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Remembering Nelson Rivera, The Vice President Of New York City’s Largest Transit Union Who Succumbed To Cancer: “He Had Incredible Empathy And Compassion”

Published on Thursday, May 28, 2020 in New York City Labor News
(NEW YORK CITY) - A top official at New York’s largest Transit Worker Union has died of lung cancer after a prolonged battle with the disease. Nelson Rivera, 53, the Administrative Vice President of Transport Workers Union (TWU) Local 100, was known by colleagues for his humanitarian work and long-time leadership. He was diagnosed with stage four more»

NYS Laborers Show Solidarity With Workers In New Rochelle & Yonkers

Published on Wednesday, May 27, 2020 in New York City Labor News
(NEW YORK CITY) – Last week, the Laborers Local 60 and the New York State Laborers-Employers Cooperation Education Trust (LECET) recognized Essential Workers helping to keep Westchester County moving by giving them free meals as they worked on job sites in New Rochelle and Yonkers. At the Montesano job site in Yonkers, 35 Union Members - consisting more»

A ‘Very Important’ Labor Perspective From Chris Erikson, Business Manager of the 30,000-Member IBEW Local 3: The Trump Flag & The Union Logo ‘Don't Mix’

Published on Tuesday, May 26, 2020 in New York City Labor News
I saw a Trump 2020 flag on a house in Massapequa the other day - not unusual, as there are a lot of Republicans on Long Island - but what made me stop was the work truck in the driveway with an IBEW (International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers) decal on it. I couldn’t help wonder how the wall, the attacks on Immigrants, the attacks on Unions, the more»

Local 802 AFM Musicians Partner with NYC Health + Hospitals & The Mayor's Office of Media And Entertainment To Launch "Music for the Soul" For Our Medical Heroes & Their Patients

Published on Friday, May 22, 2020 in New York City Labor News
(NEW YORK CITY) - This week, Local 802 American Federation of Musicians (AFM) launched "Music for the Soul of NYC's Health + Hospitals Heroes" in partnership with The Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment and NYC Health + Hospitals. This new series will support the 43,000 Staff at New York City’s 11 public hospitals and their patients, funded by more»

Google Says Most Of Its Employees ‘Will Likely Work Remotely Through End of Year’

Published on Thursday, May 21, 2020 in New York City Labor News
(MOUNTAIN VIEW, CALIFORNIA) - Google says most of its Employees will likely be allowed to work remotely through the end of year. Google CEO Sundar Pichai said Employees who needed to work in the office would be allowed to return in June or July with enhanced safety measures in place. The rest would likely continue working from home, a Google spokesperson more»

Union Representing City University of New York Adjuncts ‘Hits The Streets’ To Protest Mass Layoffs & ‘More Austerity Measures For Students And Staff’

Published on Tuesday, May 19, 2020 in New York City Labor News
(NEW YORK CITY) - Now that they’ve been bailed out, the Corporate Class is wasting no time trying to shove austerity measures down the throats of our “Front-Line Heroes” and “Essential Workers” studying at the City University of New York (CUNY). On Monday (May 18th), CUNY students and faculty fought back against efforts to more»

Unions Call On Congress To Include ‘Universal Access’ To Broadband In Pandemic Response

Published on Monday, May 18, 2020 in New York City Labor News
(WASHINGTON, D.C.) – Leaders of the American Federation of Teachers (AFT), the Communications Workers of America (CWA) and the Service Employees International Union (SEIU) are calling for universal access to broadband in future legislation that addresses the Coronavirus Pandemic. In a recent letter, CWA President Chris Shelton, AFT President Randi more»

Non-Profit Workers ‘Turn To Unions’ During Pandemic Uncertainty - Labor Groups Have ‘Increased Their Efforts’ To Organize Non-Profits, One Union ‘Has Announced Seven New Bargaining Units Over Just A 16-Day Period’

Published on Sunday, May 17, 2020 in New York City Labor News
Uncertainty fueled by the Coronavirus Pandemic has sped up a growing number of Non-Profit Workers joining Unions. From Environmental Justice Organizations to Political Advocacy Groups, Non-Profit Employees are turning to Organized Labor to achieve a greater say in how their organizations are run. And Unions - in turn, are capitalizing on the newfound more»

