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Lowe’s ‘Faces Organization Effort As Unionization Movement Spreads’

Published on Sunday, October 23, 2022 in National Labor News
Michael Sainato at The Guardian reports Lowe’s, the American Big Box Home Improvement Chain, is facing an effort to form the company’s first U.S. Union in New Orleans, Louisiana, where 172 Workers, under the banner of Lowe’s Workers United, recently filed a petition for a Union Election with the National Labor Relations Board. more»

New York Home Care Workers ‘To Get Minimum Wage Raise’

Published on Sunday, October 23, 2022 in New York City Labor News
Nick Reisman at Spectrum News in Albany reports Home Care Aides in New York will receive a raise in the Minimum Wage as the sector has struggled to retain and recruit Workers during the Coronavirus Pandemic. New York State Department of Labor Commissioner Roberta Reardon announced the wages will be increased based on region. In New York City, Long Island more»

Here’s What Manufacturing Workers Make In New York

Published on Sunday, October 23, 2022 in New York State Labor News
Get It Made has compiled statistics on manufacturing pay in New York State by using data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). The analysis includes all roles that the BLS classifies as "production occupations," which range widely, from food production manufacturing to machining. To Learn More & Directly Access This Labor News Story, Go To: more»

ActBlue Technical Services Workers ‘Go Union’ With The Communications Workers Of America, Management Voluntarily Recognizes Union

Published on Sunday, October 23, 2022 in Organizing News From Across The U.S.A.
(SOMERVILLE, MASSACHUSETTS) - The ActBlue Tech Workers Union/Communications Workers of America (CWA) has been voluntarily recognized by ActBlue Technical Services’ management after Kristen Gonzalez, a candidate for the New York State Senate and Tech Worker, conducted a neutral third party verification and confirmed a majority of eligible Workers have more»

The New York State Nurses Association & National Nurses United ‘Announce An Historic Affiliation To Grow The National Movement Of Nurses & To Advance The Interests Of Their Patients & Registered Nurses’

Published on Friday, October 21, 2022 in New York State Labor News
(ALBANY, NEW YORK) - The New York State Nurses Association (NYSNA) and National Nurses United (NNU) have announced an overwhelmingly vote to affiliate with NNU, the largest Union and Professional Association of Registered Nurses (RNs) in the United States, to mutually grow and strengthen the power of Nurses within New York State and nationally to advocate more»

Election 2022: Workers ‘Battle Hordes Of Corporate’ Campaign Cash

Published on Friday, October 21, 2022 in Labor News From Washington, D.C.
Mark Gruenberg at People’s World reports that even as Union Workers and their allies hit the political hustings, campaigning door-to-door, explaining issues, phone banking and more, they face one big problem on the campaign trail: Hordes of corporate campaign cash fueling the drives of Anti-Worker - and Anti-Democracy - politicians. For decades, the more»

‘One Day Longer, One Day Stronger’ - Pittsburgh NewsGuild Members Join Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Strike

Published on Friday, October 21, 2022 in National Labor News
(PITTSBURGH, PENNSYLVANIA) - Members of Communications Workers of America (CWA) Locals 14842 and 14827 – who are employed by The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, who went on Strike two weeks ago in response to Unfair Labor Practices (ULPs) by management, including unilateral changes to their health care plan, are staying one day longer, one day stronger on more»

“The Members Voted To Authorize A Strike Because The Company Refuses To Agree To A Fair Contract For The Employees That Make It So Successful” - HarperCollins Workers Authorize Another Strike - Deadline Set For November 7th

Published on Friday, October 21, 2022 in New York City Labor News
(NEW YORK CITY) - Unionized Employees of HarperCollins Publishers have authorized another Strike by 95.1% vote, which will start on November 7th if the Publisher does not agree to a fair contract. United Auto Workers (UAW) Local 2110 represents more than 250 HarperCollins Employees in its Editorial, Sales, Publicity, Design, Legal and Marketing more»

Meet The ‘Wire Women’ Who Are ‘Lighting Up Career Pathways To The Unionized Building Trades’

Published on Thursday, October 20, 2022 in Apprenticeship and Training News
Joe Maniscalco at Work-Bites.com reports on several Women who are part of a larger group of International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 3 Apprentices who last year started creating WireWomen: Lighting It Up - What It’s Like to Be a Female Union Electrician. It’s the latest children’s book from The Pro-Labor Publishers at Hard more»

