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Labor Perspective From Michigan AFL-CIO President Mark Gaffney: Unions Are The Best Path For Rebuilding America

Published on Friday, January 21, 2011 in Guest Columns
"In our glorious fight for Civil Rights, we must guard against being fooled by false slogans, as 'right to work.' It provides no 'rights' and no 'works.' Its purpose is to destroy Labor Unions and the freedom of collective bargaining." - Martin Luther King Jr. We believe that when Martin Luther King Jr. said these words, he well understood the more»

Billionaire Says Public Sector Workers Are A “Privileged New Class”

Published on Friday, January 21, 2011 in State-National Labor News
In the ideological assault being directed today at Public Sector Workers, no one has outdone Mortimer Zuckerman - billionaire real estate and publishing mogul, owner of The New York Daily News and chairman and editor-in-chief of U.S. News and World Report - who declared in September that Public Sector Workers are a “privileged new class” dominating more»

The Service Employees International Union Files Unfair Labor Practice Charges Against Blossom Nursing And Rehabilitation Centers In Rochester/Management Accused Of Cutting The Wages & Benefits Of 300 Workers Without Any Negotiation

Published on Friday, January 21, 2011 in State-National Labor News
(ROCHESTER) - 1199 SEIU (Service Employees International Union) United Healthcare Workers East has filed Unfair Labor Practices (ULP) charges against the Blossom Nursing and Rehabilitation Centers after Union Representatives say the company unilaterally changed the terms and conditions of work in violation of the existing Collective Bargaining Agreement. more»

The Public Employees Federation Responds To Media Reports Of Governor Cuomo Laying Off More Than 10,000 State Workers: Union Says If Goal Is To Cut Costs, PEF Has Suggestions To Achieve It Without Crippling Delivery Of Essential Services

Published on Thursday, January 20, 2011 in State-National Labor News
(ALBANY) – The president of the Public Employees Federation (PEF) responded today to published reports that New York Governor Andrew Cuomo is considering laying off as many as 15,000 State Workers, saying if the goal is to cut costs, the Union has suggestions to achieve it without crippling the delivery of essential services. The New York Times this more»

Labor News Reports: 200 Union Representatives Protest Interrupts Mortgage Bankers Summit, Demand to Know How Pulte Spent Bailout Funds

Published on Thursday, January 20, 2011 in State-National Labor News
(WASHINGTON/ www.HuffingtonPost.com) – Two-hundred Union Representatives interrupted a meeting of mortgage bankers at a posh hotel Wednesday. The protest - aimed at The Pulte Group, one of the Nation's largest homebuilders - quickly turned into a scrum as workers wearing hardhats and shouting through bullhorns overwhelmed the security staff at the JW more»

Republican Health Care Repeal Threatens Coverage For 129 Million Americans & Working Families In Wisconsin Say “NO!” To Repealing Health Care

Published on Thursday, January 20, 2011 in State-National Labor News
WNYLaborToday.com Editor’s Note: Yesterday (Wednesday, January 19th), the U.S. House of Representatives voted to repeal the National Health Care Law that was enacted last year. The Party-Line vote was 245-189, as three Democrats joined all 242 Republicans in supporting repeal. Despite the vote, it is not expected the U.S. Senate will follow suit. more»

What's at Stake In Ohio’s War against Workers?

Published on Wednesday, January 19, 2011 in State-National Labor News
To: Interested Media From: Alison Omens, Media Director, National AFL-CIO Re: What's at Stake? Ohio and the War against Workers Across the country we’re seeing Conservative Governors and Legislators making it a priority to stamp out Workers' Rights and eliminate Unions. These lawmakers are hiding more»

In What Is A Huge Victory For Organized Labor, Franchised Fast Food Jimmy John's Union Election In Minneapolis Nullified Due To Employer Labor Rights Violations

Published on Tuesday, January 18, 2011 in State-National Labor News
(MINNEAPOLIS) – The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) has approved a settlement that nullifies the results of the historic October 22nd Union Election at Jimmy John's, putting victory back on the table for the Nation's first-ever Union in franchised fast food. The settlement validates workers' claims that franchise owners Mike and Rob Mulligan more»

Labor Leader Says Several Union-Represented Jamestown Council Members That Continue To Support Statewide Effort To Gut Protections For Public Employees Are “Misguided” – Adds They’ve “Turned Their Backs” On Working People

