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A Daily Beast Exclusive: New York Times Staff ‘Demands More Pay While The Paper Offers Lunch Boxes’

Published on Friday, September 16, 2022 in New York City Labor News
Lachlan Cartwright at The Daily Beast reports around 1,300 fed-up New York Times Staffers say there is “a strong likelihood” they end up on Strike as they continue to turn the screws on management in an effort to secure a pay hike amid messy contract negotiations. To Directly Access This Labor News Report, Go To: more»

Union-Represented Workers Employed At The New School In New York City ‘March For Respect,’ Publicly Request Management ‘Bargain In Good Faith’

Published on Friday, September 16, 2022 in New York State Labor News
(NEW YORK CITY) – The Unionized New School Jazz Faculty held its Rally For Respect event earlier this week on Fifth Avenue in New York City to demand the school bargain in good faith for new contracts that provide fair wages, reliable health care, stronger job security and real curriculum input, among other issues. The New School Jazz Faculty were more»

LABOR NEWS UPDATE: National Rail Strike Averted After Marathon Talks Reach Tentative Deal With Unions Representing Engineers & Conductors, Called “An Important Win For Our Economy And The American People” By The White House

Published on Thursday, September 15, 2022 in Labor News From Washington, D.C.
Chris Isidore, Vanessa Yurkevich and Jeremy Diamond at CNN report that Labor Unions - representing more than 50,000 Engineers and Conductors, and management reached a tentative contract agreement early today (Thursday, September 15th) - averting a Freight Railroad Strike that had threatened to cripple U.S. supply chains and push prices higher for many more»

The States Of California & New York ‘Could Soon Change How Workers Everywhere Negotiate Salaries’

Published on Thursday, September 15, 2022 in National Labor News
Noah Bierman at The Los Angeles Times reports on Bills that are on the desks of the Governors of California and New York, both Democrats, which would require companies to post pay ranges on job advertisements. All Workers could be affected, The Times reports, but evidence suggests that more transparent pay practices are particularly helpful for Women and more»

Off-Air Content Staff At The PBS NewsHour Unionizes With SAG-AFTRA

Published on Thursday, September 15, 2022 in Organizing News From Across The U.S.A.
Deadline Labor Editor David Robb reports Off-Air Content Staff Members at the PBS NewsHour have Unionized with the Screen Actors Guild-American Federation of Television and Radio Artists (SAG-AFTRA). The On-Air Staffers long have been represented by the Union, but they now are joined by 69 Reporters, Producers, Editors, Production Assistants and others who more»

The State Of Illinois ‘Invests In Pre-Apprenticeship Programs To Prepare A More Diverse’ Union Workforce

Published on Thursday, September 15, 2022 in Apprenticeship and Training News
Lauren Victory with CBS Chicago reports on a new Pre-Apprenticeship effort in Illinois, where the aim is to prepare a more diverse Union Workforce. "This is really about focused, intentional learning and intentional curriculum that can prepare people for applying to the Building Trade and Apprenticeship Programs," one representative told Victory, which more»

LABOR NEWS UPDATE: The Biden Administration ‘Presses’ Unions, Railroads ‘To Avoid Shutdown’

Published on Wednesday, September 14, 2022 in Labor News From Washington, D.C.
David Shepardson and Lisa Baertlein at Reuters combine to report that the Biden Administration is urging railroads and Unions to reach a deal to avoid a railroad work stoppage, saying it would pose "an unacceptable outcome" to the U.S. economy that could cost $2 billion a day. The railroads and the Unions have until a minute after midnight on Friday to more»

Labor Shortages Bring Change With Pay & Benefits – ‘And, More Interest In Unions’

Published on Wednesday, September 14, 2022 in National Labor News
Nick Natario at KTRK-TV in Houston, Texas reports that labor shortages and the Coronavirus Pandemic are bringing better benefits for Workers, and enticing more to look into unions. To Directly Access This Labor News Story, Go To: https://abc13.com/quiet-quitting-paying-experience-union-pay-benefits/12201013/

New York City’s Billy Green Is New York State’s Teacher Of The Year

Published on Wednesday, September 14, 2022 in New York City Labor News
(NEW YORK CITY) - New York State United Teachers (NYSUT) is congratulating United Federation of Teachers (UFT) Member William “Billy” Green, a Master Chemistry Teacher in New York City, on being named the 2023 New York State Teacher of the Year by the State Board of Regents. A veteran of multiple city schools, current teacher at A. Philip more»