“We’ve Been A Voice For Justice And Equity And It Is Important For UUP To Be At The Forefront (Of This Effort)” - United University Professions Hosts National Mental Health Roundtable Event In Buffalo, ‘Commits To Help Bring About Needed Change’

Published on Thursday, October 20, 2022 in Buffalo and Western New York Labor News
WNYLaborToday.com Editor’s Note: On Wednesday (October 19th), United University Professions (UUP) hosted a National Health Roundtable on the Buffalo State College Campus, a member of the State University of New York (SUNY) System. UUP President Frederick Kowal, who was joined by Buffalo Mayor Byron Brown and a distinguished panel of experts, told more»

Tentative Agreement Reached On A New Contract, Ending A 10-Week-Long Kaiser Mental Health Clinicians’ Strike In California

Published on Thursday, October 20, 2022 in National Labor News
Marilyn Bechtel at People’s World reports the National Union of Healthcare Workers (NUHW) and Kaiser Permanente have reached a tentative four-year agreement on a new contract, bringing the Unionized Mental Health Clinicians’ 10-week-long Strike to a conclusion. The nearly 2,000 Kaiser Therapists represented by NUHW will now take part in a more»

Building Workers At Tribeca's Luxury 'Clock Tower' Condo Go On Strike

Published on Thursday, October 20, 2022 in New York City Labor News
Gwynne Hogan at The Gothamist reports on Building Workers who act as Porters, Concierges and Maintenance Workers at Tribeca's Luxury 'Clock Tower' Condo began a strike earlier this week, alleging the building’s property manager is refusing to bargain with their Union. “It’s not like we’re asking for the world,” said Employee more»

United University Professions ‘Urges Lawmakers To Reverse Multi-Million Dollar Deficits That Threaten The Future Of’ SUNY New Paltz & SUNY Delhi

Published on Thursday, October 20, 2022 in New York State Labor News
(NEW PALTZ, NEW YORK) - United University Professions (UUP), the Nation’s largest Higher Education Union, held a rally in New Paltz this week to bring attention to massive projected operating deficits at several State University of New York (SUNY) Campuses, which threaten the future viability of Public Higher Education in the Hudson Valley and more»

Union Vote At Home Depot Store Set By The NLRB For Early November

Published on Thursday, October 20, 2022 in Organizing News From Across The U.S.A.
The Associated Press reports the National Labor Relations Board has scheduled a November 2nd vote on a petition from Home Depot workers in Philadelphia to form what could be the first Storewide Union at the world’s largest Home Improvement Retailer. The Atlanta-based company employs about 500,000 people at its 2,316 stores in the U.S., Canada and more»

Union Canvassers ‘Reject’ The New York Times’ ‘Gloomy Outlook’ On The Elections

Published on Wednesday, October 19, 2022 in Labor News From Washington, D.C.
John Wojcik and Mark Gruenberg at People’s World combine to report on Union Canvassers, who are rejecting The New York Times gloomy outlook on the upcoming Mid-Term Elections. Unite Here Local 274 President Rosslyn Wuchinich pulled no punches when interviewed by the two, telling them her Members are not content to live with claims by The Times that more»

Election 2022: Illinois Workers’ Rights Amendment ‘Would Pay Off For Workers’

Published on Wednesday, October 19, 2022 in National Labor News
Bill Knight at People’s World reports that taxes for everyday Illinoisans would not go up if voters pass the proposed Workers Rights Amendment on November 8th. In fact, Knight further reports the financial burden on taxpayers would decline, according to a new study by researchers from the Illinois Economic Policy Institute and the University of more»

Amazon Warehouse Workers ‘Reject’ Union Representation At Company Warehouse Near Albany - ‘Unfortunately, It's The Second Vote’ The Amazon Labor Union ‘Has Lost Since Its Upset Victory At A Staten Island Warehouse Back In April’

Published on Wednesday, October 19, 2022 in New York State Labor News
Laura Hautala at CNET.com reports Workers employed at an Amazon Warehouse near Albany have voted against Union Representation. It was the third election asking Workers whether they wanted to be represented by the fledgling Labor Group, the Amazon Labor Union (ALU). ALU President Chris Smalls expressed frustration over Amazon's actions leading up to the more»

American Institute Of Certified Public Accountants Apprenticeship Program Receives Grant From Maryland Department Of Labor