Published on Tuesday, January 18, 2011 in Southern Tier Councils
(JAMESTOWN) – As Governor Andrew Cuomo personally took his message of Albany Reform to Jamestown late last week, Southern Tier Union Leaders began to formulate a public plan of action following the Common Council’s refusal to readdress a recently-passed resolution in support of a statewide Mandate Reform that representatives of Organize Labor believe more»

Sunday (On A Tuesday) Labor Column: Remember Wednesday Night’s Annual Niagara-Orleans AFL-CIO Labor Council’s Awards Dinner And Sam Williams & Mary Martino Are Honored With The CWA’s 2011 Eugene Mays Labor And Community Service Awards

Published on Tuesday, January 18, 2011 in Guest Columns
News, Notes & Observations collected while covering the Western New York Labor Community over the past several days: First a reminder… The Niagara-Orleans AFL-CIO Central Labor Council will hold its Annual Awards Dinner at Lewiston Fire Company #2, which is located at 1705 Saunders Settlement Road in Niagara Falls, on Wednesday (January 19th). Doors more»

Labor Spotlight On Bill Jakobi – Recipient Of The Niagara-Orleans AFL-CIO Central Labor Council’s 2011 Earl A. Frampton Community Services Award

Published on Tuesday, January 18, 2011 in Niagara-Orleans CLC
(NIAGARA COUNTY) – Those in and associated with the Niagara-Orleans Labor Movement say William “Bill” Jakobi - the Niagara-Orleans AFL-CIO Central Labor Council Community Services Liaison - is the “eyes and ears of Organized Labor,” that he “works his (tail) off” for the Labor Movement and is an individual “who really cares” about the more»

AFSCME President Gerald McEntee On Dr. Martin Luther King & Public Employees

Published on Monday, January 17, 2011 in State-National Labor News
Statement of American Federation of State, County & Municipal Employees (AFSCME) President Gerald McEntee to commemorate the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday: Had he not been felled by an assassin’s bullet, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. would have been 82 this year. On the night before his death in 1968, Dr. King spoke in Memphis to workers who were more»

Retail, Wholesale and Department Store Union Honors the Life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Published on Monday, January 17, 2011 in State-National Labor News
This week, Americans everywhere salute the life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. For members of the Retail, Wholesale and Department Store Union (RWDSU), Dr. King's legacy has special meaning. We take special pride that, in 1968, the RWDSU was the first Union anywhere to negotiate a contract guaranteeing Dr. King's birthday as a paid holiday. The RWDSU was more»

Martin Luther King Day Gathering Challenges Republican Ohio Governor Kasich’s Attacks On Working People

Published on Monday, January 17, 2011 in State-National Labor News
When Teresa Laws took the bullhorn a couple of nights ago in Cincinnati, she took the opportunity to raise her voice and speak out for some of our most vulnerable citizens: children and those who need constant home care. Laws was one of the speakers as more than 400 Union and Civil Rights Activists gathered at Cincinnati’s City Hall to condemn more»

Public Employees Paid Less Than Private-Sector Workers

Published on Monday, January 17, 2011 in State-National Labor News
With the barrage of orchestrated and extremist attacks on Public Employees, the Economic Policy Institute (EPI) is reminding all of a study it commissioned last year that disproves one of the biggest lies by those who wrongly state that Public Employees are paid excessively. In short, Public Employees are paid less than Private Sector Workers, even when more»

CWA News From Across The Nation: All Unions Under Fierce Attack From New GOP State Leaders & NABET-CWA Reach Tentative Contract That Features Raises Of More Than Six Percent Over Three Years

Published on Saturday, January 15, 2011 in State-National Labor News
All Unions Under Fierce Attack From New GOP State Leaders The Communications Workers of America (CWA), the Labor Movement and its allies are preparing for battle as states across the country declare a renewed war on Unions, with special attacks on the rights, wages and pensions of Public Employees. Republican lawmakers in at least 10 states have or plan more»

The National Council for Occupational Safety and Health at 40: Time for a Makeover

Published on Saturday, January 15, 2011 in State-National Labor News
WNYLaborToday.com Editor’s Note: Tom O’Connor is executive director of the National Council for Occupational Safety and Health, a coalition of Unions, health and technical professionals and others interested in promoting worker health and safety. This Op-Ed Column was recently published on www.labornotes.org: Any notion Democrats and Republicans more»