Governor Hochul Announces Expansion Of Virtual Career Center ‘To Connect More’ New Yorkers To Careers - ‘Free, State-Of-The-Art Resource’ From New York State Department Of Labor ‘Connects Job Seekers To More Than 250,000 Jobs’

Published on Wednesday, September 14, 2022 in New York State Labor News
(ALBANY, NEW YORK) - Governor Kathy Hochul has announced the expansion of the New York State Department of Labor’s (NYSDOL) Virtual Career Center, a cutting-edge on-line platform to help New Yorkers accelerate their career search. The Virtual Career Center uses robust artificial intelligence to match a job seeker's skills and experience with job more»

UA VIP Program ‘Provides Marine A Smooth Transition’ To Civilian Career

Published on Tuesday, September 13, 2022 in Apprenticeship and Training News
For U.S. Marine Sgt. Rachel Lablance, the United Association Veterans in Piping (VIP) Program set her up with a turn-key civilian career that made transitioning out of the military an easy process. “The UA VIP Program set me up with the skills and training I needed from day one from my transition out of the Marine Corps,” Lablance said. more»

National Rail Strike ‘Threatens to Slow’ U.S. Supply-Chain Recovery

Published on Tuesday, September 13, 2022 in Labor News From Washington, D.C.
Brendan Murray at Bloomberg News reports railroads and Labor Unions worked through the weekend to avoid a strike that could cost the world’s largest economy more than $2 billion a day. Few signs of progress have emerged and the companies are advising customers of potential service disruptions, ahead of a potential walkout later this week. The more»

LABOR NEWS UPDATE: A Tentative Deal Has Been Reached To End The Seattle Teachers Strike

Published on Tuesday, September 13, 2022 in National Labor News
Rebecca Boone and Gene Johnson at the Associated Press report the Seattle Education Association and Seattle’s Public Schools have reached a tentative contract agreement. Seattle Teachers went on Strike last week over pay and classroom support. On Monday, the School District had cancelled classes for today (Tuesday, September 13th), the fifth school more»

Workers At Mobi, Hawaii's Largest Regional Wireless Company, ‘Go Union’ With The CWA

Published on Tuesday, September 13, 2022 in Organizing News From Across The U.S.A.
(HONOLULU, HAWAII) - Workers at Mobi, Hawaii's largest Regional Wireless Company, have formed a union with the Communications Workers of America (CWA) The company has voluntarily recognized their Workers’ Union, which is a monumental step forward for an industry overrun with Union-Busting and retaliation, CWA Officials said. The Mobi Workers Union more»

The State Of California 'Is On The Brink Of Enacting The First Significant Law To Combat International Labor Recruitment Abuses & Protect’ 300,000 Temporary Migrant Workers, ‘But Will Governor Newsom Sign The Bill?’

Published on Monday, September 12, 2022 in National Labor News
(THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA) - There are at least 310,500 Migrant Workers in the State of California - employed through Temporary Work Visa Programs, making it the largest host State. However, these temporary Migrant Workers are vulnerable to abuses of labor recruiters that connect Workers to jobs in the United States. The abuses of labor recruiters have more»

The U.S. Department Of Labor Joins With The Lehigh Career & Technical Institute & The Pennsylvania OSHA Consultation ‘To Protect’ Warehousing & Storage Workers - Two-Year Alliance ‘Aims To Reduce, Prevent Exposure To Workplace Hazards’

Published on Monday, September 12, 2022 in Labor News From Washington, D.C.
(WASHINGTON, D.C.) – The U.S. Department of Labor (USDOL) has announced it has joined with the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (OSHA) Allentown, Pennsylvania Area Office, the Wage and Hour Division’s Philadelphia and Wilkes-Barre District Offices, the Lehigh Career and Technical Institute in Schnecksville and the more»

New York Lawmakers & Advocates Say A Minimum Wage Hike ‘Is Needed’

Published on Monday, September 12, 2022 in New York State Labor News
Nick Reisman at Spectrum News in Albany reports State Lawmakers and advocates who support an increase in New York's Minimum Wage are making a renewed push for the measure amid rising costs, a tight labor market and a recognition of labor's contributions as the Summer ends. To Directly Access This Labor News Report, Go To: more»

U.S. Secretary Of Labor Marty Walsh, National AFL-CIO Secretary-Treasurer Fred Redmond & NYS Labor Commissioner Roberta Reardon Lead New York City’s Annual Labor Day Parade - Which Celebrated Its 140th Anniversary