New York City Carpenters Put 1,000 Bags Of Groceries Into The Hands Of Families Struggling During The COVID-19 Pandemic

Published on Friday, May 15, 2020 in New York City Labor News
(NEW YORK CITY) - The New York City & Vicinity District Council of Carpenters (NYCDCC) recently partnered with Catholic Charities Brooklyn & Queens to donate 1,000 bags of groceries and food vouchers to more than 1,500 families in need in Sunset Park, Brooklyn. Approximately, 20 members of the Union - all of them proud Brooklynites - volunteered more»

New York Workers ‘Need A Hero In This Time Of Crisis’ & ‘They Expect Governor Andrew Cuomo To Be That Guy’

Published on Thursday, May 14, 2020 in New York City Labor News
(NEW YORK CITY) - Governor Andrew Cuomo could soon end up becoming a hero or a goat - depending on how he reacts to calls from Labor Rights Advocates to issue a new Executive Order aimed at protecting Workers across the state. Supporters of HERO - the New York Health and Essential Rights Order - say immediate action is needed to better protect the 2.2 more»

Two Worldwide Pandemics ‘Can’t Stop’ Retired UFT Educator As She Celebrates Her 100th Birthday!

Published on Wednesday, May 13, 2020 in New York City Labor News
(BAYSIDE, QUEENS) - New York City is toasting a retired Public School Teacher who, at 100 years old, has lived through two global pandemics. United Federation of Teachers (UFT) Member Luisa Ceci Jacobson celebrated her centennial on May 10th with friends and family forming a cavalcade of cars honking horns and cheering the Italian emigre outside her home more»

Warehouse Workers ‘Are Forcing Amazon To Take COVID-19 Seriously’ - After ‘Missed’ Warnings, ‘Haphazard’ Quarantines & A ‘Fired’ Protest Organizer, Amazon ‘Is Finally Instituting New’ Safety Measures

Published on Tuesday, May 12, 2020 in New York City Labor News
(STATEN ISLAND, NEW YORK) – In late March, Barbara Chandler drove from her home in Queens to the Staten Island Amazon warehouse where she’d worked for three years. The streets were emptier than usual. New York Governor Andrew Cuomo had ordered all non-essential businesses to close two days before and the number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in more»

Kickstarter Union Reaches Agreement With Management For Laid-Off Workers

Published on Monday, May 11, 2020 in New York City Labor News
(NEW YORK CITY) - The Union representing Kickstarter Employees has reached an agreement with management that provides protections for laid-off Workers, Kickstarter United said in a press release. The crowdfunding company announced in an internal memo in late it would likely seek layoffs, along with other cost-cutting measures. Kickstarter CEO Aziz Hasan more»

“My Union ‘Believes We Are Our Brother’s And Sister’s Keeper.’” - New York City Unions ‘Share’ Groceries With ‘Non-Union’ Immigrant Day Construction Laborers

Published on Friday, May 8, 2020 in New York City Labor News
(NEW YORK CITY) - Day Laborers in Queens, the borough hardest hit by COVID-19, are out of work - but they are being forgotten. Union Brothers and Sisters from Laborers Local 79 and the New Immigrant Community Empowerment (NICE) group, along with Councilman Francisco Moya (Democrat-Corona) teamed up this week to deliver vital groceries to families in need. more»

Low-Wage Immigrants Who Are Doing The ‘Essential Work To Keep The Nation Running’ During The Coronavirus Pandemic Are Working ‘Under A Cloud Of Fear’

Published on Thursday, May 7, 2020 in New York City Labor News
(NEW YORK CITY) - More than 130,000 Workers deemed “essential” during the COVID-19 Pandemic are facing the specter of deportation - and, with a Federal Court decision looming on whether the Trump Administration can terminate their right to stay in the country, they are calling on Congress to give them protection and a path to citizenship. Trump more»

New York City & Long Island School Bus Companies ‘On The Brink’ – 16,000 Drivers & School Attendants Are Now ‘Out Of Work’ After Some School Districts In Both Areas ‘Refused To Fulfill Their Commitments To Honor Contracts’