Union Retiree News From The American Alliance For Retired Americans: Health Care Repeal Vote Next Wednesday!, State of the Union: Defending Social Security & Shootings In Tucson Are Personal For The Alliance

Published on Saturday, January 15, 2011 in Union Retirees
Health Care Repeal Vote Next Wednesday! After delaying a vote in the House of Representatives to repeal the Health Care Reform Law in the wake of the shootings in Tucson, the U.S. House Republican leadership announced on Thursday that the House will debate H.R. 2, the repeal bill, next Tuesday and Wednesday, January 18th and 19th. The House will begin more»

New York State Nurses Association President Karen Ballard Appointed To Governor Cuomo’s Medicaid Redesign Team, Group Charged With Finding Ways To Save Money Within The Medicaid Program For The 2011-12 Fiscal Year

Published on Friday, January 14, 2011 in Southern Tier Councils
(ALBANY) - New York State Nurses Association (NYSNA) President Karen A. Ballard, MA, RN, FAAN, has been appointed to Governor Cuomo’s Medicaid Redesign Team, a group charged with finding ways to save money within the Medicaid program for the 2011-12 fiscal year. “New York State is faced with a significant challenge to control the cost of Medicaid in more»

United Auto Workers President Bob King: The Union Has Changed

Published on Friday, January 14, 2011 in State-National Labor News
(DETROIT) - UAW President Bob King says the Union will continue to embrace change, true partnerships with employers where it represents workers and strive for improved quality. King, speaking at Automotive News World Congress - an automotive seminar taking place in Detroit - said the Union has changed, and that today, working with the UAW is a smart more»

Internet Union Organizing Brings On-The-Ground Victory

Published on Thursday, January 13, 2011 in State-National Labor News
Laptops might forever replace leaflets as the way people get the word out when they want to form Unions at their workplaces. A Union Organizing Campaign at a can plant north of New York City finally succeeded this year after workers at the Anheuser-Busch InBev Metal Container Corporation in Newburgh had failed twice, in recent years, to form a Union. The more»

New Study Finds Walmart Means Fewer Jobs, Less Small Businesses & Puts More Of The Burden On Taxpayers – And That Openings Kill Three Local Jobs For Every Two They Create By Reducing Retail Employment In Every County They Enter

Published on Thursday, January 13, 2011 in State-National Labor News
(NEW YORK) – Public Advocate Bill de Blasio and the Hunter College Center for Community Planning and Development has released a “Walmart’s Economic Footprint” – a comprehensive review of more than 50 studies on Walmart’s economic impact across the United States. The joint review of key research papers from the past seven years indicates more»

National AFL-CIO Secretary-Treasurer Liz Shuler: Young Trade Unionists Showing the Way to Victory

Published on Thursday, January 13, 2011 in Young Unionists
Young Workers are the future of the Union & Progressive Movements and the key to creating long-lasting prosperity. That from National AFL-CIO Secretary-Treasurer Liz Shuler, who recently told the Young Trade Unionists in Baltimore at their one-year anniversary celebration that the successes they’ve had in just one year should be an example to the more»

From The Huffington Post: The Democratic Party Elite’s General Attitude About Organized Labor

Published on Wednesday, January 12, 2011 in State-National Labor News
Over the past few years, we've learned a great deal about the Democratic Party's attitude toward the Labor Movement. Through the Employee Free Choice Act debate (or lack thereof), we've learned that Democrats are happy to rely on Union Workers’ hard-earned money to get elected, and then happy to block major pieces of legislation that would help more»

More Than 400 Union & Civil Rights Activists To Participate In Candlelight March In Cincinnati To Protect Collective Bargaining During King Day Celebration

Published on Wednesday, January 12, 2011 in State-National Labor News
More than 400 Union and Civil Rights Activists will march to Cincinnati’s City Hall on Friday (January 14th) to condemn a plan recently-elected Republican Ohio Governor John Kasich has to strip Ohio Child Care and Home Health Care Workers of their right to bargain for a better life. The march is part of the annual AFL-CIO King Day Celebration January more»

From Union Leaders Across The Nation: Tucson Shooting Is A Warning To Tone Down Violent Political Speech

