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‘Yet Another’ OPEIU Member Running For Public Office - WNY’s 24-Year-Old Steve Meyer Seeks NYS Assembly’s 146th District Seat, Is One Of The Youngest Candidates Seeking State-Elected Office Across The ‘Entire’ U.S.

Published on Sunday, November 6, 2016 in Labor Endorsements
(AMHERST, NEW YORK) – After just profiling Office and Professional Employees International Union (OPEIU) Member Shaun Francis’s campaign to win the 43rd New York State Senate District Seat in Downstate New York, it was brought to WNYLaborToday.com’s attention that there is yet another OPEIU Member running for state government – and more»

Yet Another Example Of A Union Leader Getting Involved To ‘Make Things Better For All:’ OPEIU’s Shaun Francis Runs For 43rd New York State Senate District Seat

Published on Wednesday, November 2, 2016 in Labor Endorsements
(SARATOGA SPRINGS, NEW YORK) – As he’s gone door-to-door over the past several months talking to the voters who live in the 43rd New York State Senate District, Democratic/Working Families Party Candidate Shaun Francis has spoken to a lot of Working People, residents who are also Union Members employed by government and in education in Columbia more»

Yet Another Union Member ‘Making A Commitment To Making Things Better - For All’ - United University Professions’ Monica Wallace Campaigning To Win The 143rd Buffalo-Area NYS Assembly Primary Election

Published on Wednesday, September 7, 2016 in Labor Endorsements
(LANCASTER, NEW YORK) – Much has been written on the elected officials who once represented the Western New York Towns of Cheektowaga and Lancaster, and the Villages of Lancaster, Depew and Sloan, as New York State’s 143rd New York State Assembly representative. While the sordid story of scandal, sexual harassment, abuse of power and overall more»

National AFL-CIO Endorses Hillary Clinton For President

Published on Saturday, June 18, 2016 in Labor Endorsements
(WASHINGTON, D.C.) - The General Board of the 12.5 million Member National AFL-CIO has voted to endorse Hillary Clinton for President of the United States. The endorsement reflects a comprehensive, democratic process that was initiated one year ago to capture the interests of the 12.5 million Working People the National Labor Federation represents, Union more»

NYSUT Endorses Buffalo Senator Marc Panepinto, Says Panepinto Is An “Outspoken Champion Of What Students And Educators Need” And “A ‘Lion’ In Fighting For What Working New Yorkers ‘Need’ To Climb The Economic Ladder.”

Published on Wednesday, March 2, 2016 in Labor Endorsements
(ALBANY, NEW YORK) – The New York State United Teachers (NYSUT) Union has issued an early endorsement of Buffalo Senator Marc Panepinto and backed Jaime Williams and Yuh-Line Niou for the State Assembly in the April 19th special election. The 600,000-plus Member Union’s Board of Directors voted to make the early endorsement of Panepinto at a more»

If You Think Donald Trump ‘Really Wants’ To “Make America Great Again,” Then Read The ‘Real Story’ On His Own Party’s Attacks On Trump For Hiring Undocumented Polish Workers

Published on Sunday, February 28, 2016 in Labor Endorsements
(NEW YORK CITY) – During last week’s Republican Presidential Debate, Marco Rubio came out swinging at Donald Trump with a big accusation: Trump hired unauthorized immigrants from Poland. "Fined ($1 million) for hiring Polish Workers on one of his projects," Rubio said, urging the audience to look it up on Google. "He did it. That happened." more»

The Niagara-Orleans AFL-CIO Central Labor Council Announces Its List Of Endorsed Candidates For The 2015 November Election

Published on Tuesday, October 27, 2015 in Labor Endorsements
(NIAGARA FALLS, NEW YORK) – The Niagara-Orleans AFL-CIO Central Labor Council has announced its list of endorsed candidates for the 2015 November Election: Niagara County Clerk: Jamie R. Moxham Niagara County Legislator – 2nd District: Michael A. Johnson Niagara County Legislator – 3rd District: Mark J. Grozio Niagara County Legislator more»

1.6 Million-Member AFSCME Endorses Hillary Clinton – President Saunders Says Membership Wanted A Candidate That “Works To Raise Incomes Of Workers & Make It Easier To Join Together In Strong Unions”

Published on Tuesday, October 27, 2015 in Labor Endorsements
(WASHINGTON, D.C.) - The American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME) has announced Hillary Clinton has earned the 1.6 million-member Union’s endorsement in the 2016 Presidential Race. AFSCME’s New York State Affiliate - the Civil Service Employees Association (CSEA) - has also endorsed Clinton for President. more»

