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WNY Labor Successful In Its Fight To Keep NLRB’s Regional Designation In Buffalo

Published on Friday, November 7, 2014 in Buffalo and Western New York Labor News
(BUFFALO) – With a Big Assist From U.S. Senator Charles Schumer, Western New York Labor Has Been Successful in its Fight to Keep the National Labor Relations Board’s (NLRB) Regional Office in Buffalo, it Was Announced Friday (November 7th). Assisting in the New York State AFL-CIO-Led Campaign, the Western New York AFL-CIO Area Labor Federation more»

Yeah, You Read That Number Correctly - Bay Area Tech Company In California Busted For Paying Workers $1.21 An Hour

Published on Tuesday, October 28, 2014 in Buffalo and Western New York Labor News
Yeah, You Read That Number Correctly - One Dollar and Twenty-One Cents an Hour. From NBC's Bay Area Affiliate: The Labor Department said Eight Employees of Fremont (California)-Based Electronics For Imaging (EFI) Were Flown in From India and Worked 120 Hour Weeks to Help With the Installation of Computers at the Company's Headquarters. The Employees more»

Food Service Workers At Boston’s Emerson College ‘Go Union’ With UNITE HERE

Published on Monday, October 13, 2014 in Buffalo and Western New York Labor News
(BOSTON) - After Nine Months of Organizing Supported by Students in Emerson P.R.I.D.E. (Progressives and Radicals in Defense of Employees), 100 Food Service Workers at Emerson College in Boston Have Won Union Recognition With UNITE HERE Local 26. The Sodexo Food Service Workers Joined UNITE HERE Local 26 Following an Overwhelming Vote in Favor of more»

Contract Negotiations Set To Resume On October 15th Between Striking RHI Monofrax Workers Represented By The IAM & SEIU In The Southern Tier

Published on Sunday, October 5, 2014 in Buffalo and Western New York Labor News
(FALCONER) – New Contract Negotiations are Set to Resume On October 15th Between Striking RHI Monofrax Workers, Who are Represented by the International Association of Machinists & Aerospace Workers (IAMAW) and the Service Employees International Union (SEIU) Local 266-F in the Southern Tier Town of Falconer, IAMAW Business Representative Pete more»

While WNYLaborToday.com Is Taking A Short Break… Check Out This New York City-Based Labor News Site: www.laborpress.org

Published on Wednesday, September 17, 2014 in Buffalo and Western New York Labor News
WNYLaborToday.com Will Go Dormant for a Two-Week Period, Starting in Mid-September. We Apologize for Any Inconvenience. Your On-Line Labor Newspaper Will be Back Up and Running in Early October, But While We’re Gone, Visit www.laborpress.org... It’s a New York City-Based Labor News Web Site That Provides a Variety of Labor News Coverage. You more»

Non-Represented Employees At Five Planned Parenthood Clinics Across Central New York Get Ready To Vote To ‘Go Union’ With The CWA On September 25th

Published on Monday, September 15, 2014 in Buffalo and Western New York Labor News
(CENTRAL NEW YORK) – Management Overseeing Five Central New York Planned Parenthood Clinics Has Relented and Will Now Allow More Than 60 of Their Employees Who Want Unionization to Participate in a Vote That Will be Held On September 25th, Communications Workers of America (CWA) Representatives Tell WNYLaborToday.com. The Planned Parenthood Workers - more»

1199 SEIU-Represented Health Care Workers At Brooks Memorial Hospital In The Southern Tier City Of Dunkirk Ratify New Three-Year Contract

Published on Friday, September 12, 2014 in Buffalo and Western New York Labor News
(DUNKIRK) – 1199 Service Employees International Union (SEIU) Healthcare Workers East-Represented Workers at Brooks Memorial Hospital in Dunkirk Have Ratified a New, Three-Year Contract That Maintains Quality Care and Good Jobs for This Southern Tier Community, Union Officials Announced This Week. 1199 SEIU Represents 170 Workers Who are Employed at more»

Chautauqua County Labor Festival Honors NYSUT’s Valerie Hagglund With The Prestigious 2014 George Ritzer Memorial Labor Award