Published on Monday, September 12, 2022 in New York City Labor News
(NEW YORK CITY) – Over the weekend (on Saturday, September 10th), the New York City Labor Day Parade and March returned to Fifth Avenue for the first time since 2019. Tens of thousands of Workers representing more than 200 Unions and Constituency Groups came together in a powerful show of Labor Solidarity on the 140th Anniversary of the first Labor more»

1199 SEIU-Represented Nursing Home Workers Employed At Elderwood At Lockport, Elderwood At Williamsville, Gowanda Nursing & Rehabilitation And At The Newfane Rehabilitation & Nursing Center Ratify New Contract Agreements

Published on Monday, September 12, 2022 in Buffalo and Western New York Labor News
(BUFFALO, NEW YORK) - Nearly 350 Nursing Home Workers employed at four Western New York area for-profit facilities have overwhelmingly ratified new multi-year contracts, while Union Workers employed at two other area facilities have authorized five-day strikes in their continued fight for a fair contract, 1199 Service Employees International Union (SEIU) more»

6,000 Seattle Teachers On Strike Over ‘High’ Teacher-Student Ratios, ‘Low Pay In A High-Cost’ City & ‘Too Few’ Nurses & Counselors

Published on Sunday, September 11, 2022 in National Labor News
Mark Gruenberg at People’s World reports on striking Seattle Education Association Members, who are upset over high Teacher-student ratios, low pay in a high-cost City and too few School Nurses and Counselors. To Directly Access This Labor News Story, Go To: www.peoplesworld.org/article/seattle-school-bosses-force-6000-teachers-staff-to-strike/ more»

Colorado State Public Defender Workers Look To ‘Go Union’ With The Communications Workers Of America ‘Over High Workloads & Low Staff Pay’

Published on Sunday, September 11, 2022 in Organizing News From Across The U.S.A.
(DENVER, COLORADO) - The Defenders Union of Colorado have launched an effort as part of Communications Workers of America (CWA) Local 7799 to represent Employees at the Office of the Colorado State Public Defender. The Workers - including Attorneys, Paralegals, Investigators, Social Workers, and Administrative Staff - describe a broken system where more»

A Labor Perspective From National AFL-CIO President Liz Shuler: Once 'Essential,' Then ‘Expendable,’ American Workers ‘Are Transforming’ The Economy

Published on Sunday, September 11, 2022 in Labor News From Washington, D.C.
In just one second, Amazon’s Executive Chairman Jeff Bezos makes nearly $2,500. That’s four times the weekly pay of an Amazon Delivery or Warehouse Worker toiling in the sweltering Summer heat. Last year alone $6.5 trillion flowed from the bottom 90% of wage earners to the top 1%. That means the Janitor who cleans our child’s school, more»

Via MOXY, The Voice Of Women In Infrastructure - HVAC Tech Laura Grant Says: “If I Can Do It, So Can The Next Woman”

Published on Sunday, September 11, 2022 in Apprenticeship and Training News
TheMOXYVoice.com Molly Loonam reports on Laura Grant, who was looking for a new career opportunity when she discovered heating, refrigeration, and air conditioning. Now with five years in the industry under her belt, Grant says the rewards of working in the Skilled Trades are priceless - and a great opportunity for Women. “The world needs more Women more»

LaborPress Sits Down With Dominick Spagnolo, A TWU Signal Maintainer & Union Rep on His 9/11 Experience: “It Wasn’t A Rescue, It Was A Recovery.”

Published on Sunday, September 11, 2022 in New York City Labor News
Silver Krieger at LaborPress sits down with Transit Worker Dominick Spagnolo, a Signal Maintainer and Union Rep, who was at Ground Zero the day after the September 11th, 2011 attack. Tragically, he says: “At that point it wasn’t a rescue, it was a recovery.” Like many of his colleagues, he feels that the recognition awarded to other more»

The New York Post Reports Transit Workers 'Ignored' By The 9/11 Museum Are 'Angry'

Published on Sunday, September 11, 2022 in New York State Labor News
Angela Barbuti at The New York Post reports that Transit Workers represented by Transit Workers Union Local 100 who contributed as First Responders at Ground Zero are being ignored by the 9/11 Museum. To Read This Labor News Story, Go To: https://nypost.com/2022/09/10/transit-workers-ignored-by-9-11-museum-are-livid/ Photo Courtesy Of The Viator Web Site more»