Published on Wednesday, May 6, 2020 in New York City Labor News
(NEW YORK CITY) - School Bus Companies in New York City and Long Island are on the brink of collapse after some school districts in both areas refused to fulfill their commitments to honor their Union Contracts. Fulfilling the contracts would have paid Drivers through June after the COVID-19 Pandemic led to a statewide shutdown and students being schooled more»

New York University Leadership ‘Gaslights’ Residents Over Hazard Pay

Published on Monday, May 4, 2020 in New York City Labor News
(NEW YORK CITY) - New York University (NYU) Residents are seeking compensation for the increased risk they face as they are called to the front lines of the COVID-19 Pandemic, but leadership has declined their request for hazard pay and now stands accused on social media of gaslighting Residents. Residents created a petition, addressed to NYU Langone more»

COVID-19 ‘Looms Large’ On Workers’ Memorial Day As The BlueGreen Alliance Criticizes OSHA For ‘Missing In Action’ In Efforts To Protect Essential Workers

Published on Thursday, April 30, 2020 in New York City Labor News
(NEW YORK CITY) - Despite being inundated with more than 3,000 COVID-19 complaints since the outbreak began in January, the Federal Agency tasked with protecting American Workers has, so far, failed to issue enforceable emergency guidelines. The BlueGreen Alliance, a coalition of Labor and Environmental Organizations took the U.S. Occupational Safety and more»

SAG-AFTRA ‘Confronts Tough Challenges’ During The COVID-19 Crisis

Published on Wednesday, April 29, 2020 in New York City Labor News
(NEW YORK CITY) - From shuttered TV and film production, to Journalists forced into unemployment - the Media Industry has been particularly hard hit by the COVID-19 Epidemic. And when Performers and Broadcasters are put into potential jeopardy, it’s their Union - the Screen Actors Guild/American Federation of Television and Radio Artists more»

Bank Workers Call On Wells Fargo To ‘Step Up’ During COVID-19

Published on Tuesday, April 28, 2020 in New York City Labor News
(NEW YORK CITY) – Front-Line Bank Workers with Multi-National Financial Services Giant Wells Fargo are speaking out this week about the lack of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and other workplace protections ahead of a pivotal shareholders meeting. Employees say Wells Fargo is putting the health of its workforce in jeopardy. Three Wells Fargo more»

Chipotle, Victoria’s Secret Among 2020’S ‘Dirty Dozen’ Employers

Published on Friday, April 24, 2020 in New York City Labor News
(NEW YORK CITY) - Multiple American companies made the cut this year for the National Council for Occupational Safety and Health’s (COSH) list of 2020 “Dirty Dozen” employers. The Special Coronavirus Edition highlights how the actions of the companies on the list are contributing to hazardous work environments. The edition’s more»

Two New York City Construction Unions ‘Hit Hard’ During COVID-19 Crisis

Published on Thursday, April 23, 2020 in New York City Labor News
(NEW YORK CITY) - More than two-thirds of Construction Workers in two major New York Building Trades Unions are out of work because of the COVID-19 Coronavirus Epidemic. About three-fourths of District Council 9 of the International Union of Painters and Allied Trades’ (IUPAT) 11,000 Members are unemployed, says IUPAT Rep Davon Lomax. And in more»

A Variety Exclusive: ‘Ellen’ Daytime Talk Show’s Union-Represented Crew Is ‘Furious’ Over Poor Communication Regarding Pay & The Use Of Non-Union Workers During Coronavirus Shutdown

Published on Wednesday, April 22, 2020 in New York City Labor News
Crew Members from Ellen DeGeneres’ long-running daytime talk show are distressed and outraged over their treatment from top producers amid the Coronavirus Pandemic, numerous insiders affiliated with the series told Variety. The core Stage Crew for “The Ellen DeGeneres Show,” consisting of more than 30 Employees, received no written more»

Labor Perspective From New York City’s Laborers Local 79 Business Manager Mike Prohaska Via The New York Daily News: ‘A Coronavirus Lesson - In A Pandemic, Unionization Protects Health’

Published on Tuesday, April 21, 2020 in New York City Labor News
Workers in hospitals, grocery stores, transit, warehouses, construction sites and elsewhere have been rightly deemed essential, but a tale of two cities is playing out before our eyes: The privileged shelter in place, while others put their bodies on the line to provide health care, food, housing and infrastructure. Unfair working conditions have long more»

Metropolitan Transportation Authority Announces COVID-19 Testing For Transit Workers – ‘So, Why Did It Take So Long?’