Published on Thursday, September 4, 2014 in Buffalo and Western New York Labor News
WNYLaborToday.com Editor’s Note: Pictured Above (Photo Courtesy of Jamestown AFL-CIO President David Wilkinson) – From Left to Right: 2014 George Ritzer Memorial Labor Award Winner and New York State United Teachers (NYSUT) Representative Valerie Hagglund, Jamestown Councilman and Jamestown AFL-CIO Labor Council Board Member George Spitale more»

SEIU President Mary Kay Henry: The ‘True Meaning’ Of Labor Day For America’s Workers Is That’s It’s Reminder Of The Struggles Won & Those That Lie Ahead

Published on Sunday, August 31, 2014 in Buffalo and Western New York Labor News
WNYLaborToday.com Editor’s Note: Mary Kay Henry (Pictured Above) is the International President of Service Employees International Union (SEIU). You Can Access Her Labor Day Message Directly at: http://www.thenation.com/article/181426/true-meaning-labor-day# To Many Americans, Labor Day’s Become An Important Way to Send Off the Slower Pace more»

Tentative Three-Year Contract Agreement Reached Between 1199 SEIU & Brooks Memorial Hospital in Dunkirk That Impacts 170 Medical Facility Employees

Published on Wednesday, August 27, 2014 in Buffalo and Western New York Labor News
(DUNKIRK) – A Tentative Contract Agreement Has Been Reached Between Brooks Memorial Hospital Management in Dunkirk and 1199 Service Employees International Union (SEIU) Healthcare Workers East That Impacts 170 Workers Who are Employed at the Southern Tier Medical Facility, 1199 SEIU Officials Announced Tuesday (Tuesday, August 26th). Brooks Memorial more»

Teamsters Local 264 Members Overwhelmingly Ratify Contracts At Stroehmann & Grocery Haulers Incorporated In The Southern Tier

Published on Friday, August 22, 2014 in Buffalo and Western New York Labor News
(OLEAN) – Teamsters Local 264 Members At Stroehmann Bakeries and Grocery Haulers Incorporated (GHI) in the Cattaraugus County City of Olean Have Voted Overwhelmingly to Ratify Contracts That Provide for Significant Workplace Improvements, Union Officials Announced Thursday (August 21st). Fifteen Route Sales Drivers and Garage Mechanics at Stroehmann more»

Former IBEW Local 106 President Donald Emhardt Honored At 21st Annual United Way Of Southern Chautauqua County’s ‘Salute To Labor’ Awards Dinner

Published on Monday, August 11, 2014 in Buffalo and Western New York Labor News
WNYLaborToday.com Editor’s Note: The United Way of Southern Chautauqua County’s 21st Annual Salute to Labor Awards Dinner Honored Former and Retired International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) Local 106 President Donald Emhardt With its Joseph H. Mason Community Service Award Late Last Week. Pictured Above With Emhardt are Several more»

UFCW Local 75 Members In Ohio Approve New Contract With Kroger Grocery Stores That Merges Workers From Cincinnati & Dayton Into One Strong Unit.

Published on Friday, August 8, 2014 in Buffalo and Western New York Labor News
(CINCINNATI/DAYTON, OHIO) – United Food & Commercial Workers (UFCW) Local 75 Members Who are Employed by Cincinnati and Dayton, Ohio’s Kroger Stores Have Voted to Ratify a New Collective Bargaining Agreement, the Union Has Announced. Union Officials say Through the Hard Work of the UFCW Members of the Cincinnati and Dayton Bargaining more»

1199 SEIU-Represented Health Care Workers Hit The Picket Line Today Outside Dunkirk’s Brooks Memorial Hospital

Published on Thursday, August 7, 2014 in Buffalo and Western New York Labor News
(DUNKIRK) – 1199 Service Employees International Union (SEIU)-Represented Health Care Workers Will Hold an Informational Picket This Afternoon (Thursday, August 7th) Outside Brooks Memorial Hospital in Dunkirk to Draw Public Attention to Hospital Management’s Contract Proposals, Which Union-Represented Workers say are “Unacceptable” more»

