labor News
WNYLaborToday.com Editor’s Note: WNYLaborToday.com has previously reported on the American Labor Studies Center (ALCS) hosting a Teaching Labor History Conference on Saturday, October 1st at the New York State United Teachers’ (NYSUT) Suburban Buffalo Headquarters in Williamsville. ALCS Executive Director Paul Cole tells Your Regional, On-Line Labor more»

Sunday (On A Tuesday) Labor Column: It’s Primary Day, Get Out And Vote & A Last Word On Remembering The Union Members Who Lost Their Lives & Those Who Helped 10 Years Ago On September 11th, 2001

Published on Tuesday, September 13, 2011 in Buffalo AFL-CIO CLC
News, Notes & A Bunch Of Observations Made While Covering The Western New York Labor Community Over The Past Several Days: First off, I would like to extend my apologies to our Viewers/Readers for the lateness of WNYLaborToday.com’s weekly Sunday Labor Column, which is being published today (Tuesday, September 13th). Yours truly has been horribly more»

Save America’s Postal Service Rallies Set For September 27th In Every Congressional District Across USA/With Major Support From WNY’s Congressional Delegation, NALC Branch 3 President Robert McLennan Says Buffalo Rally Will Be Informational

Published on Tuesday, September 13, 2011 in Buffalo AFL-CIO CLC
(WESTERN NEW YORK) - The National Association of Letter Carriers (NALC) has joined forces with the three other Postal Unions – the American Postal Workers Union, National Postal Mailhandlers’ Union and the National Rural Letter Carriers Association - to designate Tuesday, September 27th as a day of action to Save America’s Postal Service. Together, more»

Five-Hundred Registered Nurses At Brooklyn Hospital Plan To Go Out On Strike Beginning September 19th After Declining To Accept A Contract That NYSNA Officials Say Downgrades Their Ability To Support Their Families

Published on Sunday, September 11, 2011 in State-National Labor News
(BROOKLYN) – Following yet another unproductive round of talks at the negotiating table, the New York State Nurses Association (NYSNA), which represents 500 Registered Nurses (RNs) at the Brooklyn Hospital Center, has issued the required 10-day notice of a strike and announced plans to strike the New York Medical Facility on September 19th. “For more»

Firefighters, Police Officers, Members Of AFGE, AFSCME, CWA, The Ironworkers, The UFT & The Teamsters: Remembering The Union Heroes Who Made A Difference On 9/11

Published on Sunday, September 11, 2011 in Buffalo AFL-CIO CLC
WNYLaborToday.com Editor’s Note: On this, the 10th anniversary of 9/11, Your Regional, On-Line Labor Newspaper has compiled several stories and video documentaries/videos of the role Unions and their Members played on 9/11 and thereafter. May we never forget the lives that were lost that day and the dedication of those Union Members who volunteered at more»

CWA National News: The Communications Workers Of America Remembers Our Heroes On The Tenth Anniversary Of September 11th & AFA-CWA On-Line Memorial Honors Flight Attendants Killed On 9/11

Published on Sunday, September 11, 2011 in State-National Labor News
CWA Remembers Our Heroes On The Tenth Anniversary Of September 11 A new Communications Workers of America (CWA) video remembers the CWA heroes of September 11th, 2001, those who perished in the terrorist attacks and those who stood up and stood together to get America working again. Ten years later, we remember those CWA, NABET-CWA and AFA-CWA Members who more»

The United Steelworkers Prepare To Assist Union-Represented Workers Employed At NewPage - The Largest North American Maker Of Coated Papers - Following The Company’s Bankruptcy Filing

Published on Saturday, September 10, 2011 in State-National Labor News
(PITTSBURGH) – Jon Greenen, who serves as Vice President of the United Steelworkers (USW), released the following statement after the USW was notified that NewPage Corporation, the largest North American maker of coated papers, filed for bankruptcy six years after being bought by Cerberus Capital Management LP: “The USW is not surprised by this more»

Labor Column From New York State United Teachers President Richard Iannuzzi: Honor Those Who We Lost 10 Years Ago On September 11th By Redoubling Our Efforts To Protect The American Dream For The Middle Class