Published on Tuesday, October 18, 2022 in Apprenticeship and Training News
Bryan Strickland at JournalofAccountancy.com reports on Registered Apprenticeship for Finance Business Partners welcoming its first group of Apprentices after receiving a grant of nearly $120,000 from the Maryland Department of Labor. The U.S. Department of Labor previously approved the Apprenticeship Program, an initiative launched by the American more»

Having Negotiated “The Best Labor Contract In WNY History,” CWA & 1199 SEIU Leadership ‘Get Ready To Educate’ Their Memberships On ‘What’s In’ The Kaleida Health Agreement & ‘Work With’ Kaleida To Recruit & Retain An Array Of Workers

Published on Tuesday, October 18, 2022 in Buffalo and Western New York Labor News
(BUFFALO, NEW YORK) – The exhaustion showed in the faces of Cori Gambini and Jim Scordato as they presided over a news conference to discuss specifics of a newly-ratified three-year agreement between the Communications Workers of America (CWA) Local 1168 and 1199 Service Employees International Union (SEIU) and the Kaleida Health System in Buffalo, more»

“This Is A Historic Win For Countless Workers Who Want To Join A Union” - California Governor Newsom Signs Teamster-Backed Bill That ‘Cracks Down On Union Busting,’ Public Sector Workers ‘Now Have Added Protections To Organize On The Job’

Published on Tuesday, October 18, 2022 in National Labor News
(SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA) – Teamsters Joint Council 7 is lauding California Governor Gavin Newsom’s recent signing of ground-breaking legislation that will significantly increase enforcement of Labor Laws prohibiting Union Busting in the Public Sector. Senate Bill 931 was principally sponsored by the California Teamsters Public Affairs more»

NLRB Complaint Alleges Apple 'Interrogated & Discriminated Against Unionizing Employees’ - Accuses Company Of Union-Busting In New York City

Published on Tuesday, October 18, 2022 in New York City Labor News
Mack DeGuerin at Gizmodo reports on a Labor News Story that was originally published by Josh Eidelson for Bloomberg on the National Labor Relations filing a complaint against an Apple New York City retail store where Employees were attempting to Unionize. The complaint backs up earlier Union Busting allegations raised in a Communication Workers of America more»

Park City Mountain Resort Lift Mechanics & Electricians Seek Election ‘To Become The First Group Of Ski Resort Mechanics In The Country To Unionize’

Published on Tuesday, October 18, 2022 in Organizing News From Across The U.S.A.
(PARK CITY, UTAH) - Lift Mechanics and Electricians employed at the Park City Mountain Resort in Park City, Utah have submitted a petition for a Union Representation Election to the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB), becoming the first group of Ski Resort Mechanics in the country to seek formal Union Representation. The Workers are organizing as the more»

The National AFL-CIO ‘Calls For Sweeping Reforms’ Of The H-2B Visa Program As The Department Of Homeland Security Announces ‘Move To Supplement’ H-2B Cap With Nearly 65,000 ‘Additional’ Visas For Fiscal Year 2023

Published on Monday, October 17, 2022 in Labor News From Washington, D.C.
(WASHINGTON, D.C.) - The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS), in consultation with the U.S. Department of Labor (USDOL), announced it will be issuing a regulation that will make available to employers an additional 64,716 H-2B Temporary Non-Agricultural Worker Visas for Fiscal Year 2023 - on top of the 66,000 H-2B Visas that are normally available more»

Apple Workers In Oklahoma Vote For Company’s Second U.S. Union Store

Published on Monday, October 17, 2022 in National Labor News
Kif Leswing at CNBC.com reports Employees at an Apple store in Oklahoma City have voted to Unionize with the Communications Workers of America (CWA), marking the second Unionized Apple store in the U.S. It’s a win for the CWA, which now represents the Workers at an Apple store after separate Unionization efforts at stores in Georgia and New York City more»

Council Passes Legislation ‘To Increase Accessibility For Child Care Services In New York City’ - Approves Bill To ‘Support Non-Traditional Employment For Women & Gender Non-Conforming Workers

Published on Monday, October 17, 2022 in New York City Labor News
(NEW YORK CITY) - The New York City Council has passed a historic legislative package making child care services more accessible to Working Families in New York City. The legislation addresses systemic issues with child care, establishing a Provider Directory, a Pilot Grant Program and planning processes to advance access across the City. Child care is more»

