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Union Boxer & Laborers Local 66 Member Joe Smith, Jr. ‘Outfights’ Maxim Vlasov To Capture WBO Light Heavyweight Title In A 12-Round Decision

Published on Tuesday, April 13, 2021 in National Labor News
(LONG ISLAND, NEW YORK) - The Working Man’s Boxing Champ and Member of Laborers Local 66 - Joe Smith, Jr., won the vacant WBO Light Heavyweight Title during a nationally televised championship bout on ESPN over the weekend. The 31-year-old fighter from Long Island edged Maxim Vlasov over 12 rounds to capture the crown. Scores were 114-114 and more»

Biden ‘Wants Billions More’ For The U.S. Department Of Labor - President ‘Proposes A 14% Increase To Fund Apprenticeships & To Go After Bad Employers’

Published on Tuesday, April 13, 2021 in Labor News From Washington, D.C.
(WASHINGTON, D.C.) - After four years of constant attacks, the U.S. Department of Labor (USDOL) is hoping to be in a good position for the next fiscal year after President Joe Biden proposed spending $14.2 billion on the Department, a 14% increase from the agency's current budget. While this is not the final budget, which is written by Congress, it is a more»

California Pharmacy Workers ‘Go Union’ With UFCW Local 770 ‘For A Stronger Voice At Work’

Published on Tuesday, April 13, 2021 in Organizing News From Across The U.S.A.
(WOODLAND HILLS, CALIFORNIA) - Workers at Woodland Hills Compounding Pharmacy in Woodland Hills, California recently joined United Food & Commercials Workers (UFCW) Local 770 to strengthen their voice in the workplace. This organizing victory is a result of one of the Workers reaching out through the UFCW International’s website, Union Officials more»

Training Grants Help Put California Wiremen ‘Ahead Of The Curve’ On Microgrids

Published on Tuesday, April 13, 2021 in Apprenticeship and Training News
(THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA) - Keeping ahead of the latest electrical technologies has helped International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) Members capture work and market share for 130 years. Now, a timely new grant program for Electrical Storage and Microgrid (ESM) System Training in California will help Members and Locals there continue to stay more»

Actors' Equity Puts More COVID-19 Safety Guidelines In Place In Effort To Return To Work

Published on Tuesday, April 13, 2021 in New York City Labor News
(NEW YORK CITY) - It may be some time before anyone can take in a Broadway show or enjoy an indoor performance at a theater, but there are steps underway to make sure that this can happen again in the future. A vaccination center is expected to open for Broadway Workers in the heart of New York’s Theater District. “I think it’s a really more»

“Thanks To NYSNA Members Being Visible And Vocal, We Fought Successfully Against Cuts To Vital Health Care Programs” - The New York State Nurses Association ‘See Wins For Patients’ In The New York State Budget

Published on Tuesday, April 13, 2021 in New York State Labor News
(NEW YORK CITY) - Working with its many allies, the New York State Nurses Association (NYSNA), which represents 42,000 Nurses across the state, won major victories in the final New York State budget, including sustaining patient care in hard hit hospitals, ensuring New Yorkers access to hospital care and strengthening public health - all top priorities that more»

Labor Perspective From Retail, Wholesale and Department Store Union President Stuart Appelbaum: Cannabis Legalization ‘Will Benefit All’ New Yorkers

Published on Monday, April 12, 2021 in New York State Labor News
The Marijuana Regulation and Taxation Act (MRTA) has become law and it’s a success all New Yorkers can be proud of. The law, legalizing adult-use cannabis in New York, puts fairness at its center. Communities of Color, Workers and entrepreneurs are prioritized in this program. The final law reflects the long-standing efforts of Worker and community more»

“We Were Hard Hit As A Local. We Lost (37) Members To COVID-Death And We Had More Than (1,000) Members Get Sick Or Exposed.” - UFCW Local 2013 ‘Continues The Fight To Protect Workers After Suffering Tremendous Losses’

Published on Monday, April 12, 2021 in New York City Labor News
(NEW YORK CITY) - The on-going Coronavirus Pandemic has hit Workers hard, no more so then the Members of United Food and Commercial Workers (UFCW) Local 2013, which is part of the larger AFL-CIO that represents 1.3 million people from various trades. Local 2013 Members in health care and the food, warehouse and supply chain, for instance, could not more»