Published on Saturday, September 10, 2011 in Guest Columns
WNYLaborToday.com Editor’s Note: Richard Iannuzzi (pictured above), who has headed the Statewide Union since April 2005, is president of the New York State United Teachers (NYSUT) – which represents more than 600,000 members who work in, or are retired from, New York's Schools, Colleges and Health Care Facilities, including Classroom Teachers, College more»

New York State Nurses Association-Represented Registered Nurses At Bertrand Chaffee Hospital & The Jennie B. Richard Nursing Home In Southern Erie County File Additional Unfair Labor Practices Against The Facilities

Published on Saturday, September 10, 2011 in Buffalo AFL-CIO CLC
(SPRINGVILLE) - The New York State Nurses Association (NYSNA), which represents Registered Nurses employed at Bertrand Chaffee Hospital and the Jennie B. Richmond Nursing Home in Southern Erie County, has filed additional Unfair Labor Practice (ULP) charges against hospital administrators, NYSNA Officials announced. The Union representing a total of 25 RNs more»

WNYLaborToday.com Looks Back At Labor Day 2011 Festivities Held Earlier This Week In The Chautauqua County City Of Jamestown And In Nearby Rochester

Published on Friday, September 9, 2011 in Southern Tier Councils
WNYLaborToday.com Editor’s Note: This has been quite a hectic week for Your Regional, On-Line Labor Newspaper as WNYLaborToday.com officially made the switchover to a Paid Subscription/Labor News Publication on Labor Day/Monday, September 5th. While WNYLaborToday.com was there to cover the Buffalo AFL-CIO Central Labor Council’s Annual Labor Day more»

Organized Labor Responds To President Obama’s American Jobs Act Program Proposal: National AFL-CIO President Trumka Says Obama “Goes to the Mat” To Create New Jobs

Published on Friday, September 9, 2011 in State-National Labor News
(WASHINGTON) – National AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka, who was in attendance at last night’s address by President Obama in Washington to a joint session of Congress, issued the following statement on Obama’s Jobs & The Economy Proposal: The President took an important and necessary step tonight. He started a serious national more»

NLRB Administrative Law Judge Finds Non-Profit Hispanics United In Buffalo Unlawfully Discharged Employees Following Facebook Posts

Published on Friday, September 9, 2011 in Buffalo AFL-CIO CLC
(WASHINGTON) - In the first ruling of its kind, a National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) Administrative Law Judge (ALJ) has found that a Buffalo, New York non-profit organization unlawfully discharged five employees after they posted comments on Facebook concerning working conditions - including work load and staffing issues. The NLRB has received an more»

Hyatt Workers Go Out On Strike in Chicago, Los Angeles, San Francisco & Honolulu/Workers Take A Stand Against Hyatt’s Poor Treatment of Hotel Workers In Cities Across The United States

Published on Friday, September 9, 2011 in State-National Labor News
Thousands of Hyatt Hotel Workers in Chicago, Los Angeles, San Francisco and Honolulu walked out Thursday (September 8th) morning, striking for a fair contract at their own hotels and to take a stand against Hyatt’s poor treatment of Hotel Workers in cities across the country. “I’m picketing because I don’t mind working hard but I won’t be more»

UPDATE: View WNYLaborToday.com's Video News Report On The Buffalo AFL-CIO Labor Day Parade

Published on Thursday, September 8, 2011 in Buffalo AFL-CIO CLC
WNYLaborToday.com Editor's Note: As of Thursday, September 8th - You can now view WNYLaborToday.com's more than four-minute-long Labor News Video Report on the 2011 Buffalo AFL-CIO Central Labor Council's Annual Labor Day Parade in our Featured Labor News Video Cube that's located in the Lower Fold of Your Regional, On-Line Labor Newspaper or view it more»

On The Day Of His Economic Address To The Nation, 70 Progressive Groups Tell President Obama That His Jobs Plan Must Be “Big And Bold”

Published on Thursday, September 8, 2011 in State-National Labor News
National AFL-CIO News Now Blog Reporter Mike Hall In a letter (click here for the full version) to President Obama, 70 Progressive Groups have urged the president to use tonight’s address to the Nation on jobs and the economy to present a plan that is “big, bold and creates jobs directly.” With 25 million Americans out of work, or only able to find more»