Newspaper Giant Gannett’s 'Sudden' Job, Pension & Pay Cuts ‘Outrage’ NewsGuild

Published on Monday, October 17, 2022 in New York State Labor News
Press Associates Union News Service reports on People’s World that sudden job, pension and pay cuts announced by Gannett’s Top Brass in a seven-minute Zoom call with local Editors - with little to no notice to their Staffers, Unionized or not - has outraged the NewsGuild, which vows to fight back by organizing even more of the chain’s more»

Instead Of College, Many Young People Are Heading For The Building Trades & Unions

Published on Sunday, October 16, 2022 in Apprenticeship and Training News
Tom Bosco at MSN.com reports on young people who, instead of taking classes in history or sociology at a four-year college, are in class learning how to hang drywall and install metal beams and studs. And it appears many who are bypassing four years of college - and the debt that comes with it - choosing instead to enter the Trades. To Read This more»

National AFL-CIO ‘To Invest Millions In New Worker Organizing Efforts’ - Increase On Member Union Fees ‘Would Bring In An Estimated $11 Million Per Year, All Of It Earmarked For Organizing’

Published on Sunday, October 16, 2022 in Labor News From Washington, D.C.
Dave Jamieson at The Huffington Post reports on the National AFL-CIO increasing the fees paid by its Member Unions to fund more organizing and help restore Union Membership after years of decline. The National AFL-CIO’s Board voted to approve a new measure that will raise the per-capita contributions each Union makes based on the size of its more»

‘Being In A Union Means You Could Make $1.3 Million More Over Your Lifetime’

Published on Sunday, October 16, 2022 in National Labor News
Juliana Kaplan and Madison Hoff at BusinessInsider.com report on a new Cornell University Industrial Labor Relations paper that looks at the impact of being in a Union throughout your entire career, whose authors found that being in a Union means a $1.3 million bump to lifetime earnings. So, if you want to make a million more dollars over your lifetime, more»

Servers, Bartenders & Kitchen Staff At The Queer Brooklyn Bar ‘Oddly Enough’ File For Union Election

Published on Sunday, October 16, 2022 in New York City Labor News
Catalina Gonella at The Gothamist reports Servers, Bartenders and Kitchen Staff at the Queer Brooklyn Bar Oddly Enough are seeking to form a Union. Documents show nine Employees have filed for a Union Election with the National Labor Relations Board to form the Brotherhood of Oddly Enough Workers Union. A number of posts on Queer Social Media App Lex more»

Teamster Strike At Sysco Food Distribution Hub In Syracuse Has Been Settled

Published on Sunday, October 16, 2022 in New York State Labor News
The Teamsters have announced Local 317 Members in Syracuse have clinched an epic win on the picket line as Workers there are declaring victory over the company after Sysco caved in to Teamster demands, moving completely to the Union’s position on every major issue. Although the battle in New York has been won, the fight is far from over, Teamster more»

"As Employers Continue To Urge Faster Production, It’s Absolutely Essential For Workers To Have A Say On Issues That Impact Their Occupational Health And Safety” - 700 Bobcat Workers In North Dakota ‘Go Union’ With The United Steelworkers

Published on Sunday, October 16, 2022 in Organizing News From Across The U.S.A.
(BISMARK, NORTH DAKOTA) - The United Steelworkers (USW) have announced Workers employed at Bobcat's Bismarck, North Dakota’s manufacturing facility voted in favor of Union Representation in a Secret Ballot Election overseen by the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB). USW District 11 Director Emil Ramirez said the 700 Bobcat Employees in Bismarck more»

“It Was A Long Battle, But We Came Out Victorious” – 1199 SEIU-Represented Workers Employed At 12 Western New York For-Profit Nursing Homes ‘Settle Strong Contracts After Strike Actions’

Published on Saturday, October 15, 2022 in Buffalo and Western New York Labor News
(WESTERN NEW YORK) - More than 1,200 Unionized long-term Caregivers employed at a dozen nursing homes across two Western New York Counties whose contracts had expired joined together to win $15 an hour for Service Workers, higher starting rates for new Employees and standard wage scales for experience following months of unrest and Strike action, 1199 more»

“We Won A Fair Contract That Improves The Standard Of Living For Thousands Of USW Members And Their Families Now And In The Future” - United Steelworker Members Ratify ‘Historic’ Agreement With Cleveland-Cliffs Steel