Published on Tuesday, January 11, 2011 in State-National Labor News
National AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka had this to say about Saturday’s Tucson, Arizona assassination attempt against Democratic U.S. Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords and the murder of six of her constituents: “It serves as a terrible reminder to all of our political and civic leaders about the need to end the use of appeals to violence in our more»

Teamsters General President Jim Hoffa “Deeply Disappointed” In Mexican Trucks Proposal/Says Plan Threatens Jobs, Highway Safety & Border Security

Published on Tuesday, January 11, 2011 in State-National Labor News
(WASHINGTON) – Teamsters General President Jim Hoffa is questioning why the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) has proposed a new cross-border trucking program at a time of persistently-high U.S. unemployment, budget deficits and unrelenting drug violence in Mexico – adding the proposed program would threaten the traveling public in the U.S. and more»

U.S. Department Of Transportation Launches Buy American Website

Published on Monday, January 10, 2011 in State-National Labor News
When the Apollo Alliance released its Clean Transportation Manufacturing Action Plan (TMAP) in October (click here for detailed coverage) one of its key job-creating recommendations was ensuring that American manufacturers and U.S. workers supply the rail cars, tracks and other mass transit equipment to modernize the Nation’s mass transportation system. more»

In Lansing Michigan: Unions Seek Ways To Link With Younger Workers

Published on Monday, January 10, 2011 in Young Unionists
(LANSING, MICHIGAN) - Union activism has dropped among younger workers, a trend that may bring innovation into Union management. “We don’t communicate the way our parents did,” said Sean Egan, 32, Business Manager of International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers West Michigan Local 275. “Leadership needs to be more accessible.” Most of the more»

Union Retiree News From The American Alliance For Retired Americans: President Signs Critical Senior Housing Bill Into Law & As Republicans Try To Repeal Health Care Law, New Benefits For Seniors Kick In

Published on Monday, January 10, 2011 in Union Retirees
President Signs Critical Senior Housing Bill Into Law President Obama has signed into law S. 118, the “Section 202 Supportive Housing for the Elderly Act of 2010,” which amends financing and project operation requirements for the Department of Housing and Urban Development’s program to allow for increased housing opportunities for low-income seniors. more»

UPDATE: Jamestown Union Leaders Set To Address Common Council Meeting Tonight – Aim To Have Recent Resolution In Support Of Statewide Effort To Gut Protections For Public Employees & Working People Either Rescinded Or Repealed

Published on Monday, January 10, 2011 in Southern Tier Councils
(JAMESTOWN) – After a weekend meeting that drew Labor Leaders from 25 area Unions - which combine to represent 3,000 members - representatives of the Jamestown AFL-CIO Central Labor Council will attend a Common Council Work Session tonight (Monday, January 10th) and collectively call for the repeal of a recently-passed resolution in support of a statewide more»

Sunday Labor Column: The Aftermath Of The Tucson Shooting – What Role Vitriolic Political Rhetoric Played, What Must Be Done To Stop It & What Must Be Done To Hold Those Who Spew Such Venom Ultimately Responsible

Published on Sunday, January 9, 2011 in Guest Columns
News, Notes & Observations collected while covering the Western New York Labor Community over the past several days: I was planning to author an entirely different Sunday Labor Column until news came yesterday of the shooting of Democratic Arizona Congresswoman Gabrielle “Gabby” Giffords (who survived), the assassination of a Federal Judge, the more»

Labor Speaks Out On The Attack On Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords: Arizona Union Leader Says Shooting “Has No Place In A Democracy” & From The United Steelworkers: Giffords' Recovery Deserves A Nation Coming Together

Published on Sunday, January 9, 2011 in State-National Labor News
Arizona Union Leader Says Shooting “Has No Place In A Democracy” Tula Connell/National AFL-CIO News Now Blog Rebekah Friend, Executive Director & Secretary/Treasurer of the State of Arizona AFL-CIO, released the following statement after the tragedy in Tucson, Arizona, in which a gunman shot Democratic Congressman Gabrielle Giffords in the head as more»

Labor Perspective From Former U.S. Secretary Of Labor Robert Reich: The Republicans Shameful Attack On Public Employees