12 Months Of Trauma: More Than 3,600 U.S. Health Workers Died In COVID’s First Year

Published on Monday, April 12, 2021 in National Labor News
This is what was learned from a year-long investigation by The Guardian and Kaiser Health News (KHN) to count Health Care Worker deaths, tracing the lives of those who made the ultimate sacrifice: More than 3,600 U.S. Health Care Workers died in the first year of the Coronavirus Pandemic according to Lost on the Frontline, which tracked such deaths. Lost more»

The Nation’s Two Big Teachers Unions - The American Federation Of Teachers & The National Education Association - Protest New Anti-Virus School Reopening Guidelines

Published on Monday, April 12, 2021 in Labor News From Washington, D.C.
(WASHINGTON, D.C.) - The Nation’s two big Teachers Unions are protesting Biden Administration guidance which says students returning to reopened schools can sit only three feet from each other, not six, but only after schools take other measures to combat potential community spread of the Coronavirus. One protest came in a formal letter from American more»

“It Takes ‘All Of Us To Make Sure Nobody Falls Through The Cracks’” - WNY AFL-CIO Area Labor Federation-Led ‘WNY Labor Cares!’ Campaign Raises $38,800 To Benefit Non-Profit FeedMore Western New York

Published on Monday, April 12, 2021 in Buffalo and Western New York Labor News
(BUFFALO, NEW YORK) – The WNY Labor Cares! Campaign raised $38,800 to benefit the non-profit FeedMore Western New York - formed by the merger of the Food Bank of WNY and Meals on Wheels of WNY, newly-elected Western New York AFL-CIO Area Labor Federation (WNYALF) President Peter DeJesus, Jr. announced today (Monday, April 12th). The WNY Labor Cares! more»

The Amazon Warehouse Workers Election In Alabama ‘Showcased Our Broken Union Election System & Why We Must Pass’ The PRO Act

Published on Sunday, April 11, 2021 in Labor News From Washington, D.C.
(WASHINGTON, D.C.) - The results of the election at the Amazon Fulfillment Center in Bessemer, Alabama reveal a broken Union Election System. It is clear that if policymakers do not reform our Nation’s Labor Law System, then they are effectively denying workers a meaningful right to a Union and collective bargaining. If they don’t take more»

The Chicago Regional Council Of Carpenters ‘Announces Aggressive Campaign To Fight’ Construction Industry Tax Fraud/Wage Theft & Tax Fraud In The State Of Illinois Costs Taxpayers ‘More Than $186 Million - Annually’

Published on Sunday, April 11, 2021 in National Labor News
(CHICAGO, ILLINOIS) - The Chicago Regional Council of Carpenters has launched an aggressive campaign to raise public awareness about pervasive tax fraud in the construction industry and is calling on elected officials to help crack down on subcontractors who cheat the system. In coordination with the 500,000-Member United Brotherhood of Carpenters and more»

Minnesota Sheet Metal Workers Create Opportunities With New Learning Lab

Published on Sunday, April 11, 2021 in Apprenticeship and Training News
(BEAR LAKE, MINNESOTA) - The Coronavirus Pandemic didn’t slow down progress at Sheet Metal Workers Local 10 in White Bear Lake, Minnesota. Beginning in March 2020, construction began on the training center’s new 3,700-square-foot commercial service and architectural lab. The inside of the building is designed as a commercial service lab, more»

Mobilize App Workers Have Unionized, ‘Adding Momentum’ To The Communications Workers Of America’s Tech Organizing Efforts

Published on Sunday, April 11, 2021 in Organizing News From Across The U.S.A.
(SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA) - The Workers at Mobilize, a Community-Organizing App recently acquired by Political Tech Juggernaut EveryAction, has announced the formation of their Union as part of CODE-Communications Workers of America’s (CWA) effort to organize Tech Industry Workers. It was also announced that 100% of eligible Workers joined the new more»

BREAKING LABOR NEWS: Amazon Warehouse Workers Vote Against Unionizing In ‘Historic’ Election - RWDSU ‘Blames Company’s Anti-Union Tactics, Plans To Challenge’ Election Results

Published on Friday, April 9, 2021 in National Labor News
(BESSEMER, ALABAMA) - Some 5,800 Workers at Amazon's facility in Bessemer, Alabama held a historic vote on whether to form the company's first Warehouse Union, but when the votes were tallied, it became apparent the majority of Workers did not vote in favor of Unionizing. The final tally was 1,798 votes against and 738 votes for joining the Retail, more»

A Reminder - Workers Memorial Day Is April 28th – A Message From Civil Service Employees Association Western Region President Steve Healy