Published on Sunday, April 19, 2020 in New York City Labor News
(NEW YORK CITY) – The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) announced last week that it will be partnering with Northwell Health to provide priority testing to Transit Workers who have COVID-19 symptoms. About 50 tests per day, or 350 per week will be administered. This is similar to the partnership the organization has with the New York more»

Luxury Building Workers In New York City & In New Jersey ‘Go Out On Strike For Facemasks And A Union’

Published on Friday, April 17, 2020 in New York City Labor News
(NEW YORK CITY) – Building Service Workers at two luxury buildings in Manhattan and five in New Jersey staged a one-day strike Wednesday (April 16th), charging their employer, the Planned Companies Building Services Contractor, had illegally tried to block them from joining a Union and failed to provide them with proper protective equipment during the more»

In An Agreement With Three Of The Metropolitan Transportation Authority’s Largest Unions, The MTA Will Give The Families Of New York City Workers Killed By The Coronavirus A $500,000 Benefit

Published on Thursday, April 16, 2020 in New York City Labor News
(NEW YORK CITY) - Families of Transit Workers killed by the Coronavirus will receive a $500,000 benefit as if their loved one died in the line of duty, the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) announced this week. The agreement with three of MTA’s largest Unions comes after more than 50 Agency Employees have died from virus-related more»

From Hollywood to Broadway, The Entertainment Industry ‘Is Now Unemployed’

Published on Wednesday, April 15, 2020 in New York City Labor News
(NEW YORK CITY) - It’s estimated throughout the United States there are more than two million Americans who work in the Entertainment Industry - from sound stages in Hollywood to Broadway in New York City to the neighborhood cinema in Main Street USA. An industry that is glamorous, lucrative, well paid and mostly Unionized is now silent for the first more»

New York City Subway Cleaners ‘Keep Essential Workers Safe’

Published on Tuesday, April 14, 2020 in New York City Labor News
(NEW YORK CITY) - He’s got the dirtiest job in New York City and it’s never been more important. Subway Car Cleaner Corey Skinner (Pictured Above/New York Post Photo) spends 16 hours a day, five days a week sanitizing train cars to keep the Essential Workers who ride them each day safe. “I ‘got a job to do and I want to help as more»

How One Union ‘Is Doubling Wages For’ America’s Airport Workers

Published on Monday, April 13, 2020 in New York City Labor News
The Prospect Editor’s Note: The Prospect just ran a piece by Steven Greenhouse on the Service Employees International Union’s (SEIU) successful efforts to ensure the recently-approved Federal bailout for the Airline Industry dedicated $3 billion of that money to continuing to employ the roughly 100,000 Contract Workers who staff the more»

Pandemic Creates ‘Devastating’ Job Losses For Already Vulnerable Domestic Workers

Published on Friday, April 10, 2020 in New York City Labor News
(NEW YORK CITY) - More than two-thirds of the Nation’s 2.25 million Domestic Workers have lost their jobs in the Coronavirus Pandemic, according to a survey released this week by the National Domestic Workers Alliance (NDWA), whose Executive Director Ai-Jen Poo called “sudden and devastating.” The survey of subscribers to the more»

A Look Inside Those Fighting The Coronavirus Inside New York City’s Hospitals: Condition Critical! Nurse Issues ‘Harrowing Report’ From The Medical Frontlines

Published on Thursday, April 9, 2020 in New York City Labor News
LaborPress.org Editor’s Note: Timothy Sheard, a retired Registered Nurse (RN), worked in hospitals for more than 40 years. He is an author of medical mystery novels and founder of Hard Ball Press, a Union/Social Justice book publishing company. When she walks through the automatic doors at 7 a.m. into the ICU, Nurse T steps into a war zone. more»