Published on Saturday, January 8, 2011 in Guest Columns
WNYLaborToday.com Editor’s Note: Robert Reich, who presently serves as Chancellor's Professor of Public Policy at the University of California at Berkeley, has served in three national presidential administrations, most recently as U.S. Secretary Of Labor under President Bill Clinton. Reich has written 13 books, including The Work of Nations, Locked in more»

CWA News From Across The Nation: Gap Between Richest & Typical Americans Soars To Record High & NLRB Regions Directed To Take Action Against Labor Law Violators

Published on Saturday, January 8, 2011 in State-National Labor News
Gap Between Richest & Typical Americans Soars To Record High Setting a record gap, the net worth of America’s wealthiest households in 2009 was 225 times greater than the median family net worth, according to federal data analyzed by the Economic Policy Institute (EPI). Wealth, or net worth, is a measure of a family’s total assets, including real more»

National AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka On The December Jobs Report: Without A Bold And Committed Investment In Job Creation And Infrastructure Modernization, The United States Will See Paltry Job Growth Indefinitely

Published on Friday, January 7, 2011 in State-National Labor News
Statement by National AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka on The December Jobs Report: The drop in December's unemployment rate is welcome news, as is the continued growth in Private Sector Jobs. Unfortunately - net new job growth remains inadequate to make a dent in long-term unemployment or to repair the structural shortcomings in our economy. Net job more»

A Look At Organized Labor In The U.S. From Across The Pond: America's Union-Bashing Backlash - Unlike Bankers, U.S. Labour Unions Had Nothing To Do With The Economic Crisis, Yet “They're” The Ones Now Being Scapegoated

Published on Friday, January 7, 2011 in Union Retirees
WNYLaborToday.com Editor’s Note: The following column, authored by Reporter Paul Harris of guardian.co.uk, recently appeared on the Internet: These are still tough times in America. Joblessness is rife, growth rates are slow and all sorts of fiscal crises loom in government. The impact of the Great Recession rumbles on and blights the lives of tens more»

Labor Column From United Steelworkers President Leo Gerard: Republican-Hood – It’s Steal From The Workers & Pander To The Rich

Published on Friday, January 7, 2011 in Niagara-Orleans CLC
Robin Hood, the guy who robbed the rich and gave to the poor, wore a short frock and tights. From the get-go, the guy serving the disadvantaged while sporting gay attire would fail the entrance exam required to become a card-carrying Republican. The GOP is, after all, the anti-gay marriage, anti-repeal Don’t Ask Don’t Tell crew. More than that, more»

Jamestown Unions Target Mayor Sam Teresi – Who Heads Statewide Anti-Union Mayoral Task Force On Mandate & Property Tax Relief/Union Leaders Charge Effort Aims To Gut Protections For Public Employees & Working People

Published on Friday, January 7, 2011 in Southern Tier Councils
(JAMESTOWN) – Democratic Mayor Sam Teresi, who heads a statewide Republican-dominated Mayoral Task Force that aims to gut protections for Public Employees and Working People – including eradicating collective bargaining and Prevailing Wages, has awakened a sleeping giant in the Southern Tier. Unions affiliated with the Jamestown AFL-CIO Central Labor more»

Vermont's Minimum Wage Bumps Up To $8.15 An Hour

Published on Thursday, January 6, 2011 in State-National Labor News
Vermont is one of seven states in the United States to raise the minimum wage in 2011, increasing the amount the lowest-paid workers in the state receive by nine cents per hour. The minimum wage rose from $8.06 to $8.15 per hour as of January 1st. State Senator Vincent Illuzzi (Republican-Essex/Orleans) says the Legislature tied automatic increases in the more»

Republicans Go ‘Nah, Nah, Nah’ And Ban The Word ‘Labor’ From Committee

Published on Thursday, January 6, 2011 in State-National Labor News
Petty… Petty… Petty. With major issues like jobs and the economy straining for attention, House Republican leaders took a big step to solving the Nation’s problems when they boldly acted - drum roll, please - to change the name of the Education and Labor Committee to the Education and Workforce Committee. Give me a bleed’n break. They so hate the more»

Strained States Turning To Laws To Curb Labor Unions

Published on Tuesday, January 4, 2011 in State-National Labor News
Faced with growing budget deficits and restive taxpayers, elected officials from Maine to Alabama, Ohio to Arizona, are pushing new legislation to limit the power of Labor Unions - particularly those representing government workers, in collective bargaining and politics. State officials from both parties are wrestling with ways to curb the salaries and more»