Published on Friday, April 9, 2021 in Buffalo and Western New York Labor News
CSEA Editor’s Note: Steve Healy serves as President of Civil Service Employees Association’s (CSEA) Western Region, which covers 14 Western New York Counties and supports 46,000 Public Workers who are Members in more than 80 Locals and 220 Units, and who work in state government, local government, school districts, library systems, public more»

The New York State AFL-CIO Says The State Budget ‘Is A Win For’ Organized Labor & Working People

Published on Friday, April 9, 2021 in New York State Labor News
(ALBANY, NEW YORK) – The “solidarity and coordinated efforts of the Public Sector, Private Sector and Building Trades Unions throughout the state resulted in several unprecedented victories on behalf of Working People” in the New York State Budget, New York State AFL-CIO President Mario Cilento says. “We thank Governor Cuomo, Senate more»

Amazon ‘Is Helping Resurrect’ The Labor Movement - Employees Of The Massive On-Line Retailer ‘May Be The New Archetype Of The American Working Class’ & A ‘Rallying Point’ For Union Organizing

Published on Friday, April 9, 2021 in National Labor News
The U.S. Labor Movement has been moribund for decades, but a high-profile Unionization Drive at Amazon may be just what it needs to revive its fortunes. That's because Amazon Workers embody a new Working Class that may start to develop the kind of solidarity that existed among Factory Workers during the last century. The last 40 years haven't been good to more»

New EPI Report Shows The ‘Erosion’ Of Collective Bargaining ‘Has Cost’ Middle-Wage Workers ‘Thousands Of Dollars Each Year’ & That De-Unionization ‘Has Fueled The Growth Of Wage Inequality’

Published on Friday, April 9, 2021 in Labor News From Washington, D.C.
(WASHINGTON, D.C.) - A new Economic Policy Institute (EPI) report finds the erosion of collective bargaining lowered the median hourly wage by $1.56, a 7.9% decline from 1979 to 2017 – and these losses from de-Unionization are the equivalent of $3,250 annually for a full-time, full-year Worker. The decline hit men the hardest given they were more more»

Gimlet & Ringer Unions Detail Their First Historic Contracts With Spotify

Published on Friday, April 9, 2021 in New York City Labor News
(NEW YORK CITY) - Gimlet Media and The Ringer agreed on a three-year Union Employment Contract with Spotify, marking a historic moment for both the Tech Giant and the Podcasting Industry. The contracts cover diversity at the company, salary bases, annual raises and titles. It’s a big step - not just for Unionization in podcasting, but also for the more»

180 Western Global Airlines’ Pilots ‘Go Union’

Published on Thursday, April 8, 2021 in Organizing News From Across The U.S.A.
(ESTERO, FLORIDA) - The National Mediation Board (NMB) has certified the Air Line Pilots Association as the Bargaining Representative for the 180 Pilots of All-Cargo Carrier Western Global Airlines. The Pilots were previously unrepresented. Sixty-nine percent of those participating voted in favor of joining the world’s largest Pilot Union. Western more»

Apprentice ‘Saved’ By CPR & The ‘Quick Thinking’ Of Sheet Metal Workers Union Instructors

Published on Thursday, April 8, 2021 in Apprenticeship and Training News
(INDIANAPOLIS, INDIANA) - When first-year Apprentice John Walker returned to Sheet Metal Workers Local 20’s Indianapolis Training Center after lunch in January, he didn’t feel well - his legs were shaking, he was lethargic and his arm was tingling. Self-admittedly stubborn, Walker sat in the back of class and tried to catch some shut-eye before more»

Judge ‘Trumps’ Trump’s Line Speedup At Pork Plants - UFCW Calls Ruling A “Victory” For Pork & Poultry Processing Workers

Published on Thursday, April 8, 2021 in National Labor News
(MINNEAPOLIS, MINNESOTA) - In a big win in court for U.S. Pork Plant Workers, a Federal Judge in Minneapolis has trumped former GOP Oval Office occupant Donald Trump’s Agriculture Department’s rule eliminating speed limits on pork plant processing lines. Instead, District Judge Joan Ericksen bounced the issue back to U.S. Department of more»

Biden Is ‘Rebuilding’ The NLRB - New Report ‘Shows Why’ The President ‘Had No Choice But To Fire’ The Trump-Appointed NLRB General Counsel