Backing Candidates Who ‘Stand Up For Working People’ - The Western New York AFL-CIO Area Labor Federation Announces Its 2015 Political Endorsements

Published on Thursday, October 15, 2015 in Labor Endorsements
(WESTERN NEW YORK) - The Western New York AFL-CIO Area Labor Federation (WNYALF), the region’s umbrella Labor Organization that oversees five Central Labor Councils in Buffalo, Niagara-Orleans, Dunkirk, Jamestown and Cattaraugus County, that combined represented more than 100,000 Union Members – has announced its 2015 Political Endorsements. In more»

WNY Labor Endorsement Updates From The Niagara-Orleans AFL-CIO Labor Council, The Buffalo Building & Construction Trades Council, SEIU Local 200 United & The Working Families Party

Published on Thursday, October 30, 2014 in Labor Endorsements
(WESTERN NEW YORK) – With Election Day Fast Approaching On Tuesday, November 4th – the Following Western New York Labor Organizations, Unions and the Working Families Party Has Announced the Following Endorsements: Niagara-Orleans AFL-CIO Central Labor Council Endorsements: Town of Niagara Supervisor - Lee Wallace and State Supreme Court more»

Tired Of Getting ‘Lip Service’ From Elected Officials In Albany, NYSUT Teacher Elaine Altman Takes Aim On Winning The State Senate’s 61st District Seat

Published on Thursday, October 9, 2014 in Labor Endorsements
(AMHERST) – Elaine Altman Became Increasingly Frustrated During Her Many Trips to Albany to Lobby Western New York’s Elected State Officials Over the Years as a Representative of the New York State United Teachers (NYSUT) Union, Including Meeting With Her Representative - Republican State Senator Michael Razenhoffer - Who “Rubbed Her more»

With The Primary Election On Tuesday, SEIU Local 200 United Announces Its Early Endorsements of Candidates, Including Cuomo, Hochul, Schneiderman & DiNapoli

Published on Sunday, September 7, 2014 in Labor Endorsements
(SYRACUSE) - Service Employees International Union (SEIU) Local 200 United’s Executive Board Has Announced the Endorsements of the Following Candidates Who are Running for New York Statewide Offices: Governor - Andrew Cuomo; Lt. Governor - Kathy Hochul; Attorney General - Eric Schneiderman; and Comptroller - Thomas DiNapoli SEIU Local 200 United more»

Citing Their Commitment To ‘Standing Up For Working People,’ The Western New York Area Labor Federation Announces Its Endorsed Candidates For the 2014 Elections

Published on Sunday, September 7, 2014 in Labor Endorsements
(WESTERN NEW YORK) – Just Before Primary Tuesday, The Western New York AFL-CIO Area Labor Federation (WNYALF) - Which Serves as the Labor Umbrella Organization That Oversees the Five Central Labor Councils Across Western New York and More Than 100,000 Union-Represented Workers - Has Released its List of Endorsed Candidates Who are Running for Public more»

Via cityandstateny.com: An Interesting Political Take On Why Organized Labor Has Not Rushed To The Front To Endorse New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo For Re-Election

Published on Tuesday, August 19, 2014 in Labor Endorsements
(NEW YORK) - Four Years Ago, the New York State AFL-CIO Lined Up Behind Attorney General Andrew Cuomo’s Candidacy for Governor, Even Though the State Teachers Union, An Influential Player Within The Broader Labor Coalition, Did Not Support Him. This Year ,the New York State United Teachers (NYSUT) Has Again Declined to Endorse Cuomo, But the more»

The NYS AFL-CIO Endorses Comptroller DiNapoli & Attorney General Schneiderman During The Federation’s 2014 Committee On Political Education Convention

Published on Tuesday, August 19, 2014 in Labor Endorsements
(NEW YORK) – Highlighted by the Endorsements of State Comptroller Tom DiNapoli and Attorney General Eric Schneiderman, the 2.5 Million-Member New York State AFL-CIO Announced its Endorsements of a Number of Candidates Who Are Running for State and Federal Office During the Labor Federation’s 2014 Committee On Political Education (COPE) more»

WNY Labor Issues Major Support & Commitment For State Senator Tim Kennedy

Published on Sunday, August 17, 2014 in Labor Endorsements
(BUFFALO) – From the New York State AFL-CIO to Dozens of Individual Buffalo Area Labor Unions, Which Collectively Represent Tens of Thousands of Workers, Organized Labor Very Publicly Issued its Support to Re-Elect State Senator Tim Kennedy (Democrat-Buffalo) During a Major Event That Was Held at the Downtown Buffalo Headquarters of 1199 Service more»