Chipotle Gives Sick New York City Workers The ‘Runaround’ During COVID-19 Pandemic

Published on Tuesday, April 7, 2020 in New York City Labor News
(NEW YORK CITY) - The Chipotle Mexican Grill Restaurant Chain promised last month that it would give its Employees “directly affected” by COVID-19 two weeks paid sick leave - but Workers at several Manhattan outlets say they were told to take unpaid leave. Miguel Amigon, a father of four who works in a Chipotle near Battery Park, said he began more»

Labor Perspective From Author Stephanie Land: It Shouldn’t Take A Pandemic For Us To Care About Working People & The Poor - We’ve Become So Accustomed To Having Them Work To Make Our Lives Easier That We Rarely Talk About Them

Published on Monday, April 6, 2020 in New York City Labor News
The Huffington Post Editor’s Note: Stephanie Land is the Author of “Maid: Hard Work, Low Pay and a Mother’s Will to Survive” and a fellow at Community Change. Weeks before any cancellations were announced, as a public speaker I knew the fate of my job was not going to fare well, if at all, as the Coronavirus outbreak spread. For more»

Correction Officers Nationwide: “We Are Not Equipped To Handle COVID-19”

Published on Sunday, April 5, 2020 in New York City Labor News
As Coronavirus cases surge in the Nation’s prisons, Correction Officers and their Union Leaders are calling on state governors and the White House to take immediate action to protect the safety of both prisoners and Corrections Officers. Three Union Leaders in Michigan, including Service Employees International Union (SEIU) National President Mary more»

Leaked Amazon Memo ‘Details Plan To Smear Fired’ Warehouse Organizer: ‘He’s Not Smart Or Articulate’ - Written Notes From The Meeting Detail Amazon's Strategy To ‘Fight’ Union Organizing

Published on Friday, April 3, 2020 in New York City Labor News
(STATEN ISLAND, NEW YORK) - Leaked notes from an internal meeting of Amazon leadership obtained by VICE News reveal company executives discussed a plan to smear fired Warehouse Employee Christian Smalls, calling him “not smart or articulate” as part of a PR strategy to make him “the face of the entire Union/Organizing Movement.” more»

Queens ‘Mourns Loss Of Beloved’ Priscilla Carrow - CWA Local 1180 Member/Elmhurst Hospital Employee & Community Board Member To Coronavirus

Published on Thursday, April 2, 2020 in New York City Labor News
(QUEENS, NEW YORK) - Beloved Union Worker, Elmhurst Hospital Employee and Community Board Member Priscilla Carrow died earlier this week from COVID-19. She was 65. Carrow, who was a Member of the Communications Workers of America (CWA) Local 1180 since 2006, was a Senior Shop Steward in her Union and a well-known Activist in Corona, where she was a more»

More New York City Transit Workers Die Of Coronavirus As Front-Line Personnel Nationwide ‘Continue To Plead For Masks’

Published on Wednesday, April 1, 2020 in New York City Labor News
(NEW YORK CITY) - As their Union scrambles to provide them with enough Personal Protection Equipment (PPE) against the ongoing spread of Coronavirus, Transit Workers continue to pay an increasingly tragic price for their dedication to the City of New York. This week, Patrick Patoir, a 33-year veteran of the Transit Authority’s Car Equipment more»

Amazon Fires Staten Island Warehouse Worker Who Organized Walk-Out Protest Over Lack Of Coronavirus Protections

Published on Tuesday, March 31, 2020 in New York City Labor News
(STATEN ISLAND, NEW YORK) - Dozens of Amazon Workers at a Staten Island warehouse walked out of work Monday (March 30th) to protest the company's "lack of safety protocols during the COVID-19 Pandemic," demanding the location be shut down for at least two weeks - and the man who organized the walk-out was fired, according to a report. Chris Smalls, a more»

Meet New York City’s Front-Line Workers In Public Transit, Health Care, Child Care, Grocery, Pharmacy, Sanitation, Janitorial, Utility & Delivery Industries