Some Thought-Provoking Information Found On The Social Network Facebook

Published on Monday, August 4, 2014 in Buffalo and Western New York Labor News
WNYLaborToday.com Editor’s Note: While Perusing the Social Network Facebook, Your On-Line Labor Newspaper Ran Across the Following Thought-Provoking Information That We’d Like to Share With Our Many Viewers/Readers:

Frustrated Over Little Progress Being Made In Contract Talks, 1199 SEIU-Represented Health Care Workers Plan To Picket Dunkirk’s Brooks Memorial Hospital On August 7th

Published on Friday, August 1, 2014 in Buffalo and Western New York Labor News
(DUNKIRK) - Frustrated Over Little Progress Being Made in Negotiating a New Contract, 1199 Service Employees International Union (SEIU)-Represented Workers at Brooks Memorial Hospital in Dunkirk Have Delivered a 10-Day Notice of Picket to Hospital Management, Union Officials Announced Today (August 1st). Contract Talks Began in Early March, But Have Made more»

Fed Up, Non-Represented Employees At Five Planned Parenthood Clinics In Central New York Spearhead Effort To ‘Go Union’

Published on Wednesday, July 23, 2014 in Buffalo and Western New York Labor News
(CENTRAL NEW YORK) – When Non-Represented Workers Employed in a Non-Union Workplace Take the Initiative to Get More Than Enough Signed Cards to Have a Union, You Know it’s Seriously Needed. And That’s What’s Happening Right Now With More Than 60 Health Care Workers Who are Employed by Planned Parenthood at Five Central New York more»

Thousands Of New York City-Area 1199 SEIU Members Picket Outside Mount Sinai Hospital In Manhattan To Preserve Good Jobs & Quality Health Care

Published on Thursday, June 19, 2014 in Buffalo and Western New York Labor News
(NEW YORK CITY) - Hundreds of 1199 Service Employees International Union (SEIU) Healthcare Workers East Members Held an Informational Picket Outside Mount Sinai Hospital in Manhattan Wednesday (June 18th), Joining Thousands of Their Union Brothers and Sisters - Who Also Held Similar Pickets at More Than 100 New York City-Area Hospitals, Nursing Homes and more»

Strong Community Backing & Major Union-Led Rally Credited With Bringing About Fair ConAgra Worker Severance Package In Dunkirk-Fredonia Area

Published on Saturday, June 7, 2014 in Buffalo and Western New York Labor News
(FREDONIA) - Service Employees International Union (SEIU) Local 266/National Conference of Firemen and Oilers (NCFO) Announced Late This Week the Union Has Reached Agreement With ConAgra Foods After Two Days of Bargaining Over the Impact of the Scheduled Closing of the Company’s Local Carriage House Facilities by the End of This Year. In What Can more»

Unions Spearhead Major Fredonia Rally – Want ConAgra Foods To Maintain Portion Of Its Operations In Northern Chautauqua County Community & Provide Fair/Decent Severance Packages To Workers

Published on Thursday, May 29, 2014 in Buffalo and Western New York Labor News
WNYLaborToday.com Editor's Note: Photos Courtesy of the Western New York Area AFL-CIO Labor Federation. (FREDONIA) – Local Business and Community Leaders Were Expected to Join With Union Members During a Rally Held Today (Thursday, May 29th) in Fredonia Where ConAgra Foods Will Be Publicly Asked to Maintain a Portion of its Operations in Northern more»

Picketing Scheduled For Friday After Contract Talks Stall Between 1199 SEIU-Represented Workers & Management At Absolut Nursing Home In The Southern Tier

Published on Tuesday, May 20, 2014 in Buffalo and Western New York Labor News
(SALAMANCA) - This Friday (May 23rd), Health Care Workers Represented 1199 Service Employees International Union (SEIU) Healthcare Workers East and Employed at 11 Absolut Care Nursing Homes Across Western New York and the Southern Tier Will Participate in an Informational Picket at the Absolut Care Facility in Salamanca, Union Officials Announced. The more»