The Civil Service Employees Association Announces Endorsement Of NYS Comptroller DiNapoli/CSEA President Donohue Says: “He’s Done The Job Well And Continues To Work For The People Of New York”

Published on Tuesday, August 5, 2014 in Labor Endorsements
(ALBANY) – The Civil Service Employees Association (CSEA) – New York’s Leading Union – Has Once Again Formally Announced its Endorsement of New York State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli. CSEA President Danny Donohue – Whose Statewide Public Employees Union Represents 300,000 Members - said the Decision Was Based On more»

Via www.capitalnewyork.com: 1199 SEIU Ends Long-Time Deal With Senate Republicans

Published on Thursday, June 5, 2014 in Labor Endorsements
(ALBANY) - For the First Time in More Than a Decade, New York State Senate Republicans Are Not Getting Any Money From 1199 Service Employees International Union (SEIU) Healthcare Workers East - the State's Powerful Health Care Workers' Union - at Election Time. “We Won’t be Giving ‘Any’ Money to the Republicans,” 1199 more»

State Senator Kennedy of Buffalo Earns Working Families Party Endorsement – Described As “Tested And Proven Champion For Hard-Working Families in Western New York”

Published on Friday, May 16, 2014 in Labor Endorsements
(BUFFALO) – The Working Families Party (WFP) Has Endorsed Incumbent Democrat Tim Kennedy (Pictured Above) - Who Serves the Residents of Buffalo, Cheektowaga and Lackawanna – for New York State Senator in the 63rd District, it was Announced This Week. WFP Representatives Cited Kennedy’s Relentless Commitment to Improving the Quality of more»

Western New York Labor Endorsement Round-Up For Erie County Sheriff Candidate Richard Dobson, Niagara County Legislature Candidates Mark Grozio & David Naus and Erie County Family Court Judge Candidate Paul Crapsi

Published on Monday, September 9, 2013 in Labor Endorsements
The Following is a Western New York Labor Endorsement Round-Up For Erie County Sheriff Candidate Richard Dobson, Niagara County Legislature Candidates Mark Grozio & David Naus and Erie County Family Court Judge Candidate Paul Crapsi: · Erie County Sheriff’s Candidate Richard Dobson has Received the Endorsement of the Communications more»

The Buffalo AFL-CIO Central Labor Council Makes Its 2013 Political Endorsements

Published on Thursday, September 5, 2013 in Labor Endorsements
(BUFFALO) – The Buffalo AFL-CIO Central Labor Council has Released its 2013 Political Endorsements. They are as follows: Mayor of Buffalo: Byron Brown (Democrat) Erie County Comptroller: Kevin Gaughan (Democrat) Erie County Legislature: District 1: Timothy Hogues (Democrat) District 2: Betty Jean Grant (Democrat) District 3: Lynn Marinelli more»

The Niagara-Orleans AFL-CIO Central Labor Council Endorses Several Candidates Running For The Niagara County Legislature, Niagara Falls City Council & North Tonawanda City Council

Published on Tuesday, August 13, 2013 in Labor Endorsements
(NIAGARA FALLS) – The Niagara-Orleans AFL-CIO Central Labor Council has Announced Its Endorsements for those Candidates Running for the Niagara County Legislature, the Niagara Falls City Council and theNorth Tonawanda City Council. The Niagara-Orleans AFL-CIO Central Labor Council’s Political Action Committee (PAC) Chairman Nick Zawacki more»

NYS Senator Tim Kennedy Of Buffalo Brings Aboard Former National Association Of Letter Carriers/Branch 3 President Robert McLennan As His New Staff Labor Liaison

Published on Wednesday, May 15, 2013 in Labor Endorsements
WNYLaborToday.com Editor’s Note: Pictured Above, Former and Recently-Retired National Association of Letter Carriers (NALC)/Branch 3 President Robert McLennan (on the Left) shakes the hand of New York State Senator Tim Kennedy outside Kennedy’s District Office in South Buffalo. McLennan was recently brought aboard as Staff Labor Liaison for more»

The National AFL-CIO Maps Out Final Voter Push For President Obama & Democrats

Published on Saturday, October 20, 2012 in Labor Endorsements
(WASHINGTON) - The Nation’s Largest Federation of Labor Unions plans to knock on more than five million doors, make five million phone calls and blanket Battleground States with 12 million pieces of mail in the final four days leading up to the November 6th Election. Billing the undertaking as its Final Four Get-Out-The-Vote Plan, the National AFL-CIO more»

IBEW Local 41 Union Member Chuck Gilbert Running Against Incumbent Robin Schimminger For 140th District New York State Assembly Seat