Published on Friday, October 14, 2022 in National Labor News
United Steelworkers (USW)-represented Workers have overwhelmingly voted to ratify a new, four-year contract covering roughly 12,000 USW Members at 13 Cleveland-Cliffs Steel locations in the States of Ohio, Pennsylvania, Indiana, Illinois, West Virginia and Minnesota. USW International Vice President David McCall, who chaired the negotiations, said Union more»

New York City Cab Drivers ‘Get Millions In Debt Relief, But More Is Needed’

Published on Friday, October 14, 2022 in New York City Labor News
Jennifer Peltz at The Chief Leader reports struggling New York City Taxi Drivers have gotten $225 million in debt relief over the past couple of weeks, but thousands more loans have yet to be refinanced after a Cabbie debt crisis, officials and advocates as the relief program deadline was extended. More than 1,000 loans have been refinanced in the first more»

‘Building Our Future’ - North Atlantic States Regional Council Of Carpenters ‘Heads Back To School To Boost’ Workforce

Published on Thursday, October 13, 2022 in Apprenticeship and Training News
With a rising demand for a skilled workforce across the country, the North Atlantic States Regional Council of Carpenters (NASRCC) has announced the launch of an education-focused on-line portal, Building Your Future, that provides those interested in pursuing a career in the Trades with resources and information on earning a Trade-based education in more»

BREAKING LABOR NEWS: CWA & 1199 SEIU Members Ratify ‘Historic’ Three-Year Contract With Kaleida Health - ‘Major Strides Made To Address Staffing Crisis, Including Adding 500 New Positions & A Minimum & Overall 12% Wage Increase’

Published on Thursday, October 13, 2022 in Buffalo and Western New York Labor News
(BUFFALO, NEW YORK) - Nurses, Clinical, Professional, Technical, Service, Dietary and Clerical Staff represented by the Communications Workers of America (CWA) and 1199 Service Employees International Union (SEIU) United Healthcare Workers East have voted to ratify a new three-year contract at Kaleida Health, Western New York’s largest hospital more»

The NLRB Says Union Representation Petitions ‘Soared’ 53% In A Year As Workers ‘Are Increasingly Turning To Established & Independent Unions In An Effort To Address Their Workplace Issues’

Published on Thursday, October 13, 2022 in Labor News From Washington, D.C.
Reuters reports the U.S. National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) says Union Representation Petitions increased 53% In Fiscal Year 2022 when compared with 2021 and were at the highest since 2016. Workers are increasingly turning to established and independent Unions in an effort to address their workplace issues - ranging from wages and benefits to more»

OSHA Investigating BP Husky Toledo Refinery In Ohio After Fire Kills Two Brothers - Both Members Of United Steelworkers Local 346

Published on Thursday, October 13, 2022 in National Labor News
WTVG-TV reports the U.S. Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) is investigating a fatal fire at the BP Husky Toledo Refinery in Oregon, Ohio that claimed the lives of two Workers, brothers, who were Members of United Steelworkers Local 346. The refinery was shut down after the fatal fire. To Directly Access This Labor News Story, Go To: more»

Labor Research From The Cornell School Of Industrial And Labor Relations: Fixed Duration Strikes ‘Can Revitalize’ Labor & ‘Counteract Increasing” Employer Power

Published on Thursday, October 13, 2022 in New York State Labor News
(ITHACA, NEW YORK) - Fixed Duration Strikes protect Worker interests and impose financial and reputational costs on employers, suggesting that confrontational tactics can help unions counteract increasing employer power, according to new Cornell School of Industrial and Labor Relations (ILR) School research. Retooling Militancy: Labour Revitalization and more»

Waymo's Cafeteria Workers Are Forming A Union

Published on Thursday, October 13, 2022 in Organizing News From Across The U.S.A.
Contributing Reporter Mariella Moon Yahoo.com reports Cafeteria Workers at Waymo are forming a Union, according to NBC News, which makes them the latest group of Workers to organize at one of Silicon Valley's most prominent companies. Waymo, formerly known as the Google self-driving car project, is an American Autonomous Driving Technology Company more»

USDOL Announces Proposed Rule On Classifying Employees & Independent Contractors, ‘Seeks To Return To Longstanding Interpretation’ - National AFL-CIO Says Change To Rule Is A ‘Victory For Working People’