“Acid In The Wound” - ‘Angry’ Buffalo Public School Teachers Hold City-Wide Picket As Their Union Files Improper Practice Charges Against The School District For Asking Educators To Agree To A MOU Involving Transportation Bell-Time

Published on Sunday, September 11, 2022 in Buffalo and Western New York Labor News
WNYLaborToday.com Editor’s Note: Buffalo Teachers Federation (BTF)-represented Public School Teachers participated in a city-wide picket held early Friday (September 9th) over the lack of a new contract. (Photos Courtesy of the BTF’s Melissa Kenney) (BUFFALO, NEW YORK) – Buffalo Teachers Federation (BTF)-represented Educators more»

'One Of The Largest Nurses’ Strikes In U.S. History Is Brewing' In Minnesota

Published on Friday, September 9, 2022 in National Labor News
Jacobin reports on the Minnesota Nurses Association, which is prepared to launch what the Union claims is one of the largest Nurses’ strikes in U.S. History. After a Summer of stalled contract negotiations, 15,000 Nurses in the Twin Cities area have overwhelmingly authorized a Strike, sending an ultimatum to the seven corporate health care systems more»

And… ‘One Of The Biggest Strikes In U.S. History Is Brewing At UPS’

Published on Friday, September 9, 2022 in Labor News From Washington, D.C.
CNN reports on the Teamsters upcoming national contract negotiations with UPS. The current contract runs until the end of July, 2023 - but, already, even before talks have started, labor experts are predicting Drivers and Package Handlers will go on Strike. "The question is how long it will be," Todd Vachon, a Professor of Labor Relations at Rutgers more»

In New York City, Labor Activists Take Their ‘Union Fight’ To Jeff Bezos' & Howard Schultz's Homes - Demand Amazon & Starbucks ‘Halt’ Union Busting Tactics

Published on Friday, September 9, 2022 in New York City Labor News
Irina Ivanova at CBS News reports on Union supporters sending a personal message to Amazon Founder Jeff Bezos and Starbucks interim CEO Howard Schultz as activists took their fight to unite Workers at the companies to the executives' New York City homes. Labor Organizers used the opportunity to demand Amazon and Starbucks halt what they described as Union more»

Nursing Home Workers ‘Raise Concerns About The Implementation’ Of New York's Staffing Law, Say ‘Proposed Regulations & Misguided Industry Pushback Are Obstacles’

Published on Friday, September 9, 2022 in New York State Labor News
(ALBANY, NEW YORK) – 1199 Service Employees International Union (SEIU), the largest Union of Health Care Workers in the country, has serious concerns about implementing New York's Nursing Home Staffing Law. For two years, the public praised Nursing Home Workers and low wage Caregivers as the heroes of the COVID Pandemic - yet, they are being driven more»

Where Does Your State Rank? New Index Ranks ‘Best & Worst’ States For Workers - Researchers Looked At More Than Two Dozen Types Of Policies In All 50 States As Part Of Their Analysis

Published on Thursday, September 8, 2022 in National Labor News
Molly Bolan at www.route-fifty.com reports on a new OXFAM Report that ranks the best and worst states for Workers. Where does your State rank? To Find Out, Go To: www.route-fifty.com/management/2022/09/new-index-ranks-best-and-worst-states-workers/376721/

Rail Workers ‘Reject’ Contract Recommendations, Say They're ‘Ready To Strike’

Published on Thursday, September 8, 2022 in Labor News From Washington, D.C.
Joe DeManuelle-Hall at LaborNotes provides an update on the country’s Railroad Unions as they continue their slow creep along the path to a settlement - or strike - in contract negotiations covering 115,000 Workers. To Directly Access This Labor News Report, Go To: more»

City & State’s New York City Unveils Its Labor Power 100 List - The Leaders ‘Behind A Revitalized Labor Movement’ In The City

Published on Thursday, September 8, 2022 in New York City Labor News
City & State’s New York City Labor Power 100 - written by Asar John - features the Labor Leaders, City Officials, Immigrant Advocates and other allies who are building momentum as they stand up for Workers of all kinds. And in contrast with City & State’s State Labor Power 100, this list highlights individuals whose efforts are largely more»

NYSNA-Represented Nurses Rally Outside The Westchester Medical Center, ‘Demand Safe Staffing & A Fair Contract’

