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Minnesota Manufacturers Survey Shows Worker Shortages Are ‘Hurting’ Growth

Published on Monday, May 20, 2019 in Apprenticeship and Training News
(MINNEAPOLIS, MINNESOTA) - Minnesota factory representatives, especially those in rural areas, say severe Worker shortages are increasingly impeding their growth and profits. Nearly 50% of factory managers surveyed in March by Enterprise Minnesota said their inability to find qualified Workers had hurt growth. That’s a rise of 14 percentage points more»

‘Makes No Difference Which Side Of The Border You Live On, Working Union Makes Sense:’ The Canadian Union Of Public Employees Receives Certification To Represent 600 Flight Attendants Employed At WestJet Encore

Published on Monday, May 20, 2019 in Organizing News From Across The U.S.A.
(OTTAWA, CANADA) - The Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) has announced that the Union has been certified to represent hundreds of Flight Attendants at WestJet Encore. CUPE says the decision was made by the Canada Industrial Relations Board (CIRB) after a majority of Flight Attendants signed cards in support of Unionization. The Unionization of more»

Unions ‘Vow Not To Give Up’ After Iowa Collective Bargaining Changes Affirmed By State Supreme Court

Published on Monday, May 20, 2019 in National Labor News
(DES MOINES, IOWA) - The Iowa Supreme Court has affirmed changes to the State’s Collective Bargaining Law in two rulings late laws week. The decision comes as a blow to Unions that argued the 2017 law unfairly classified different kinds of Public Workers and raised barriers to Union Dues Collection and Recertification. In both American Federation of more»

A ‘Sunnier Forecast’ For Unions At The State Level - ‘Thanks To Gains Made’ In The 2018 Election, Unions ‘Finally Have Friends’ In A Number Of State Governments

Published on Monday, May 20, 2019 in Labor News From Washington, D.C.
(WASHINGTON, D.C.) - International Brotherhood Of Electrical Workers (IBEW) Activists have an extra spring in their step walking the halls of America’s Statehouses this year. For many of them, last November’s elections were a shot of adrenalin in the battle for good jobs, Workers’ Rights, Health Care, Economic Security and the laundry more»

Newly-Released Report Shows Home Health Leads New York City Job Growth

Published on Monday, May 20, 2019 in New York City Labor News
(NEW YORK CITY) - In New York City, the fastest job growth is within the Home Care Sector with two out of every five new Private Sector Jobs created in 2017 falling into that category, according to a newly-released study from the New York City Independent Budget Office (NYCIBO). The NYCIBO report clearly indicates the importance of the Home Care Industry more»

12 Unions Urge Stronger Statewide Rent Regulations

Published on Monday, May 20, 2019 in New York State Labor News
(ALBANY, NEW YORK) - A dozen New York State Labor Leaders are urging the Legislature and Governor Andrew Cuomo to enact laws that would both strengthen the State’s Rent Stabilization Laws and extend Tenant Protections to almost all its renter households. “In their homes, just like in their workplaces, our Members – tenants - need more»

Unions ‘Do More Than Just Represent Workers At The Bargaining Table:’ IBEW Local 2104 ‘Picks Up The Ball When Management Won’t’ - Celebrates The Retirement Of 37 NY Power Authority Employees During A Gala Niagara Falls Dinner

Published on Friday, May 17, 2019 in Buffalo and Western New York Labor News
(NIAGARA FALLS, NEW YORK) – Labor Unions are more than just organizations that represent Workers in their workplaces and act in their best interest when it’s time to negotiate a contract or stand up for them in a grievance situation. Sometimes it means picking up the ball when management won’t and taking action to recognize the hard work more»

In A ‘Major’ Union Victory, Judge Orders USW Unionization Re-Vote At Kumho Tire's Georgia Plant, Finds Company Violated Workers’ Rights During First Election

Published on Friday, May 17, 2019 in National Labor News
(MACON, GEORGIA) - An Administrative Law Judge has ordered a new Union Vote at Kumho Tire's manufacturing site in Macon after finding that company officials violated Workers' rights during the first election in October 2017. The first vote resulted in a 164-to-136 loss for Workers, who were seeking to join the United Steelworkers (USW). This prompted the more»

In ‘Another Blow’ To Worker Rights, Republican-Majority National Labor Relations Board ‘Takes Sides Against For-Hire Drivers’