Published on Thursday, October 18, 2012 in Labor Endorsements
(TONAWANDA) – Chuck Gilbert, a Union Member Represented by IBEW (International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers) Local 41, is seeking election to the New York State Assembly and faces Incumbent Robin Schimminger in the 140th District Race. Why is Gilbert, who is employed as a Foreman with MJM Electric in Buffalo, running? “I know what more»

The 300-Thousand-Member Civil Service Employees Association Announces Statewide Union’s ‘Limited’ New York Legislative Endorsements

Published on Sunday, August 26, 2012 in Labor Endorsements
(ALBANY) – The 300,000-Member Civil Service Employees Association (CSEA) has endorsed only a limited number of Candidates in New York State Legislative Races This Fall. Why? Because CSEA President Danny Donohue says: “Many Lawmakers who have long enjoyed CSEA Support will not have it this year because they abandoned the Working People of this State. more»

The New York State United Teachers Union Announces Its Endorsements In Nearly 200 New York State’s Assembly & Senate Races

Published on Sunday, August 26, 2012 in Labor Endorsements
(ALBANY) - New York State United Teachers (NYSUT) Union has announced its endorsements in nearly 200 State Senate and Assembly Races, backing Incumbents and Challengers the 600,000-Member Labor Organization believes advocates for Working Families while fighting against policies that would harm Students, their Public Schools and Colleges, as well as more»

The New York State AFL-CIO Announces Its Endorsements For U.S. Senate & Congress, As Well As For The New York State Assembly & Senate

Published on Thursday, August 23, 2012 in Labor Endorsements
(NEW YORK) – The 2.5-million Member New York State AFL-CIO has announced the endorsement of United States Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, as well as the Endorsements of Candidates running for the House of Representatives – announcements that were made this week during the State Federation’s 32nd Constitutional Convention in New York City. “The Labor more»

New York State AFL-CIO Endorses Re-Election Campaign Of Western New York Assemblyman Sean Ryan/President Mario Cilento Says Ryan Has “Proven To Working Men And Women He Will Stand Up For His Principles”

Published on Wednesday, August 1, 2012 in Labor Endorsements
(ALBANY) - The New York State AFL-CIO has endorsed the re-election campaign of Democratic New York State Assemblyman Sean Ryan of Western New York in the ) in the 149th Assembly District, the Statewide Labor Organization that represents 2.5 million Union Members and 14,000 Working Men and Women in Ryan’s Assembly District. New York State AFL-CIO President more»

Teamsters Endorse Obama/Union Pledges To Put ‘Boots On The Ground’ For Re-Election Effort

Published on Monday, July 30, 2012 in Labor Endorsements
The Teamsters Union has endorsed President Barack Obama for re-election with the enthusiastic support of 2,000 Members gathered at the Union’s Annual Unity Conference. Teamsters General President Jim Hoffa threw the question out to the assembled Teamsters: “Do we want to endorse Barack Obama for President?” The response was a resounding “Yes!” and more»

Western New York State Senator Tim Kennedy Receives Working Families Party Endorsement

Published on Thursday, June 21, 2012 in Labor Endorsements
(BUFFALO) – The Working Families Party (WFP) has endorsed New York State Senator Tim Kennedy in his Re-Election Bid, citing his pursuit of Better-Paying Jobs for Western New Yorkers and relentless advocacy on behalf of Middle-Class Families. “I’m honored to receive the Working Families Party Endorsement,” Kennedy said. “When I was elected into more»

The New York State AFL-CIO Endorses Western New York Congresswoman Kathy Hochul’s Re-Election Bid/President Mario Cilento Says Hochul “Understands The Strength Of Our State And Our Country Depends On A Vibrant Middle Class”

Published on Thursday, June 14, 2012 in Labor Endorsements
The New York AFL-CIO Labor Organization, which represents 2.5 million Union Members across New York State, has endorsed U.S. Congresswoman Kathy Hochul of Western New York in her re-election campaign. “I am pleased to announce the New York State AFL-CIO’s endorsement of Kathy Hochul,” said New York State President Mario Cilento, whose Labor more»

The 1.6 Million-Member American Federation Of State, County & Municipal Employees Endorses President Obama For Re-Election/Says AFSCME President McEntee: “Obama Is The ‘Only Choice’ For The Ninety-Nine-Percent”

Published on Tuesday, December 6, 2011 in Labor Endorsements
(WASHINGTON, D.C.) - The 1.6 million-member American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME) Union announced today (Tuesday, December 6th) its endorsement of President Barack Obama for re-election in 2012. “President Obama is the ‘only choice’ for the ninety-nine-percent. We must put people back to work, make the one-percent pay more»

Labor Endorsements

‘Yet Another’ OPEIU Member Running For Public Office - WNY’s 24-Year-Old Steve Meyer Seeks NYS Assembly’s 146th District Seat, Is One Of The Youngest Candidates Seeking State-Elected Office Across The ‘Entire’ U.S.