Published on Thursday, September 8, 2022 in New York State Labor News
(VALHALLA, NEW YORK) -  More than 100 New York State Nurses Association (NYSNA)-represented Nurses employed at the Westchester Medical Center rallied in front of the hospital to call attention to unsafe working conditions at the facility, which they say is a result of understaffing. The Nurses (Pictured Above/Photo Courtesy of NYSNA’s Facebook more»

Flight Paramedics & Other First Responders ‘Go Union’ With AFSCME

Published on Thursday, September 8, 2022 in Organizing News From Across The U.S.A.
(GAINESVILLE, FLORIDA) – First Responders at the University of Florida (UF) Health Shands Hospital have voted unanimously to form a Union with American Federation of State, County & Municipal Employees (AFSCME) Florida Council 79. This Unit includes 84 Flight Paramedics, Ground Paramedics, EMTs and Dispatchers. The Flight Paramedics work on more»

The White House Is ‘Redoubling Its Efforts’ for Apprenticeships

Published on Thursday, September 8, 2022 in Apprenticeship and Training News
Rebecca Rainey at Bloomberg Law reports the Biden Administration wants to create 460 new Registered Apprenticeship Programs and get more than 10,000 of those trained Workers hired over the next year as part of its latest effort to expand the U.S. Department of Labor’s Job Training Model. To Directly Access This Apprenticeship And Training Labor News more»

“We Want To Let Our Customers Know What Starbucks Is Doing To Us And We Want Them To Have Our Back.” - After Starbucks ‘Fires More Than 10’ Union Leaders In Buffalo, Baristas ‘Respond With City-Wide’ Informational Picket

Published on Wednesday, September 7, 2022 in Buffalo and Western New York Labor News
(BUFFALO, NEW YORK) – After Starbucks fired more than 10 area Union Leaders in alleged retaliation for their Union Organizing efforts, Starbucks Workers joined with their Labor and community allies on Tuesday (September 6th) to picket the National Coffee Chain’s 20 stores across the region in order to publicly denounce Starbucks’ more»

Unions: “No Stock Buybacks In Aviation Until Problems Are Fixed” - Aviation Workers Launch Public Campaign ‘Demanding Airlines Fix Operational Issues & Invest In People’

Published on Wednesday, September 7, 2022 in Labor News From Washington, D.C.
(WASHINGTON, D.C.) - The Association of Flight Attendants-Communications Workers of America (AFA-CWA), the Air Line Pilots Association (ALPA), the Association of Professional Flight Attendants (APFA), the CWA, the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAMAW), the International Brotherhood of Teamsters (IBT), the Transport Workers more»

“Together, With Our (12.5 Million) Members, We Will Bring Our Strength To Their Fights, Including Working To Organize (5,400) Minor League Players” - The MLBPA Joins The National AFL-CIO ‘With A Goal Of Helping Strengthen The Labor Movement’

Published on Wednesday, September 7, 2022 in National Labor News
(WASHINGTON, D.C.) - The Major League Baseball Players Association (MLBPA) has announced it is formally affiliating with the National AFL-CIO - with a goal of supporting the efforts and strengthening the voice of the National Labor Movement. “The MLBPA has a proud, fifty-six-year history of success rooted in unity and a highly engaged more»

A Labor Day Leftover: ‘What Else Are American Workers Up To?’

Published on Tuesday, September 6, 2022 in National Labor News
Alina Selyukh and Andrea Hsu of National Public Radio provide a snapshot of what's happening with American Workers: Jobs are growing and Workers are still quitting; It's not just about the money, it's about Worker well-being; The biggest American brands are getting their first Unions; A Union is about collective bargaining, but getting there is arduous; and more»

President Biden Formalizes Average 4.6% Pay Raise Plan For Civilian Federal Workers In 2023

Published on Tuesday, September 6, 2022 in Labor News From Washington, D.C.
Erich Wagner of NextGov.com reports on President Biden formalizing his plan to provide Civilian Federal Workers with an average 4.6% 2023 pay increase in a letter he has sent to Congressional Leaders. “President Biden’s plan to provide an average (4.6%) raise for Federal Employees in 2023 would be the largest in twenty years and go a long way more»

Amazon ‘Loses Bid To Overturn Union’s Historic Win’ In New York

Published on Tuesday, September 6, 2022 in New York City Labor News
Sharon Zhang at Truthout reports a Federal Labor Official has rejected Amazon’s bid to overturn a Union Election in Staten Island, New York that saw the formation of the first-ever Union at the company earlier this year. To Directly Access This Labor News Report, Go To: more»