Published on Friday, May 17, 2019 in Labor News From Washington, D.C.
(WASHINGTON, D.C.) - In a memo released earlier this week, a National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) lawyer instructed the agency to presume Uber Drivers are Independent Contractors and not Employees who are entitled to Minimum Wage, Workers’ Compensation and the right to form Unions. The memo, written in April by Associate General Counsel Jayme more»

Professional Staff Congress’s Media Campaign ‘Increases Pressure’ On Both Albany & City Hall For A Contract Settlement At The City University Of New York

Published on Friday, May 17, 2019 in New York City Labor News
(NEW YORK CITY) - The Professional Staff Congress’s (PSC) media campaign for a fair contract for their 30,000 Members at the City University of New York (CUNY) expanded this week with a radio ad that began airing in New York City on Wednesday (May 15th). The ad says “Albany and the City should do better - and do right by our kids.” You more»

UFCW-Represented Workers At Maryland’s Pimlico Race Course Avert A Strike Before The Preakness Stakes By Ratifying New Contract

Published on Thursday, May 16, 2019 in National Labor News
(BALTIMORE, MARYLAND) - With just days left before the horse racing world turns its eyes on the Pimlico Race Course for the Preakness Stakes weekend, Unionized Employees at the Baltimore track averted a threatened Strike by approving a contract with the Maryland Jockey Club that provides their first pay raise in more than a decade. About 90% of the Workers more»

Reports Estimate That Trump's Trade War With China Could Cost The Average Working Family Up To $2,300 A Year

Published on Thursday, May 16, 2019 in Labor News From Washington, D.C.
(WASHINGTON, D.C.) – Republican President Donald Trump’s trade war with China could cost the average American Working Family of four up to $2,300 a year, according to a report on the effect of tariffs on the U.S. economy and Workers. The study, by the Economic Consulting Firm Trade Partnership Worldwide, assesses how tariffs will affect more»

New Jersey Governor Announces $3 Million In Grants For Apprenticeship Training In A Variety Of Professions

Published on Thursday, May 16, 2019 in Apprenticeship and Training News
(JERSEY CITY, NEW JERSEY) - Governor Phil Murphy announced grant awards Wednesday (May 15th) totaling more than $3 million to fund programs to employ and train Apprentices in jobs that will start them on a sustainable career path in high-demand occupations. Murphy spoke at the launch of the Holz Technik Academy in Jersey City. Academy attendees are hired more»

The University Of Pittsburgh Paid Almost $240K To A Union Avoidance Law Firm In Recent Years

Published on Thursday, May 16, 2019 in Organizing News From Across The U.S.A.
(PITTSBURGH, PENNSYLVANIA) - A Union Avoidance Law Firm received a large windfall of legal fees from the University of Pittsburgh, according to previously unreported University financial disclosure reports. Pitt’s Office of University Counsel paid Philadelphia-based Ballard Spahr $239,061 in fees between the Summers of 2016 and 2018 to provide legal more»

NYSUT Launches Support School Staff Campaign As Legislative Session Nears End

Published on Thursday, May 16, 2019 in New York State Labor News
(ALBANY, NEW YORK) – The New York State United Teachers (NYSUT) Union has launched a Statewide Campaign to draw attention to safety and other issues affecting School-Related Professionals (SRPs) and the students they serve. The Support School Staff Campaign pushes Bills to crack down on drivers who violate school bus stop sign laws, to address school more»

Five States Join Forces To Stop The Trump Administration From ‘Weakening’ Unions When It Comes To Their Ability To Collectively Bargain For Wages & Benefits

Published on Wednesday, May 15, 2019 in National Labor News
(SACRAMENTO, CALIFORNIA) - Five States - California, Connecticut, Massachusetts, Oregon and Washington - have joined forces to try and block a new rule from the Trump Administration that they say weakens Labor Unions and their ability to collectively bargain for wages and benefits. California Attorney General Xavier Becerra, a Democrat, announced the more»

Labor Perspective On The PRO Act From United Steelworkers International President Leo Gerard: It’s A ‘Pathway To Power ‘For Workers

Published on Wednesday, May 15, 2019 in Labor News From Washington, D.C.
Abigail Disney, the granddaughter of the co-founder of the Walt Disney Company, called out the family business’ current CEO last month for making what’s supposed to be the happiest place on earth pretty darn miserable for its Workers. All of the company profits shouldn’t be going into executives’ pockets, she said in a Washington more»