Published on Sunday, November 6, 2016 in Labor Endorsements
(AMHERST, NEW YORK) – After just profiling Office and Professional Employees International Union (OPEIU) Member Shaun Francis’s campaign to win the 43rd New York State Senate District Seat in Downstate New York, it was brought to WNYLaborToday.com’s attention that there is yet another OPEIU Member running for state government – and more»

Yet Another Example Of A Union Leader Getting Involved To ‘Make Things Better For All:’ OPEIU’s Shaun Francis Runs For 43rd New York State Senate District Seat

Published on Wednesday, November 2, 2016 in Labor Endorsements
(SARATOGA SPRINGS, NEW YORK) – As he’s gone door-to-door over the past several months talking to the voters who live in the 43rd New York State Senate District, Democratic/Working Families Party Candidate Shaun Francis has spoken to a lot of Working People, residents who are also Union Members employed by government and in education in Columbia more»

Yet Another Union Member ‘Making A Commitment To Making Things Better - For All’ - United University Professions’ Monica Wallace Campaigning To Win The 143rd Buffalo-Area NYS Assembly Primary Election

Published on Wednesday, September 7, 2016 in Labor Endorsements
(LANCASTER, NEW YORK) – Much has been written on the elected officials who once represented the Western New York Towns of Cheektowaga and Lancaster, and the Villages of Lancaster, Depew and Sloan, as New York State’s 143rd New York State Assembly representative. While the sordid story of scandal, sexual harassment, abuse of power and overall more»

National AFL-CIO Endorses Hillary Clinton For President

Published on Saturday, June 18, 2016 in Labor Endorsements
(WASHINGTON, D.C.) - The General Board of the 12.5 million Member National AFL-CIO has voted to endorse Hillary Clinton for President of the United States. The endorsement reflects a comprehensive, democratic process that was initiated one year ago to capture the interests of the 12.5 million Working People the National Labor Federation represents, Union more»

NYSUT Endorses Buffalo Senator Marc Panepinto, Says Panepinto Is An “Outspoken Champion Of What Students And Educators Need” And “A ‘Lion’ In Fighting For What Working New Yorkers ‘Need’ To Climb The Economic Ladder.”

Published on Wednesday, March 2, 2016 in Labor Endorsements
(ALBANY, NEW YORK) – The New York State United Teachers (NYSUT) Union has issued an early endorsement of Buffalo Senator Marc Panepinto and backed Jaime Williams and Yuh-Line Niou for the State Assembly in the April 19th special election. The 600,000-plus Member Union’s Board of Directors voted to make the early endorsement of Panepinto at a more»

If You Think Donald Trump ‘Really Wants’ To “Make America Great Again,” Then Read The ‘Real Story’ On His Own Party’s Attacks On Trump For Hiring Undocumented Polish Workers

Published on Sunday, February 28, 2016 in Labor Endorsements
(NEW YORK CITY) – During last week’s Republican Presidential Debate, Marco Rubio came out swinging at Donald Trump with a big accusation: Trump hired unauthorized immigrants from Poland. "Fined ($1 million) for hiring Polish Workers on one of his projects," Rubio said, urging the audience to look it up on Google. "He did it. That happened." more»

The Niagara-Orleans AFL-CIO Central Labor Council Announces Its List Of Endorsed Candidates For The 2015 November Election

Published on Tuesday, October 27, 2015 in Labor Endorsements
(NIAGARA FALLS, NEW YORK) – The Niagara-Orleans AFL-CIO Central Labor Council has announced its list of endorsed candidates for the 2015 November Election: Niagara County Clerk: Jamie R. Moxham Niagara County Legislator – 2nd District: Michael A. Johnson Niagara County Legislator – 3rd District: Mark J. Grozio Niagara County Legislator more»

1.6 Million-Member AFSCME Endorses Hillary Clinton – President Saunders Says Membership Wanted A Candidate That “Works To Raise Incomes Of Workers & Make It Easier To Join Together In Strong Unions”

Published on Tuesday, October 27, 2015 in Labor Endorsements
(WASHINGTON, D.C.) - The American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME) has announced Hillary Clinton has earned the 1.6 million-member Union’s endorsement in the 2016 Presidential Race. AFSCME’s New York State Affiliate - the Civil Service Employees Association (CSEA) - has also endorsed Clinton for President. more»