Published on Wednesday, October 12, 2022 in Labor News From Washington, D.C.
(WASHINGTON, D.C.) - The U.S. Department of Labor (USDOL) will publish a Notice of Proposed Rule-Making (NPRM) on Thursday (October 13th) to help employers and Workers determine whether a Worker is an Employee or an Independent Contractor under the Fair Labor Standards Act. The proposed rule would provide guidance on classifying Workers and seeks to combat more»

Labor Board Complaint Alleges Apple 'Interrogated & Discriminated Against’ Unionizing Employees - Complaint ‘Backs Up Earlier Union-Busting Allegations’ Raised In A Communication Workers Of America Filing

Published on Wednesday, October 12, 2022 in National Labor News
Mack DeGeurin at Gizmodo reports Apple may have crossed a crucial line in the sand in its dance to squash budding Unions. As first reported by Bloomberg, the National Labor Relations Board has filed a complaint against Apple accusing the Tech Giant of illegally intimidating and discriminating against Employees at a New York City Retail Store. The more»

‘European-Style’ Apprenticeships ‘Give These Indianapolis Students An Edge’

Published on Tuesday, October 11, 2022 in Apprenticeship and Training News
Patrick O'Donnell at The Indianapolis Star reports job training for young people in Indianapolis is taking on a very European look. Two growing Apprenticeship Programs, one German-inspired and a larger one that’s Swiss-inspired, have started in the City and its suburbs the last four years. Both pay high school and community college students to work more»

‘Unions 101’ From The U.S. Department Of Labor - ‘Good Information For Union Members To Share’ With Their Non-Union Friends

Published on Tuesday, October 11, 2022 in Labor News From Washington, D.C.
What is a Labor Union? Who has the legal right to organize? And who protects these rights? All good questions to ask, especially if you are a Non-Union Worker. The U.S. Department of Labor provides answers these questions and plenty more in a posting on its website. So, to get the facts about Unions, Workplace Organizing and the Federal Agencies that more»

Railroad Union - The Brotherhood of Maintenance of Way Employees Division, ‘Rejects Contract’ With Employers, ‘Raising Strike Concerns’

Published on Tuesday, October 11, 2022 in National Labor News
The Guardian reports the Nation’s third-largest Railroad Union has rejected a deal with employers, renewing the possibility of a Strike that could cripple the economy. However, The Guardian reports that both sides will return to the bargaining table before that happens. “Railroaders are discouraged and upset with working conditions and more»

LABOR NEWS UPDATE: Teamster Strikes Against Sysco Continue In Syracuse & Boston

Published on Tuesday, October 11, 2022 in New York State Labor News
(SYRACUSE, NEW YORK) – After more than six hours of talks, negotiations between the Teamsters and Sysco have broken down. As a result, more than 500 Teamsters-represented Workers in Syracuse and Plympton, Massachusetts are continuing their Strike against the company’s Unfair Labor Practices. Teamsters General President Sean O’Brien said: more»

Thousands Of Google's Cafeteria Workers Have 'Quietly Unionized During The Pandemic,' Washington Post Report Says

Published on Tuesday, October 11, 2022 in Organizing News From Across The U.S.A.
According to a new report in The Washington Post, since the start of the COVID-19 Pandemic, 4,000 people who work in Google’s cafeterias have joined Unions. The Post reports about 90% of total Food Services Workers at Google are now Unionized. And according to The Post, “the average Unionized Worker at a Google cafeteria makes $24 an hour, more»

‘Being Well-Trained Pays Off’ - Civil Service Employees Association Members Trained In Administering Narcan Saves Lives At Rockland Community College

Published on Monday, October 10, 2022 in New York State Labor News
(SUFFERN, NEW YORK) - The Public Safety Officers at Rockland Community College are here to help. Most days that consists of patrolling the 175-acre suburban college assisting students, responding to routine medical calls and providing a positive presence that allows everyone on campus to feel safe. However, the Officers are also trained to deal with more more»

Starbucks Workers United Organizer ‘Inspired By CSEA Family Ties’

Published on Monday, October 10, 2022 in Buffalo and Western New York Labor News
(BUFFALO, NEW YORK) - In August 2021, Michelle Eisen, a veteran Barista at the Starbucks on Elmwood Avenue in Buffalo, was asked by one of her Co-Workers to grab coffee. “(That) is obviously weird because we serve coffee all day,” she said. Eisen agreed to meet with the Co-Worker and wondered whether they wanted advice on how to move up in the more»