USW-Represented Workers Employed At Alcoa/Arconic In Massena Say “No More Concessions!” - As Current Contract Gets Set To Expire, Employees Hit The Picket Line

Published on Wednesday, May 15, 2019 in New York State Labor News
(MASSENA, NEW YORK) – “No more concessions!” - That’s what Union Workers are telling Arconic and Alcoa management as their contract gets ready to expire on Thursday (May 16th). “You put your time in. You put your money in. You're part of that company. You want a slice of that pie,” United Steelworkers (USW) Local more»

New Job Seeker App Created By The Construction Exchange of Buffalo & WNY Focuses The Spotlight On Opportunities Offered By Its Membership, Including Union Companies Interested In Attracting Young People To A Variety Of Positions

Published on Wednesday, May 15, 2019 in Buffalo and Western New York Labor News
(BUFFALO, NEW YORK) – No matter if it’s a Union or a Non-Union company in the construction industry, finding and attracting young people into the profession has been identified as the number one challenge as more older Workers head towards retirement. Here in Western New York, the Construction Exchange of Buffalo and Western New York (CONEX) more»

Helped By Appointees From Republican President Trump’s On The National Labor Relations Board, Anti-Union University Administrations ‘Are Fighting’ Graduate Student Workers ‘Who Want To Unionize’

Published on Tuesday, May 14, 2019 in Organizing News From Across The U.S.A.
Since the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) ruled in August 2016 that Graduate Student Workers at private universities have the right to Unionize, Graduate Student Unions in the United States have surged - yet, currently, nearly all of these Unions face resistance and Union-Busting Efforts from their university administrations. At Boston College, more»

Number Of Women Working In Construction Trades Jumps 17.6% In 2018

Published on Tuesday, May 14, 2019 in Apprenticeship and Training News
(WASHINGTON, D.C.) - The number of women working in the Construction Trades increased by 17.6 percent between 2017 and 2018 in the United States, rising to well over a quarter of a million women, according to a new analysis from the Institute for Women’s Policy Research (IWPR). That jump equates to the highest share of Tradeswomen working in the more»

Farm Union President Calls Trump's Proposed $15 Billion Subsidy An ‘Insufficient’ & 'Temporary' Solution

Published on Tuesday, May 14, 2019 in Labor News From Washington, D.C.
(WASHINGTON, D.C.) - The president of the National Farmers Union is calling Republican President Donald Trump's plan to offer Farmers $15 billion in subsidies a "temporary" solution that would not address the "permanent damage" created by the trade war with China. Trump said on Monday (May 13th) that the administration would offer financial assistance to more»

Surely You Know Mike Lindell, The Owner/Pitchman For MyPillow Who ‘Moonlights As A Donald Trump Super Fan’ - Well Now, ‘After Bragging Up’ Trump's Prosperity, Lindell Decided to Lay Off 150 Workers Employed At His Minnesota Plant

Published on Tuesday, May 14, 2019 in National Labor News
(SHAKOPEE, MINNESOTA) - Just last month, in a self-described “excellent tax-day commentary,” he was touting the miracle of the Trump tax cuts, which rained untold riches on big corporations and the wealthy, but not much on anyone else. “At MyPillow, we were able to give across-the-board raises of (5%-to-10%) to every Employee thanks to more»

Attorneys & Staffers At Pro-Bono CAMBA Legal Services Reach Contract, End Strike

Published on Tuesday, May 14, 2019 in New York City Labor News
(BROOKLYN, NEW YORK) - Attorneys with a Pro-Bono Brooklyn Legal Services Organization have settled on a contract with their company, ending a four-week Strike where Workers demanded better Paid Family Leave, more competitive salaries and Lower Health Insurance Premiums. CAMBA Legal Services, which is part of the Brooklyn-based organization CAMBA, provides more»

Americans Are ‘Working Harder These Days, So Why Don’t Their Paychecks Show It?’