Fighting Back With A Progressive Agenda

Published on Tuesday, January 4, 2011 in State-National Labor News
WNYLaborToday.com Editor’s Note: The following column was authored by Amy Dean, who has co-authored a new book, entitled: A New New Deal: How Regional Activism Will Reshape The American Labor Movement. For nearly two decades, Dean has worked in the Labor Movement and now involved in developing new and innovative organizing strategies for social more»

Public Employees Federation-Represented Allegany County Workers Ratify New Five-Year Contract That Calls For Wage Increases In Each Year Of The Agreement & Maintains Their Health Care Benefits

Published on Tuesday, January 4, 2011 in Southern Tier Councils
(ALLEGANY COUNTY) – Nearly 50 County of Allegany Workers represented by the Public Employees Federation (PEF) in the Southern Tier have ratified a new five-year contract that calls for yearly 2.5% wage increases and maintains existing Health Care benefits, PEF Region 1 Director Kevin Hintz tells WNYLaborToday.com. The workers are employed in a number of more»

Sunday (On A Monday) Labor Column: Kicking Off The New Year With A Bunch Of Things: Nice Column By Intern Bryan Jackson & Rush Limbaugh’s ‘Real Name’ Is Jim Christies

Published on Monday, January 3, 2011 in Guest Columns
News, Notes & Observations collected while covering the Western New York Labor Community over the past several days: Now that we’ve begun 2011, here’s to getting back to the business of covering the Western New York Labor Community while taking a few moments to clean some things off WNYLaborToday.com’s desk that were left over from the Holiday more»

What WNYLaborToday.com Southern Tier Correspondent Bryan Jackson Learned About Organized Labor During His Internship With Your Regional, On-Line Labor Newspaper: “It’s About Helping People”

Published on Monday, January 3, 2011 in Young Unionists
WNYLaborToday.com Editor’s Note: For a little more than the past three months, St. Bonaventure University Journalism Student Bryan Jackson (pictured above) served as an intern with WNYLaborToday.com. During that time, the Junior “Jay” Major from Dansville, New York (located 50 miles outside Rochester) assisted Your Regional, On-Line Labor Newspaper more»

Happy New Year From The National AFL-CIO

Published on Monday, January 3, 2011 in State-National Labor News
Happy New Year from the 12 million members of the National AFL-CIO! I wish all the best for you and your family, for our Unions and for our Nation in 2011. And I know you share that wish. We’re all going to have to work hard - and together - to make it come true. The Holiday Season has been a time to pause and remember the reasons we struggle so hard more»

Sunday Labor Column (On A Tuesday, Again): Union Members In Niagara County Help Raise $$$ For The Less Fortunate During The Salvation Army’s Annual Red Kettle Drive & The Buffalo Building Trades Unions Do Their Part To Help Out

Published on Tuesday, November 30, 2010 in Guest Columns
News, Notes & Observations collected while covering the Western New York Labor Community over the past several days: Our good friend Bill Jakobi, Niagara-Orleans AFL-CIO Central Labor Council Labor Liaison for the United Way of Greater Niagara, provided WNYLaborToday.com with an update involving Labor’s Day for the Salvation Army Red Kettle more»

U.S. Senator Bob Corker Thinks It Would Be "Highly Detrimental" For Volkswagen If The UAW Organizes Its Chattanooga, Tennessee Assembly Plant

Published on Tuesday, November 30, 2010 in State-National Labor News
(NASHVILLE) - U.S. Senator Bob Corker, Republican-Tennessee, says he has told Volkswagen officials that he thinks it would be "highly detrimental" to the German manufacturer if the United Auto Workers (UAW) organizes its Chattanooga assembly plant. "I was asked to give input, and I did," Corker said. The advice stemmed from his experience trying to more»

U.S. Labor Department Official Says Independent Labor Media Is Needed More Than Ever Because Mainstream Media Has Become Extremely Biased Against Working People

Published on Tuesday, November 30, 2010 in Young Unionists
WNYLaborToday.com Editor’s Note: Here in Western New York, WNYLaborToday.com has grown to become the only source of a daily variety of Labor News when it comes to the local and mainstream media, including daily and weekly newspapers and radio and television news. Your Regional, On-Line Labor Newspaper has been in existence since April 2008 and has more»