Published on Thursday, April 8, 2021 in Labor News From Washington, D.C.
On his first day in office, President Joe Biden fired Peter Robb, the Trump-appointed General Counsel of the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB), the agency responsible for interpreting and enforcing Federal Labor Law. Robb’s supporters protested that Biden had unfairly and illegally thrown him out of office 10 months before the end of his more»

“It’s Unconscionable” - UUP Says The New York State Budget ‘Ignores The Life-Saving Work’ Of SUNY Teaching Hospitals

Published on Thursday, April 8, 2021 in New York State Labor News
(ALBANY, NEW YORK) – United University Professions (UUP), the Nation's largest higher Education Union that represents more than 42,000 Academic and Professional Faculty and Retirees is “bitterly disappointed” over the lack of funding for State University of New York’s (SUNY) Public Teaching Hospitals in the new 2021-2022 state more»

The Union-Represented Manhattan Doorman & Concierge Who Were Fired When An Asian Woman Was Attacked Are Challenging Their Termination

Published on Thursday, April 8, 2021 in New York City Labor News
(NEW YORK CITY) - The Manhattan Doorman and Concierge who were fired after an Asian-American woman was brutally attacked on the sidewalk outside their building have filed grievances contesting their termination, the Union representing them said. The victim, 65-year-old Filipina immigrant Vilma Kari, 65, was walking in front of a luxury building at 360 West more»

West Virginia’s Republican Governor Publicly Admits New Right-To-Work & Prevailing Wage Laws ‘Haven’t Paid Off’

Published on Wednesday, April 7, 2021 in National Labor News
(CHARLESTON, WEST VIRGINIA) – West Virginia Governor Jim Justice’s recently held some town halls that were meant to persuade the public. The Governor achieved his goal in at least one respect: Senate Democrats were vocal about one part of the speech they really, really liked - tweeting, “He is right.” That was the moment Justice, more»

Three American Factory Workers Talk About How President Biden’s Infrastructure Investment Plan Will Help Manufacturing

Published on Wednesday, April 7, 2021 in Labor News From Washington, D.C.
There’s a lot of talk in policy circles about infrastructure, but how would a robust investment package effect Manufacturing Workers in communities across the country? President Joe Biden has officially unveiled The American Jobs Plan, his proposal for rebuilding American infrastructure, shifting to a clean energy economy, and strengthening critical more»

“It Is Abhorrent, Shameful” - The Civil Service Employees Association Responds To The State Senate & Assembly Voting To Eliminate 200 Inpatient Mental Health Treatment Beds Operated By The Office Of Mental Health Across New York

Published on Wednesday, April 7, 2021 in New York State Labor News
(ALBANY, NEW YORK) – The Civil Service Employees Association (CSEA), which represents 300,000 Public Employees across the State of New York, is calling the State Senate and Assembly’s decision to eliminate 200 Inpatient Mental Health treatment beds operated by the Office of Mental Health (OHM) “abhorrent.” The Senate and Assembly more»

Governor Cuomo Announces Creation Of A Memorial Honoring New York State’s Essential Workers - Key Unions & Their Leaders Are Part Of An Advisory Committee That Will Have Design Input & Make Recommendations

Published on Wednesday, April 7, 2021 in New York City Labor News
(NEW YORK CITY) - Governor Andrew Cuomo announced Tuesday (March 6th) the creation of the Essential Workers Advisory Committee to provide design input and recommendations for a monument in New York City honoring the service and sacrifice of New York's Essential Workers throughout the COVID-19 Pandemic. "There can be no way to ever fully repay the more»

Meet CWA Local 1133’s New President, Jackie Ettipio: “Strength, Honor, Loyalty, Compassion, A Very Special Person, A Spitfire” - 30-Year Registered Nurse Who Recently Recovered From COVID Leads Union Local Into 2021 & Beyond

Published on Tuesday, April 6, 2021 in Buffalo and Western New York Labor News
WNYLaborToday.com Editor’s Note: Pictured above, Jackie Ettipio stands next to Communications Workers of America (CWA) Local 1133’s street sign located outside the Nurses Union Local’s Buffalo Headquarters. Ettipio, a 30-year Registered Nurse, recently won an election to head the 2,400-Member CWA Local. (WNYLaborToday.com Photo) more»

The ‘First’ Museum In San Diego ‘To Unionize Now Has A Contract’ - Workers & The New Children’s Museum ‘Agree On Historic First Contract Despite’ Pandemic Closures & Layoffs