Published on Tuesday, May 14, 2019 in New York State Labor News
(WASHINGTON, D.C.) - Americans are working harder these days, but it’s not paying off like it used to. In the first three months of 2019, Employees got so much more work done that they smashed productivity forecasts. Labor productivity in the Non-Farm Business Sector (the biggest part of the U.S. Economy) grew 2.4% compared to the same period last more»

Delta’s Anti-Union Campaign Goes Viral

Published on Monday, May 13, 2019 in National Labor News
Delta Air Lines is the least Unionized airline based in the U.S., but the company’s efforts to maintain that status quo has created a stir on Social Media. The Airline’s Flight Attendants last rejected Unionization in late 2010, following the 2008 acquisition of Northwest Airlines, and the company now operates a website that aims to sway more»

Is This Winning? 78% Of American Workers Live Paycheck To Paycheck

Published on Monday, May 13, 2019 in Labor News From Washington, D.C.
CareerBuilder has found that 78% of U.S. Workers are living paycheck to paycheck. This number may be further exacerbated by the Federal Government Shutdown earlier this year, which has resulted in more than 800,000 Federal Employees not receiving paychecks. So, what can you do to battle financial pressure? Here's what you need to know and how to improve more»

JFK Airport Workers Protest Eulen America’s ‘Abuse’ Of Paid Sick Leave Law

Published on Monday, May 13, 2019 in New York City Labor News
(NEW YORK CITY) - JFK Airport Workers rallied on the steps of City Hall last week to protest Eulen America’s new policy regarding the use of Paid Sick Leave Time, announcing they’ve filed complaints with the New York City Department of Worker Protection (DCWP). The Airport Workers were joined by their allies, community activists and elected more»

Mother’s Day ‘Celebrated Year Round’ In These NYSUT Teaching Families

Published on Monday, May 13, 2019 in New York State Labor News
(TROY, NEW YORK) - Nothing against flowers, but for some women, the best Mother’s Day present is to share a career passion with their son or daughter – and seven mothers in the Troy School District get to experience that every day as Educators working in the same district as their children. And - some of the sons and daughters knew for as long more»

‘The Eagle Has Landed:’ The Niagara-Orleans AFL-CIO Labor Council’s Newest Addition To Its Workers’ Memorial Highlights A ‘Very Memorable’ 28th Annual Commemoration To Remember Those Who’ve Lost Their Lives On The Job

Published on Monday, May 13, 2019 in Buffalo and Western New York Labor News
(NIAGARA FALLS, NEW YORK) – An impressive and stunning three-foot-high, 600-pound bronze eagle was formally unveiled during the Niagara-Orleans AFL-CIO Labor Council’s Annual Workers’ Memorial Commemoration that was held over the weekend in Reservoir State Park in Niagara Falls, during what was an extremely memorable event for a group of more»

Sara Nelson’s ‘Not Afraid To Strike Back,’ For The President Of The Association Of Flight Attendants, ‘Radical Politics Starts In The Workplace’

Published on Sunday, May 12, 2019 in Labor News From Washington, D.C.
(WASHINGTON, D.C.) - When I mention Sara Nelson, the President of the Association of Flight Attendants (AFA-CWA), to people in the Labor Movement, the response is usually something like: “I would follow her to the gates of Hell.” For a few years I’d heard Union Members and Staffers rave about Nelson’s fearlessness and willingness to more»

Amid Scrutiny Over 737 Max, Boeing To ‘Replace’ 900 Inspectors & The Union Representing Those Workers ‘Is Not Happy’

Published on Sunday, May 12, 2019 in National Labor News
(SEATTLE, WASHINGTON) - While still dealing with the aftermath of crashes involving its 737 Max Jet, Boeing has decided to cut Inspector jobs - pushing ahead on a plan to cut about 900 Inspectors, replacing their jobs with technology improvements at its Seattle area factories, despite being under fire for software flaws in the 737 Max and quality issues in more»

Long Island Railroad Workers Refuse OT Shifts In Unsanctioned Job Action

Published on Sunday, May 12, 2019 in New York City Labor News
(MINEOLA, LONG ISLAND) – ABC 7 Eyewitness News has learned that hundreds of Unionized Workers on the Long Island Rail Road (LIRR) refused to work overtime shifts Friday (May 10th) throughout the weekend in response to the Metropolitan Transportation Authority’s (MTA) crackdown on overtime. As a result, it could force the cancellation of a broad more»