Via ibew.org: What The GOP’s Doing For You - Spanish Train-Maker Talgo Leaving Because Of Republican Governor Walker’s Rejection of Federal Stimulus Money

Published on Tuesday, May 6, 2014 in Buffalo and Western New York Labor News
(MILWAUKEE, WISCONSIN) - Sad News Out of Milwaukee: Spanish Train-Maker Talgo is Vacating its Factory in the City, Four Years After Republican Governor Scott Walker Rejected Millions in Federal Stimulus Money to Create a Milwaukee-to-Madison Commuter Line. The Funding, Which Was Part of the 2009 American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, Was Meant to Create more»

New Contract Overwhelmingly Approved By New York State Nurses Association-Represented Nurses At Olean General Hospital

Published on Monday, April 21, 2014 in Buffalo and Western New York Labor News
(OLEAN) – After 17 Months of Difficult Negotiations With Management, a New Four-Year Contract Impacting 230 New York State Nurses Association (NYSNA)-Represented Nurses at Olean General Hospital (OGH) in the Southern Tier Has Been Overwhelmingly Approved. The Agreement, Which is Retroactive from January 31st, 2013 and Runs Until January 31st, 21018 more»

The New York State United Teachers Union Blasts 'Irresponsible' Regents Message On 'Opt Out'

Published on Saturday, March 15, 2014 in Buffalo and Western New York Labor News
(ALBANY) - New York State United Teachers (NYSUT) Union This Week Criticized the Regents for Failing to Act to Protect Students from Educationally Unsound "Sit-and-Stare" Testing Policies Adopted by a Number of School Districts, Saying the Regents' Silence Sends an “Irresponsible Message” and Unacceptably Puts Children "Inside the Crossfire of more»

A Very Important Read For Labor Unions, Union Leadership & Their Members: Meet The ‘New Kochs’ -The Devos Clan's Plan To Defund The Left. They Beat Big Labor In Its Own Backyard. Next Up: Your State?

Published on Friday, March 7, 2014 in Buffalo and Western New York Labor News
(MICHIGAN) - In the Pre-Dawn Twilight of December 4th, 2012, Randy Richardville - the Republican Majority Leader of the Michigan Senate, Called an Old Friend to Deliver Some Grim News. Richardville's Two-Hour Commute to the State Capitol in Lansing Gave Him Plenty of Time to Check in With Friends, Staff and Colleagues, Who Were Accustomed to His Early more»

Union Entertainment News: 'Slates For Sarah' Honors Lost Union Member’s Life, Calls For Movie Set Safety & Here’s The Score: The AFM Makes Movie Music Soar

Published on Thursday, March 6, 2014 in Buffalo and Western New York Labor News
(JESUP, GEORGIA) - On February 20th, Sarah Jones - Who Was Working as 2nd Assistant Camera on the Film Midnight Rider in Jesup, Georgia - Died on a Train Trestle at the Age Of 27. Several Other Crew Members Were Injured, Some Severely, as well. Her Friends and Supporters Have Set Up a Facebook Page, Slates For Sarah, to Honor Her Life and to Raise Awareness more»

Via www.syracuse.com: Union Demands Workers At Hancock Airport In Syracuse Get First Shot At Jobs With New Concessionaire

Published on Friday, February 28, 2014 in Buffalo and Western New York Labor News
(SYRACUSE) - The Union Representing Workers at Syracuse Hancock International Airport's Food and Retail Shops is Demanding its Members be Given First Dibs on Their Jobs When a New Airport Concessionaire Takes Over in April. Unite Here! Local 150 President Ann Marie Taliercio said New York City-Based Creative Food Group is Refusing to Give "First more»

UFCW Applauds Retailer Gap’s Decision To Raise Wages For Its Workers

Published on Saturday, February 22, 2014 in Buffalo and Western New York Labor News
(WASHINGTON, D.C.) - United Food & Commercial Workers International Union (UFCW) President Joe Hansen is Applauding the Decision Made by the Retailer – The Gap - This Week, Which Announced it Will Raise its Employees Hourly Wages, and Used the Opportunity to Challenge Big Box Retailer Walmart to Do the Same. In A Statement Released by the UFCW, more»