Backing Candidates Who ‘Stand Up For Working People’ - The Western New York AFL-CIO Area Labor Federation Announces Its 2015 Political Endorsements

Published on Thursday, October 15, 2015 in Labor Endorsements
(WESTERN NEW YORK) - The Western New York AFL-CIO Area Labor Federation (WNYALF), the region’s umbrella Labor Organization that oversees five Central Labor Councils in Buffalo, Niagara-Orleans, Dunkirk, Jamestown and Cattaraugus County, that combined represented more than 100,000 Union Members – has announced its 2015 Political Endorsements. In more»

WNY Labor Endorsement Updates From The Niagara-Orleans AFL-CIO Labor Council, The Buffalo Building & Construction Trades Council, SEIU Local 200 United & The Working Families Party

Published on Thursday, October 30, 2014 in Labor Endorsements
(WESTERN NEW YORK) – With Election Day Fast Approaching On Tuesday, November 4th – the Following Western New York Labor Organizations, Unions and the Working Families Party Has Announced the Following Endorsements: Niagara-Orleans AFL-CIO Central Labor Council Endorsements: Town of Niagara Supervisor - Lee Wallace and State Supreme Court more»

Tired Of Getting ‘Lip Service’ From Elected Officials In Albany, NYSUT Teacher Elaine Altman Takes Aim On Winning The State Senate’s 61st District Seat

Published on Thursday, October 9, 2014 in Labor Endorsements
(AMHERST) – Elaine Altman Became Increasingly Frustrated During Her Many Trips to Albany to Lobby Western New York’s Elected State Officials Over the Years as a Representative of the New York State United Teachers (NYSUT) Union, Including Meeting With Her Representative - Republican State Senator Michael Razenhoffer - Who “Rubbed Her more»

With The Primary Election On Tuesday, SEIU Local 200 United Announces Its Early Endorsements of Candidates, Including Cuomo, Hochul, Schneiderman & DiNapoli

Published on Sunday, September 7, 2014 in Labor Endorsements
(SYRACUSE) - Service Employees International Union (SEIU) Local 200 United’s Executive Board Has Announced the Endorsements of the Following Candidates Who are Running for New York Statewide Offices: Governor - Andrew Cuomo; Lt. Governor - Kathy Hochul; Attorney General - Eric Schneiderman; and Comptroller - Thomas DiNapoli SEIU Local 200 United more»

Citing Their Commitment To ‘Standing Up For Working People,’ The Western New York Area Labor Federation Announces Its Endorsed Candidates For the 2014 Elections

Published on Sunday, September 7, 2014 in Labor Endorsements
(WESTERN NEW YORK) – Just Before Primary Tuesday, The Western New York AFL-CIO Area Labor Federation (WNYALF) - Which Serves as the Labor Umbrella Organization That Oversees the Five Central Labor Councils Across Western New York and More Than 100,000 Union-Represented Workers - Has Released its List of Endorsed Candidates Who are Running for Public more»

Via cityandstateny.com: An Interesting Political Take On Why Organized Labor Has Not Rushed To The Front To Endorse New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo For Re-Election

Published on Tuesday, August 19, 2014 in Labor Endorsements
(NEW YORK) - Four Years Ago, the New York State AFL-CIO Lined Up Behind Attorney General Andrew Cuomo’s Candidacy for Governor, Even Though the State Teachers Union, An Influential Player Within The Broader Labor Coalition, Did Not Support Him. This Year ,the New York State United Teachers (NYSUT) Has Again Declined to Endorse Cuomo, But the more»

The NYS AFL-CIO Endorses Comptroller DiNapoli & Attorney General Schneiderman During The Federation’s 2014 Committee On Political Education Convention

Published on Tuesday, August 19, 2014 in Labor Endorsements
(NEW YORK) – Highlighted by the Endorsements of State Comptroller Tom DiNapoli and Attorney General Eric Schneiderman, the 2.5 Million-Member New York State AFL-CIO Announced its Endorsements of a Number of Candidates Who Are Running for State and Federal Office During the Labor Federation’s 2014 Committee On Political Education (COPE) more»

WNY Labor Issues Major Support & Commitment For State Senator Tim Kennedy

Published on Sunday, August 17, 2014 in Labor Endorsements
(BUFFALO) – From the New York State AFL-CIO to Dozens of Individual Buffalo Area Labor Unions, Which Collectively Represent Tens of Thousands of Workers, Organized Labor Very Publicly Issued its Support to Re-Elect State Senator Tim Kennedy (Democrat-Buffalo) During a Major Event That Was Held at the Downtown Buffalo Headquarters of 1199 Service more»