Ithaca Coffee Company Workers Ramp Up Unionization Campaign With NLRB Charge

Published on Sunday, May 12, 2019 in New York State Labor News
(ITHACA, NEW YORK) - A group of Workers at Ithaca Coffee Company (ICC) announced Friday (May 10th) they’ve submitted an Unfair Labor Practices (ULP) Charge to the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB), alleging management has interfered with their right to form a Union. Workers notified ICC owner Julie Crowley of their intent to form a Union in more»

TIME Digital Staff Requests Voluntary Union Recognition, Seeks To End ‘Digital Divide’

Published on Sunday, May 12, 2019 in Organizing News From Across The U.S.A.
(NEW YORK CITY) - Digital Employees of TIME have requested voluntary Union Recognition, seeking Union Protection and Equity with the magazine’s Print Employees. Although the publication has been represented by the New York Local of The NewsGuild-Communications Workers of America (CWA) for nearly 80 years, the former owners of Time Incorporated more»

Labor Perspective Offered Up By Two IBEW Business Managers & Two Electric Company Presidents Via The Detroit News: Citizens ‘Want’ Union Electricians For Government Construction

Published on Sunday, May 12, 2019 in Apprenticeship and Training News
Detroit News’ Editor’s Note: This Labor Perspective is authored by, Tom Eastwood - the Business Manager at International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) 665; Ryan Husse - the Business Manager at IBEW 252; Megan Doherty, the President of F.D. Hayes Electric; and Jason Kreger, the President of Aladdin Electric. It can be directly more»

On The Canadian Side Of Niagara Falls: Workers Say ‘Ethical’ Rainforest Café ‘Claws-Back ‘Tips & Attacks Unions

Published on Sunday, May 12, 2019 in Buffalo and Western New York Labor News
(NIAGARA FALLS, ONTARIO/CANADA) - The Rainforest Café is sometimes branded as being “as ethical as it is appealing,” but some workers tell a different story. After Ontario’s minimum wage rose, in January 2018, The Standard reported, the owners of the Clifton Hill restaurant, responded by raising tip-outs from 3.5-to-4.5% of sales more»

‘The Power Of The Union Sweeps’ School Board Elections In Buffalo: Buffalo Teachers Federation-Backed Candidates ‘Win Big,’ Drawing Praise From Statewide & Regional New York State United Teachers Union Officials

Published on Friday, May 10, 2019 in Buffalo and Western New York Labor News
(BUFFALO, NEW YORK) – Statewide and Regional Leadership of the New York State United Teachers (NYSUT) Representatives praised the efforts of the Buffalo Teachers Federation (BTF) as its Union-endorsed Buffalo School Board candidates registered a clean sweep in Tuesday’s citywide elections. It was a rare opportunity in the City of Buffalo where more»

Delta Airlines Tells Its Non-Represented Workers ‘They Should Just Buy Video Games Instead Of Joining A Union’

Published on Friday, May 10, 2019 in National Labor News
For the past few years, Delta Air Lines Employees have been trying to form a Union. While the Airlines Pilots and Dispatchers are represented by their own Union, other Employees do not have such representation. According to one Unionization Campaign for Delta’s Ramp Workers, the airline puts a cap on the number of hours Part-Time Employees can work, more»

U.S. Department Of Agriculture Employees Unionize ‘As Buffer Against’ Trump White House

Published on Friday, May 10, 2019 in Labor News From Washington, D.C.
(WASHINGTON, D.C.) - A group of Economists, Statisticians and other Employees at the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) have voted overwhelmingly to form a Union, hoping to use collective bargaining as a way to push back against new policies coming from the Trump Administration. About 200 Workers at the Agency’s Economic Research Service will be more»

Canadian Football League Players Association Forms ‘Alliance’ With Steelworkers Union

Published on Thursday, May 9, 2019 in National Labor News
(TORONTO, ONTARIO/CANADA) - The organization representing Professional Canadian Football Players is welcoming a new alliance in the midst of their most recent round of bargaining with the Canadian Football League (CFL). The Canadian Football League Players Association (CFLPA) and the United Steelworkers of Canada, North America’s largest Private more»

The Amalgamated Transit Union Mourns The Passing Of International President Larry Hanley, Who Started Out His Long Union Career As A Brooklyn Bus Driver