$4 Billion Power Project Built By Non-Union Labor Falls Behind Schedule – Decision Made To Turn To Union Labor To Meet Deadline

Published on Tuesday, February 4, 2014 in Buffalo and Western New York Labor News
(KEMPER COUNTY, MISSISSIPPI) - In the State of Mississippi, a Dying Power Plant Construction Project is Being Given New Life as Developers Turn to Union Halls for Help. Mississippi Power’s New 582-Megawatt Project in Kemper County Had Faced Serious Logistical Struggles When Non-Union Contractors Fell Behind on the $4 Billion Utility Build. So in more»

Minnesota Charter School Votes To Unionize, Making The German Immersion School In St. Paul The State’s ‘Only’ Unionized Charter School

Published on Sunday, January 19, 2014 in Buffalo and Western New York Labor News
(ST. PAUL, MINNESOTA) - Education Minnesota Scored a Rare Win in the Charter-School Sector Last Week When 25 Teachers at a German Immersion School in St. Paul Gave 80% Support to Forming a Union, Making It the Sole Unionized Charter School in the State. Charter Schools Have Been an Elusive Target For the Statewide Teacher Organization, Despite Its Almost more»

Via The Huffington Post: Employers Won't Have To Tell Workers Their Labor Rights After All

Published on Thursday, January 9, 2014 in Buffalo and Western New York Labor News
(WASHINGTON) - A Surprisingly Controversial Rule That Would Have Required Businesses to Hang Posters in the Workplace Spelling Out U.S. Workers' Labor Rights Will No Longer Go Into Effect, HuffPost Has Learned. The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB), the Agency Responsible For Enforcing Labor Law on Unions and Companies, Had Until Late Last Week to more»

WNYLaborToday.com Labor Perspective: Organized Labor’s Year-End Victory In Saving NRG Power Plant In Dunkirk Sets Positive Tone For 2014

Published on Sunday, January 5, 2014 in Buffalo and Western New York Labor News
(CHAUTAUQUA COUNTY) - It Was Friday, December 13th and Chautauqua County Labor Leader David Wilkinson Was Sitting In His Plow Truck, Trying to Begin to Push Out the Massive Amount of Snow That Had Fallen and Buried His Long Driveway at His Home in the Jamestownb Area. But the Newly-Named President of the Jamestown AFL-CIO Central Labor Council and Current more»

Out-Sourcing Defeated In The State of Illinois – Work Going Back Into Hands Of Public Employees

Published on Saturday, January 4, 2014 in Buffalo and Western New York Labor News
(THE STATE OF ILLINOIS) - A For-Profit Company’s $77 Million Contract with the State of Illinois Will End Next April - and the Work Placed Back Into the Hands of Public Employees – Following a Ruling Sought by the American Federation of State, County & Municipal Employees (AFSCME) Council 31, it was Announced This Week. The Council more»

WNYLaborToday.com Spotlight On Labor Helping Out: IBEW Local 106 & Southern Tier Union Contractor Ahlstrom Schaeffer Electric Join Forces To ‘Re-Light’ Jamestown’s Boys & Girls Club This Holiday Season

Published on Thursday, December 26, 2013 in Buffalo and Western New York Labor News
WNYLaborToday.com Editor’s Note: The Photos That Appear With This Labor News Story are Courtesy of International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) Local 106, the Ahlstrom Schaeffer Electric Corporation and the United Way of Southern Chautauqua County. (JAMESTOWN) – Thanks to International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) Local more»

Great News For Working Families: Washington, D.C. City Council Passes Minimum Wage Increase, Paid Sick Days For Tipped Workers

Published on Monday, December 23, 2013 in Buffalo and Western New York Labor News
(WASHINGTON, D.C.) - In Washington, D.C., There’s Great News for Working Families. The District of Columbia Council Has Voted to Raise the Minimum Wage to $11.50 and Extend Paid Sick Days to Tipped Workers. The Measures Now Go to Mayor Vincent Gray for Consideration. The Minimum Wage Will Increase in Three Steps to $11.50 by July 2016. Beginning in more»

Hey Ed Schultz & Rachel Maddow. Your Silence Is Deafening! Where’ve You Been? Labor Needs Your Help!