The Civil Service Employees Association Announces Endorsement Of NYS Comptroller DiNapoli/CSEA President Donohue Says: “He’s Done The Job Well And Continues To Work For The People Of New York”

Published on Tuesday, August 5, 2014 in Labor Endorsements
(ALBANY) – The Civil Service Employees Association (CSEA) – New York’s Leading Union – Has Once Again Formally Announced its Endorsement of New York State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli. CSEA President Danny Donohue – Whose Statewide Public Employees Union Represents 300,000 Members - said the Decision Was Based On more»

Via www.capitalnewyork.com: 1199 SEIU Ends Long-Time Deal With Senate Republicans

Published on Thursday, June 5, 2014 in Labor Endorsements
(ALBANY) - For the First Time in More Than a Decade, New York State Senate Republicans Are Not Getting Any Money From 1199 Service Employees International Union (SEIU) Healthcare Workers East - the State's Powerful Health Care Workers' Union - at Election Time. “We Won’t be Giving ‘Any’ Money to the Republicans,” 1199 more»

State Senator Kennedy of Buffalo Earns Working Families Party Endorsement – Described As “Tested And Proven Champion For Hard-Working Families in Western New York”

Published on Friday, May 16, 2014 in Labor Endorsements
(BUFFALO) – The Working Families Party (WFP) Has Endorsed Incumbent Democrat Tim Kennedy (Pictured Above) - Who Serves the Residents of Buffalo, Cheektowaga and Lackawanna – for New York State Senator in the 63rd District, it was Announced This Week. WFP Representatives Cited Kennedy’s Relentless Commitment to Improving the Quality of more»

Western New York Labor Endorsement Round-Up For Erie County Sheriff Candidate Richard Dobson, Niagara County Legislature Candidates Mark Grozio & David Naus and Erie County Family Court Judge Candidate Paul Crapsi

Published on Monday, September 9, 2013 in Labor Endorsements
The Following is a Western New York Labor Endorsement Round-Up For Erie County Sheriff Candidate Richard Dobson, Niagara County Legislature Candidates Mark Grozio & David Naus and Erie County Family Court Judge Candidate Paul Crapsi: · Erie County Sheriff’s Candidate Richard Dobson has Received the Endorsement of the Communications more»

The Buffalo AFL-CIO Central Labor Council Makes Its 2013 Political Endorsements

Published on Thursday, September 5, 2013 in Labor Endorsements
(BUFFALO) – The Buffalo AFL-CIO Central Labor Council has Released its 2013 Political Endorsements. They are as follows: Mayor of Buffalo: Byron Brown (Democrat) Erie County Comptroller: Kevin Gaughan (Democrat) Erie County Legislature: District 1: Timothy Hogues (Democrat) District 2: Betty Jean Grant (Democrat) District 3: Lynn Marinelli more»

The Niagara-Orleans AFL-CIO Central Labor Council Endorses Several Candidates Running For The Niagara County Legislature, Niagara Falls City Council & North Tonawanda City Council

Published on Tuesday, August 13, 2013 in Labor Endorsements
(NIAGARA FALLS) – The Niagara-Orleans AFL-CIO Central Labor Council has Announced Its Endorsements for those Candidates Running for the Niagara County Legislature, the Niagara Falls City Council and theNorth Tonawanda City Council. The Niagara-Orleans AFL-CIO Central Labor Council’s Political Action Committee (PAC) Chairman Nick Zawacki more»

NYS Senator Tim Kennedy Of Buffalo Brings Aboard Former National Association Of Letter Carriers/Branch 3 President Robert McLennan As His New Staff Labor Liaison

Published on Wednesday, May 15, 2013 in Labor Endorsements
WNYLaborToday.com Editor’s Note: Pictured Above, Former and Recently-Retired National Association of Letter Carriers (NALC)/Branch 3 President Robert McLennan (on the Left) shakes the hand of New York State Senator Tim Kennedy outside Kennedy’s District Office in South Buffalo. McLennan was recently brought aboard as Staff Labor Liaison for more»

The National AFL-CIO Maps Out Final Voter Push For President Obama & Democrats

Published on Saturday, October 20, 2012 in Labor Endorsements
(WASHINGTON) - The Nation’s Largest Federation of Labor Unions plans to knock on more than five million doors, make five million phone calls and blanket Battleground States with 12 million pieces of mail in the final four days leading up to the November 6th Election. Billing the undertaking as its Final Four Get-Out-The-Vote Plan, the National AFL-CIO more»

IBEW Local 41 Union Member Chuck Gilbert Running Against Incumbent Robin Schimminger For 140th District New York State Assembly Seat