Published on Thursday, May 9, 2019 in Labor News From Washington, D.C.
Lawrence J. Hanley, the International President of the Amalgamated Transit Union (ATU) and a longtime presence in New Jersey politics, has died. He was 62. “I am deeply saddened to hear about the untimely death of my dear friend and our ATU International President Larry Hanley,” said John Costa, ATU International Vice President. “The more»

Ohio Pre-Apprenticeship Program Developed For Water/Wastewater Workforce

Published on Thursday, May 9, 2019 in Apprenticeship and Training News
(LIMA, OHIO) - A collaboration between academia and government is working to recruit and train a younger generation of Workers to fill vacancies of retiring Baby Boomers since it's estimated that 30% to 50% of the Water/Wastewater Workforce nationwide could retire in the next decade. Locally these positions are in high demand and that’s why a more»

Connecticut Hotel Workers ‘Do Their Own’ Organizing & ‘Beat The Boss’ - One Union’s ‘Member-Centered Model Prepared It For A Fierce’ Anti-Union Campaign ‘That Would Have Broken Many Others’

Published on Thursday, May 9, 2019 in Organizing News From Across The U.S.A.
(STAMFORD, CONNECTICUT) - UNITE HERE Local 217, which represents 3,000 Workers in hotels and university cafeterias, has been on an organizing sweep through Southern Connecticut, winning Union Elections at the Hyatt in Greenwich in 2015 and the Hilton in Stamford in 2017. Building off that momentum, Workers at the nearby Stamford Sheraton began to more»

Amazon Allegedly Fired Seven Pregnant Warehouse Workers For ‘Taking Too Many’ Bathroom Breaks

Published on Thursday, May 9, 2019 in New York City Labor News
Seven former Amazon Warehouse Workers say the Tech Giant discriminated against them because they couldn’t keep up with the fast pace and labor intensive job while pregnant. CNET reports seven lawsuits have been filed against Amazon in the last four years alleging the company fired the Workers because they were pregnant. According to the suits, more»

The ‘Millennialization’ Of American Labor - A Generation Of Young Workers Is ‘Rebuilding’ The Union Movement

Published on Thursday, May 9, 2019 in New York State Labor News
On May 4ath, 1886, thousands of Workers rallied together in Chicago’s Haymarket Square to campaign for an eight-hour workday - initiating a tradition of protest for some of the most basic human rights. That was formalized on May 1st, 1890, when the first International Workers’ Day was celebrated around the world. In the 133 years since, more»

Oregon Teachers Are Walking Out Of Their Classrooms Today, Forcing 600 Schools To Close - But They're ‘Not Demanding’ Raises

Published on Wednesday, May 8, 2019 in National Labor News
(THE STATE OF OREGON) - It's National Teacher Appreciation Week, but you wouldn't know that by talking to Teachers in Oregon. Tens of thousands of frustrated Teachers will air their grievances at protests across the State today (Wednesday, May 8th), but unlike other previously-held Teacher walkouts, these Educators aren't fighting for higher raises - more»

Trump Administration Carries Out ‘Vicious Attack’ On Home Care Workers

Published on Wednesday, May 8, 2019 in Labor News From Washington, D.C.
Unlike most professions, Home Care Workers do their work in isolation from other Workers. Often underappreciated, they take care of the most vulnerable among us, with long hours and little pay. Because they work alone, with only their clients, Home Care Workers rely on joining together in Unions to ensure they have a voice. But the Trump more»

Construction Worker Deaths & Injuries Skyrocketing In New York City

Published on Tuesday, May 7, 2019 in New York City Labor News
(NEW YORK CITY) – Construction has become the deadliest job in New York City and statistics show accidents, injuries and deaths are on the rise. CBS2’s Ali Bauman demanded answers from the City’s Buildings Department about how it’s protecting Construction Workers in the Big Apple. “He ‘always tried his best in his life more»

Labor Unions & Advocates Rally In Albany For Farmworker Rights - Send Message To State Lawmakers To Finally Grant Collective Bargaining & Overtime Pay To New York’s Agricultural Workers

Published on Tuesday, May 7, 2019 in New York State Labor News
(ALBANY, NEW YORK) - Labor Unions and advocates rallied at the State Capitol in Albany on Monday (May 6th) to send a message to State Lawmakers to grant Collective Bargaining and Overtime Pay to New York's Agricultural Workers, who have long been excluded from the protections due to an 80-year-old Federal Law. Labor groups have for years fought for the more»