1199 SEIU-Represented Hospital Workers Rally Over Staffing Shortage At Columbia Memorial Health In Hudson, Workers Call On The Administration To ‘Raise Wages In Order To Retain Staff & Recruit New Employees’

Published on Tuesday, September 6, 2022 in New York State Labor News
Ted Remsnyder at Columbia-Greene Media reports on Union-represented Caregivers who are employed a Columbia Memorial Health in Hudson, who rallied late last week outside the Street Park facility to call public attention to its lack of staffing. The hospital has 328 job openings, according to 1199 Service Employees International Union (SEIU) United more»

Union Apprenticeship Training Is ‘Opening Career Doors’ In Central Illinois

Published on Tuesday, September 6, 2022 in Apprenticeship and Training News
Mike Matejka at Pantagraph.com reports on Union Apprenticeship training opportunities that are opening career doors in Central Illinois, where local Construction Unions are looking for qualified applicants to eventually work on a number of area projects, ranging from wind farms to State and Federal Highway Projects. To Directly Access This Apprenticeship more»

“We Talked To Other Sysco Workers Around The Country Through Social Media And Started Hearing How (They) Were Doing Better. The Only Difference Was That They Were Union.” - Drivers At SYSCO Louisville Vote To Join The Teamsters

Published on Tuesday, September 6, 2022 in Organizing News From Across The U.S.A.
(LOUISVILLE, KENTUCKY) – More than 100 Drivers employed at Sysco Louisville have voted overwhelmingly, by a nearly 3-to-1 margin, to join Teamsters Local 89 in Louisville, Kentucky. The Workers are seeking increased pay, better benefits, improved safety and fair work rules, Union Officials said. “(Local 89) put a lot of work into helping the more»

1199 SEIU-Represented Caregivers At Mount St. Mary’s Hospital In Niagara County ‘Overwhelmingly’ Ratify A New Four-Year Contract

Published on Tuesday, September 6, 2022 in Buffalo and Western New York Labor News
(LEWISTON, NEW YORK) - Three separate Bargaining Units represented by 1199 Service Employees International Union (SEIU) United Healthcare Workers East have voted overwhelmingly to ratify a new four-year agreement with Mount St. Mary’s Hospital in Lewiston, Union Officials announced. The more than 350 Union-represented Health Care Workers at the more»

‘Raindrops Don’t Dampen The Spirits’ Of Local Unionists, ‘Despite The Cancellation’ Of The 2022 Buffalo Labor Day Parade Due To Heavy Rain

Published on Monday, September 5, 2022 in Buffalo and Western New York Labor News
(BUFFALO, NEW YORK) - A string of annual warm and sunny Labor Days was broken Monday (September 5th), but that didn’t dampen the spirits of hundreds of area Unionists who made the best of the situation after heavy rain forced the cancellation of the 2022 Buffalo Labor Day Parade in South Buffalo. Instead, area Unions, their Leadership and Members more»

Ahead Of Labor Day, The National AFL-CIO Launches The ‘Largest Organizing Drive In History’ To Mobilize Workers For The Mid-Term Elections - More Than 100,000 Volunteers To Engage Millions Of Working People In One-On-One Conversations

Published on Sunday, September 4, 2022 in Labor News From Washington, D.C.
(WASHINGTON, D.C.) - The National AFL-CIO has kicked off a massive voter mobilization to elect Pro-Worker candidates in November, aiming to empower Working People to make the difference in scores of close races around the country. The 2022 mobilization kicks into high gear at a time when labor Unions enjoy their highest approval rating in more than five more»

A Labor Day Message From New York City AFL-CIO Central Labor Council President Vincent Alvarez

Published on Sunday, September 4, 2022 in New York City Labor News
This year, the New York City Labor Movement will come together on Fifth Avenue for the first time since 2019, bringing back our annual Labor Day Parade with a spectacular show of solidarity and pride. And we'll do so on the 140th Anniversary of the first Labor Day Parade to ever take place in the United States, when more than 10,000 Workers marched from more»

‘Labor Day Is Labor’s Day’ - A Message From United University Professions & Its President, Fred Kowal

Published on Sunday, September 4, 2022 in New York State Labor News
Samuel Gompers eloquently summed up the importance of Labor Day to Unions - and to all American workers - more than a century ago. Gompers, the Labor Icon who founded and led the American Federation of Labor for from 1886 through 1926, described Labor Day as “the day for which the toilers in past centuries looked forward, when their rights and their more»