Published on Friday, December 20, 2013 in Buffalo and Western New York Labor News
NBC Production Workers Have Been Trying to Form a Union For More Than a Year With the Writers Guild of America, East (WGAE). But Peacock Productions, a Subsidiary of NBC, Has Not Acted in Good Faith in Negotiations. And That’s Why the National AFL-CIO - President Richard Trumka, Secretary-Treasurer Elizabeth Shuler and Executive Vice President more»

Jack Rudy Fondly Looks Back At 20 Years Of Heading The Jamestown AFL-CIO Central Labor Council

Published on Monday, December 16, 2013 in Buffalo and Western New York Labor News
(JAMESTOWN) - While There’s “Much To Be Proud Of,” Jack Rudy (Pictured Above) Tells WNYLaborToday.com of His 20 Years of Heading the Jamestown AFL-CIO Central Labor Council, What the Outgoing Labor President Will Hold Dearly is His Early Memory of Being Introduced to the Labor Movement at the Young Age of Eight – Walking a Picket more»

‘Good News’ For Western New York: Organized Labor ‘Gets It Done’ – Plays Major Role In Announced Repowering of Dunkirk NRG Power Plant/$150 Million Investment Means New Jobs & Saves Countless Others

Published on Monday, December 16, 2013 in Buffalo and Western New York Labor News
WNYLaborToday.com Editor’s Note: International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) Local 106 Business Manager/Jamestown AFL-CIO Central Labor Council President David Wilkinson (Pictured Above, On The Left) Sits Next to New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo Sunday (December 15th) in Dunkirk as the Governor Traveled to the Chautauqua County City to more»

Southern Tier Labor Leader Says Governor Cuomo Has The ‘Power’ To Solve The Dilemma Facing Dunkirk’s NRG Plant

Published on Thursday, December 12, 2013 in Buffalo and Western New York Labor News
(DUNKIRK) – Southern Tier Labor Leader David Wilkinson Minces No Words When Speaking About the Role New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo Could Play If He Decided In Favor Of Repowering the NRG Power Plant in Dunkirk. “The Governor Has His Thumb on ‘Everything.’ There is ‘No Doubt’ About That. All He Would Have to Do is more»

1199 SEIU Files Unfair Labor Practice Charges Against The TLC Health Network In The Southern Tier

Published on Tuesday, December 10, 2013 in Buffalo and Western New York Labor News
(IRVING) - 1199 Service Employees International Union (SEIU) has Filed Unfair Labor Practice (ULP) Charges Against the TLC Health Network for Refusing to Bargain in Good Faith Over the Terms of the Closure of the Southern Tier Hospital and Nursing Home. The Union, Which Represents More Than 200 TLC Workers Employed at the Chautauqua County Town of Irving more»

IBEW Local 106 Business Manager David Wilkinson Accepts Nomination To Become The New President Of The Jamestown AFL-CIO Central Labor Council

Published on Sunday, December 1, 2013 in Buffalo and Western New York Labor News
WNYLaborToday.com Editor’s Note: International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) Local 106 Business Manager David Wilkinson (Pictured Above/WNYLaborToday.com Photo) has Accepted the Nomination to Become the New President of the Jamestown AFL-CIO Central Labor Council. Wilkinson will Formally Take the Reigns from Out-Going and Long-Time more»

Labor Voices Via The Detroit News: United Auto Workers President Bob King Says Unions Must Fight Lopsided Trade Deals

Published on Friday, November 8, 2013 in Buffalo and Western New York Labor News
Many a Jaw Dropped at the United Auto Workers’ (UAW) Support for the U.S.-Korea Free Trade Agreement. The UAW Seeks Fair Trade and a More Equitable Global Economy that Raises the Standard of Living for Workers Who Have Created Enormous Wealth Around the World. The Union has a Proud History of Advocating for Fair Trade and Believes that Worker and more»

GET OUT & VOTE TO MAKE A DIFFERENCE!