Published on Tuesday, April 6, 2021 in Organizing News From Across The U.S.A.
(SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA) - In October 2019, Workers representing the organizing efforts of the New Children's Museum (NCM) in San Diego filed their intent to Unionize. Negotiations on a first contract with management began in January 2020 and continued non-stop until last month. Now the museum has announced an agreement. For NCM Workers and Union more»

The District Of Columbia Housing Authority’s Third Annual Modified Apprenticeship Training Program Celebrates Graduation

Published on Tuesday, April 6, 2021 in Apprenticeship and Training News
(WASHINGTON, D.C.) - Thirty five residents who participated in the District of Columbia Housing Authority’s Modified Apprenticeship Training Program (ATP) are celebrating their graduation, and more importantly, new job opportunities. “I started the Apprenticeship Training Program in 2018 as one approach to connect our customers to opportunity more»

Like Union Members ‘Didn’t Already Know This” - Union-Friendly States Enjoy Higher Economic Growth, Individual Earnings

Published on Tuesday, April 6, 2021 in National Labor News
States with politically conservative leadership have productive Workers, but Anti-Union State Laws tamp down Employee earnings without promoting local economic growth, according to new Cornell University research published in the Cambridge Journal of Regions, Economy and Society. Mildred Warner, Professor of City and Regional Planning in the College of more»

A New Non-Partisan Report From The Government Accountability Office Says NLRB Field Staff ‘Shrank By One-Third’ In The Last Decade

Published on Tuesday, April 6, 2021 in Labor News From Washington, D.C.
(WASHINGTON, D.C.) - The Field Staff for the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) - the Workers who actually investigate and hold hearings on bosses’ Labor Law-breaking and run Union Recognition Elections - shrank by one-third in the last decade and one-fifth during the recent reign of Trump-era NLRB General Counsel Peter Robb, a new non-partisan more»

Amazon Drivers In Rochester Area Walk Out To Protest Working Conditions

Published on Tuesday, April 6, 2021 in New York State Labor News
(HENRIETTA, NEW YORK) - On Easter Sunday, a group of Amazon Drivers staged a small walkout protest at the Henrietta distribution center just outside Rochester. The local walkout took its cue from a Reddit video calling for Amazon Drivers nationwide to walk out on their duties to protest the conditions they face while working for the On-Line Retail Giant. more»

Remote Work For 80,000 New York City Office Workers To End In May - However, One Union Leader Says: “If The Mayor Wants To Bring Back More City Workers, He Must Work With Us To Ensure It’s Done Right”

Published on Monday, April 5, 2021 in New York City Labor News
(NEW YORK CITY) - As vaccinations continue to ramp up in the Big Apple, Municipal Office Workers are preparing to return to the workplace physically and will begin doing just that starting May 3rd under a new directive announced by Mayor Bill de Blasio. The Mayor’s plan applies to about 80,000 City Employees who work in offices. It will not require more»

'The Fuse Has Been Lit’ - Union Leaders ‘Hope’ Amazon Union Effort ‘Will Boost Support Across’ The U.S. - Labor Leaders Say Alabama Vote "Is The Chance To Inform Younger Generations About The Role Unions Play'

Published on Monday, April 5, 2021 in National Labor News
(BESSEMER, ALABAMA) - Counting is currently under way for the historic Union Election at Amazon’s Warehouse in Bessemer, Alabama and Union Organizers and Leaders throughout the Labor Movement are hoping the effort will help galvanize support for Workers and Unions in the South and across the United States. Tevita Uhatafe, 35, a Member of Transport more»

The NLRB ‘Isn’t Strong Enough To Protect’ Workers From Amazon & Some Union Organizers ‘Want To Go Around It’

Published on Monday, April 5, 2021 in Labor News From Washington, D.C.
(WASHINGTON, D.C.) - Amazon repeatedly violated the rights of employees who pushed for health and safety improvements during the Coronavirus Pandemic, according to the nation’s top Labor Regulator, but a year after the global health crisis began, the company has so far faced minimal consequences. As COVID-19 spread in the spring of 2020, Amazon more»

Teamsters Local 202 President Daniel Kane: ‘Winning Through Collective Action’

Published on Monday, April 5, 2021 in New York State Labor News
(NEW YORK CITY) - Teamsters Local 202 President Daniel Kane has been helping to provide New Yorkers with fresh food for 30 years - and he’s been a Union Leader in this industry for more than 20, but he’s never seen his Members assailed the way they have been this past year. “We’ve had natural disasters, Hurricane Sandy being the more»

National AFL-CIO Plans National Day Of Action April 8th In Support Of The Pro Act