Published on Thursday, October 18, 2012 in Labor Endorsements
(TONAWANDA) – Chuck Gilbert, a Union Member Represented by IBEW (International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers) Local 41, is seeking election to the New York State Assembly and faces Incumbent Robin Schimminger in the 140th District Race. Why is Gilbert, who is employed as a Foreman with MJM Electric in Buffalo, running? “I know what more»

The 300-Thousand-Member Civil Service Employees Association Announces Statewide Union’s ‘Limited’ New York Legislative Endorsements

Published on Sunday, August 26, 2012 in Labor Endorsements
(ALBANY) – The 300,000-Member Civil Service Employees Association (CSEA) has endorsed only a limited number of Candidates in New York State Legislative Races This Fall. Why? Because CSEA President Danny Donohue says: “Many Lawmakers who have long enjoyed CSEA Support will not have it this year because they abandoned the Working People of this State. more»

The New York State United Teachers Union Announces Its Endorsements In Nearly 200 New York State’s Assembly & Senate Races

Published on Sunday, August 26, 2012 in Labor Endorsements
(ALBANY) - New York State United Teachers (NYSUT) Union has announced its endorsements in nearly 200 State Senate and Assembly Races, backing Incumbents and Challengers the 600,000-Member Labor Organization believes advocates for Working Families while fighting against policies that would harm Students, their Public Schools and Colleges, as well as more»

The New York State AFL-CIO Announces Its Endorsements For U.S. Senate & Congress, As Well As For The New York State Assembly & Senate

Published on Thursday, August 23, 2012 in Labor Endorsements
(NEW YORK) – The 2.5-million Member New York State AFL-CIO has announced the endorsement of United States Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, as well as the Endorsements of Candidates running for the House of Representatives – announcements that were made this week during the State Federation’s 32nd Constitutional Convention in New York City. “The Labor more»

New York State AFL-CIO Endorses Re-Election Campaign Of Western New York Assemblyman Sean Ryan/President Mario Cilento Says Ryan Has “Proven To Working Men And Women He Will Stand Up For His Principles”

Published on Wednesday, August 1, 2012 in Labor Endorsements
(ALBANY) - The New York State AFL-CIO has endorsed the re-election campaign of Democratic New York State Assemblyman Sean Ryan of Western New York in the ) in the 149th Assembly District, the Statewide Labor Organization that represents 2.5 million Union Members and 14,000 Working Men and Women in Ryan’s Assembly District. New York State AFL-CIO President more»

Teamsters Endorse Obama/Union Pledges To Put ‘Boots On The Ground’ For Re-Election Effort

Published on Monday, July 30, 2012 in Labor Endorsements
The Teamsters Union has endorsed President Barack Obama for re-election with the enthusiastic support of 2,000 Members gathered at the Union’s Annual Unity Conference. Teamsters General President Jim Hoffa threw the question out to the assembled Teamsters: “Do we want to endorse Barack Obama for President?” The response was a resounding “Yes!” and more»

Western New York State Senator Tim Kennedy Receives Working Families Party Endorsement

Published on Thursday, June 21, 2012 in Labor Endorsements
(BUFFALO) – The Working Families Party (WFP) has endorsed New York State Senator Tim Kennedy in his Re-Election Bid, citing his pursuit of Better-Paying Jobs for Western New Yorkers and relentless advocacy on behalf of Middle-Class Families. “I’m honored to receive the Working Families Party Endorsement,” Kennedy said. “When I was elected into more»

The New York State AFL-CIO Endorses Western New York Congresswoman Kathy Hochul’s Re-Election Bid/President Mario Cilento Says Hochul “Understands The Strength Of Our State And Our Country Depends On A Vibrant Middle Class”

Published on Thursday, June 14, 2012 in Labor Endorsements
The New York AFL-CIO Labor Organization, which represents 2.5 million Union Members across New York State, has endorsed U.S. Congresswoman Kathy Hochul of Western New York in her re-election campaign. “I am pleased to announce the New York State AFL-CIO’s endorsement of Kathy Hochul,” said New York State President Mario Cilento, whose Labor more»

The 1.6 Million-Member American Federation Of State, County & Municipal Employees Endorses President Obama For Re-Election/Says AFSCME President McEntee: “Obama Is The ‘Only Choice’ For The Ninety-Nine-Percent”

Published on Tuesday, December 6, 2011 in Labor Endorsements
(WASHINGTON, D.C.) - The 1.6 million-member American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME) Union announced today (Tuesday, December 6th) its endorsement of President Barack Obama for re-election in 2012. “President Obama is the ‘only choice’ for the ninety-nine-percent. We must put people back to work, make the one-percent pay more»
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