Published on Monday, November 4, 2013 in Buffalo and Western New York Labor News
Tuesday, November 5th is Election Day – A Very Important Day for Working People across Western New York, New York State and the Nation. As a Working Person/Union-Represented Worker and Non-Represented Worker, It’s Your Opportunity to Step Forward and Make a Statement by Voting For Those Candidates Supported by Organized Labor - and Especially more»

Results Of CWA-Representation Election At Olean General Hospital In Limbo

Published on Sunday, October 27, 2013 in Buffalo and Western New York Labor News
(OLEAN) – The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) is Expected to Schedule a Hearing Concerning 18 Challenged Ballots to Decide Whether a Recently-Established Bargaining Unit at Olean General Hospital Will Be Represented by the Communications Workers of America (CWA) An NLRB Election was Held on Friday (October 25th) in Olean and When the 118 Votes more»

Via The Huffington Post: National AFL-CIO To Democrats: We'll Work To End Your Career If You Cut Social Security Or Medicare

Published on Tuesday, October 22, 2013 in Buffalo and Western New York Labor News
(WASHINGTON) - With Fresh Capitol Hill Budget Battles on the Horizon, the Head of the Leading Labor Federation Issued a Blistering Warning to Unions' Democratic Allies on Monday (October 21st), saying the National AFL-CIO Would "Never Stop Working" to End the Political Careers of Democrats Who Cut Entitlement Programs. "No Politician … I Don’t more»

Once Again, Steuben County Administrator Alger Denies CSEA Information Access Request For Sales Agreement For The County’s Health Care Facility In Bath

Published on Saturday, October 12, 2013 in Buffalo and Western New York Labor News
(BATH) – Steuben County Administrator Mark Alger Has Once Again Chosen to Travel Down the Road of Secrecy by Denying the Civil Service Employees Association (CSEA) Access to the Sales Agreement for the County’s Health Care Facility in Bath, Union Officials Charge. In Fact, the County Has Refused to Honor Multiple Freedom of Information (FOI) and more»

CSEA’s Chautauqua County Membership Rejects Fact Finder’s Report/Union Leadership Says County Executive Edwards “Has Little” Respect For Public Employees

Published on Thursday, October 10, 2013 in Buffalo and Western New York Labor News
(MAYVILLE) - Tired of Being Pawns in the Chautauqua County Executive Greg Edwards’ Political Games, Civil Service Employees Association (CSEA) Members in the Southern Tier have Voted Overwhelmingly to Reject a Fact Finder’s Recommendation to Settle Contract Talks with the County. “We are Dealing with a County Executive who Has Little more»

Proposed Southern Tier Wind Farm Project Will Use Local Union Labor

Published on Friday, September 27, 2013 in Buffalo and Western New York Labor News
(ALLEGANY) – EverPower Wind Holdings, Incorporated has Reached an Agreement with the International Union of Operating Engineers (IUOE) Local 17 and Laborers Local 621 to Use Local Labor on the Pittsburgh-Based Utility-Grade Wind Energy Products Company’s Proposed Allegany Wind Project, it was announced Thursday (September 26th). The $140 more»

United Steelworkers Confirm New York State Meeting On ‘Buy America’ Infrastructure

Published on Thursday, September 26, 2013 in Buffalo and Western New York Labor News
(NEW YORK) - Top Leaders of the United Steelworkers (USW) Union Confirmed Being Joined by the Alliance for American Manufacturing (AAM) and Steel Bridge Fabricators in a Meeting that took place this past week, which was Led by New York Governor’s Andrew Cuomo’s Office, in addition to Public Authority Transportation Officials - to Consider Ways more»

CSEA Warns State Lawmakers On Cuomo’s ‘Flawed’ Mental Health Proposal

Published on Friday, September 20, 2013 in Buffalo and Western New York Labor News
(ALBANY) – The Civil Service Employees Association (CSEA) is Warning New York State Lawmakers that Governor Andrew Cuomo’s Plan to Run Down State Psychiatric Services Will Put More Sick People on the Streets and Stick Local Taxpayers With the Bill. “Too Many People Suffering From Mental Illness Can’t Get the Help They Need Now and more»