New York State Nurses Association-Represented Nurses At Brooklyn Hospital Overwhelmingly Vote To Strike/Registered Nurses Demand A Contract That Recognizes The Value Of Their Work

Published on Tuesday, September 6, 2011 in State-National Labor News
(BROOKLYN) - Nurses always consider striking a last resort, but in response to management contract proposals that would degrade Nurses’ quality of life, Union-Represented Registered Nurses (RNs) at the Brooklyn Hospital Center have voted to authorize a strike. Members of the 500-Member RN Bargaining Unit turned out overwhelmingly to let management know more»

Teamsters President James Hoffa Says He Has “No Regrets” After Fiery Michigan Labor Day Speech That Quickly Drew Major Criticism From The Right-Wing/Meanwhile, President Obama Says “A Voice on the Job Is ‘Everyone’s’ Right”

Published on Tuesday, September 6, 2011 in State-National Labor News
(DETROIT, MICHIGAN) - Teamsters Union President James Hoffa would say it all again if he could, he tells Talking Points Memo (http://talkingpointsmemo.com/). Hoffa riled up Fox News and the Right Wing Monday with a Labor Day speech in Detroit in which he called Republican Members of Congress "sons of bitches" and said Union Workers are ready to "go to war" more»

WNYLaborToday.com Will Cease To Be A “Free” Labor News Publication This Labor Day Weekend/Subscription Revenue Will Allow Your Regional, On-Line Labor Newspaper To Expand Its Coverage By Adding Reporters & Creating Labor News TV Show

Published on Monday, September 5, 2011 in Buffalo AFL-CIO CLC
An Open Letter To WNYLaborToday.com’s Viewers Readers From Editor-Publisher Tom Campbell: WNYLaborToday.com – Western New York’s Regional, On-Line Labor Newspaper – has come a very long way in a very short period of time since we first launched our Labor News Website back in April 2008. Over the course of time, WNYLaborToday.com has become more»

Labor Day 2011 Guest Column From Rochester Labor Federation President James Bertolone: “America Is Not Broke - The Money Is There. It Has Always Been There. It’s Just In The Wrong Pockets.”

Published on Monday, September 5, 2011 in Guest Columns
WNYLaborToday.com Editor’s Note: James Bertolone serves as president of the Rochester & Genesee Valley Area Labor Federation whose 300 affiliated Union Locals combine to represent 100,000 Union Members in the Rochester & Finger Lakes Regions of New York State. As we celebrate Labor Day, America's Labor Unions have merged the "We Are One" more»

WNYLaborToday.com Labor Day Letter To The Editor From Central New York Area Labor Federation President Ann Marie Taliercio: WE ARE ONE NEW YORK!

Published on Monday, September 5, 2011 in Letters to the Editor
WNYLaborToday.com Editor’s Note: Ann Marie Taliercio serves as President of the Central New York Area Labor Federation. The Central New York Area Labor Federation represents more than 100,000 Union Members who are in turn represented by 200 Local Unions that are located in 11 Central New York Counties, including: Broome, Cayuga, Chenango, Cortland, more»

CWA National News: CWAers Keep Up Pressure On Verizon As Bargaining Resumes, CEOs' Paychecks Bigger Than Federal Tax Bills for 25 U.S. Companies & Frontier Flight Attendants Ratify First Contract/Progress Reported At Ryan & Omni

Published on Sunday, September 4, 2011 in State-National Labor News
CWAers Keep Up Pressure On Verizon As Bargaining Resumes As bargaining with Verizon reconvened in Rye, New York last week for 35,000 Communications Workers of America (CWA) Members and 10,000 more at the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW), negotiators went back to the table with a clear message: Workers will not allow the company to more»

Union Retiree News From The Alliance For Retired Americans: As Super Committee Gets Set To Tackle The Nation's Debt, U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders Moves To Protect Social Security From Budget Slashers

Published on Sunday, September 4, 2011 in Union Retirees
As Super Committee Gets Set To Tackle The Nation's Debt... According to Politico, Republican Members of the deficit-slashing Super Committee are meeting on Capitol Hill to hash out their own strategy ahead of the panel’s first official meetings after Labor Day, preparing for an intense fall push to cut $1.5 trillion from the deficit. The Committee also more»