Published on Sunday, April 4, 2021 in National Labor News
(WASHINGTON, D.C.) - The National AFL-CIO plans a National Day of Action on April 8th, during the Congressional recess, to have Workers lobby Senators to pass the Protect The Right To Organize (Pro) Act, American Postal Workers Union (APWU) President Mark Dimondstein announced. If four Democratic holdouts and one Independent can be turned around the act more»

Biden Eyeing 2.7% Federal Pay Raise In 2022

Published on Sunday, April 4, 2021 in Labor News From Washington, D.C.
(WASHINGTON, D.C.) - The Biden Administration is expected to propose a 2.7% Federal pay raise for Civilian Federal Employees in 2022. Agencies have been told to plan for the Federal pay raise in 2022, according to a budget pass-back document the Federal News Network reviewed and confirmed with another source familiar with the budget process. One source more»

Millwrights Recruiting Apprentices Across New York State

Published on Sunday, April 4, 2021 in Apprenticeship and Training News
(ACROSS NEW YORK STATE) - High-precision Craftsmen, or Millwrights, are being recruited across New York State. The New York State Department of Labor (NYSDOL) has announced the Joint Apprenticeship and Training Committee for the Eastern Millwright Regional Council will be conducting a recruitment for 10 Millwright Apprentices. According to the NYSDOL, more»

McDonald's Has Reportedly Been Collecting 'Strategic Intelligence' On Unionizing Workers As They Fight For A $15 Minimum Wage

Published on Sunday, April 4, 2021 in Organizing News From Across The U.S.A.
McDonald's has reportedly been collecting information on Workers campaigning for a $15 Federal Minimum Wage, including using a team of Intelligence Analysts to track Employees' Social Media. The company has been gathering information for years, using Intelligence Analysts at its Chicago and London offices to track Workers linked to activist groups that more»

Could The Labor Movement Make This Happen In The United States? Biggest German Union ‘Seals A New Deal’ - A Raise ‘Or’ A Four-Day Week

Published on Friday, April 2, 2021 in National Labor News
(DUESSELDORF, GERMANY) - Reuters reports Germany's largest Trade Union - IG Metall, agreed a 2.3% wage increase, to be paid either in full or as part of a switch to a four-day week, in a key industrial region, setting the benchmark for 3.9 million Metal and Engineering Workers nationwide. Salaries will increase from July, but the additional money will not more»

President Biden Targets The Creation Of An Off-Shore Wind Zone Between Long Island & The New Jersey Coast – Federal Officials Say The Area ‘Will Create Tens Of Thousands Of Union Jobs’ In Offshore Wind & Manufacturing

Published on Friday, April 2, 2021 in Labor News From Washington, D.C.
(WASHINGTON, D.C.) - Across the United States, individual states are moving away from fossil fuels and moving towards renewable sources of energy. One of those sources is off-shore wind. While popular in other parts of the world, off-shore wind has never really taken off in the U.S., with most of our wind production being land-based. However, if the U.S. more»

New State Marijuana Law In New York ‘Encourages Union’ Pot Shops

Published on Friday, April 2, 2021 in Buffalo and Western New York Labor News
(ALBANY, NEW YORK) - New York State’s new law legalizing the cultivation and sale of marijuana to adults contains some of the Nation’s strongest protections for Organized Labor in the industry, including a preference that larger businesses be Union Shops. The Marijuana Regulation and Taxation Act (MRTA), passed earlier this week by the State more»

NYSNA-Represented Nurses ‘Honor Their Fallen’ COVID Colleagues & Patients - Say Safe Staffing, ‘With Enough Nurses, Must Be Top 2021 Priority’ In New York State

Published on Friday, April 2, 2021 in New York State Labor News
(NEW YORK CITY) - Nurses gathered in New York City’s Greeley Square on Thursday (April 1st) to honor their fallen colleagues and patients and to call on New York State to make a life-saving investment in health care. The Unionized Nurses, Members of the New York State Nurses Association (NYSNA), bore witness to thousands of hospitalized patients more»

NewsGuild New York Members Rally To Demand A Fair Contract From Condé Nast

Published on Friday, April 2, 2021 in New York City Labor News
(NEW YORK CITY) - You can’t eat privilege! NewsGuild of New York members from The New Yorker, Pitchfork and Ars Technica just held a a socially distanced, in-person rally to demand a fair contract from Condé Nast - or “Condé Nasty” in this instance. With colleagues and supporters gathered in front of One World Trade, the more»