Published on Monday, March 30, 2020 in New York City Labor News
(NEW YORK CITY) - New York City Comptroller Scott Stringer has released a comprehensive report of New York City’s essential Front-Line Workers helping battle the COVID-19 Pandemic, including those professionals work in public transit, health care, child care, grocery, pharmacy, sanitation, janitorial, utility and delivery industries. “As our more»

Coronavirus Takes Deadly Toll On New York City’s Front-Line Workers

Published on Sunday, March 29, 2020 in New York City Labor News
(NEW YORK CITY) - In a week where the number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in New York City multiplied to more than 27,000, two Transit Workers, a High School Principal and a Parking Meter Collections Assistant became the first City Employees confirmed to have died from the lung-afflicting virus. Peter Petrassi, 49, a Subway Conductor who had been working in more»

1199 SEIU Healthcare Workers Need Our Help! ‘Channel Your Inner Norma Rae’ & ‘Use Your Voice To Call For More’ Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) To Aid In The Fight Against COVID-19

Published on Friday, March 27, 2020 in New York City Labor News
(BROOKLYN, NEW YORK) - 1199 Service Employees International Union (SEIU) has launched a new social media photo push, urging Health Care Workers and everyday Americans to channel their inner "Norma Rae," to call for more Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) to aid in the fight against COVID-19. There is a nationwide shortage of masks, gloves, gowns, and more»

Coronavirus ‘Heaps Further Hardship On Vulnerable’ Construction Workers

Published on Thursday, March 26, 2020 in New York City Labor News
(NEW YORK CITY) – As New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio is under increasing pressure to institute a city-wide moratorium on all non-essential building - the Coronavirus Pandemic is already impacting the most vulnerable Construction Workers in the industry. Non-represented Non-Union Construction Workers, already especially vulnerable to wage theft, more»

While The Coronavirus Cancelled Plans For People To Gather To Mark The 109th Anniversary Of The Triangle Shirtwaist Fire In New York City, The New York AFL-CIO Offers A Podcast: ‘A Day In History That Changed Workplace Safety’

Published on Wednesday, March 25, 2020 in New York City Labor News
(NEW YORK CITY) - While the Coronavirus cancelled plans for people to gather to mark the 109th anniversary of the Triangle Shirtwaist Fire in New York City today (Wednesday, March 25th), the New York AFL-CIO is offering a podcast: A Day In History That Changed Workplace Safety. Normally on this day, large crowds of Union Members and others would gather at more»

The Heads Of New York City Unions ‘React To The Growing’ Coronavirus Crisis

Published on Tuesday, March 24, 2020 in New York City Labor News
(NEW YORK CITY) - As Workers from various professional backgrounds throughout New York City try to stay afloat during the Coronavirus Pandemic, Union Leaders are stepping up to do whatever they can to protect them and stay abreast of their needs - despite the Federal Government’s initial response to the crisis. “I ‘don’t more»

The City’s Union-Represented Doormen - Deemed ‘Essential’ Workers - ‘Are On The Front Lines’ Of The Coronavirus Pandemic

Published on Monday, March 23, 2020 in New York City Labor News
(NEW YORK CITY) - Back in December, before the coronavirus was even named, and long before it shut down the world, New York Magazine spoke to New York City Doormen at a meeting of their Union - 32BJ Service Employees International Union (SEIU) ⁠- mostly about what it was like to serve the sometimes very entitled people in their buildings. As Duilio more»

The Coalition Of Broadway Unions And Guilds Calls On New York City & The State To Provide Emergency Assistance To Arts Workers

Published on Sunday, March 22, 2020 in New York City Labor News
(NEW YORK CITY) - As individual Unions continue to push for emergency funding, the Coalition of Broadway Unions and Guilds (COBUG) have called on New York City and state officials to provide assistance to the more than 100,000 Art Workers whose employment has been impacted by shutdowns caused by COVID-19. As such, COBUG released the following statement: more»

Coronavirus In NYC: Construction Workers ‘Keep Building, Even If Sick’

Published on Friday, March 20, 2020 in New York City Labor News
(NEW YORK CITY) - The Big Apple’s Construction Trades Workers are still showing up for work - sometimes even while sick - putting new pressure on City Hall to close down job sites as it battles the spread of Coronavirus, The New York Post has learned. The developments come as Construction Union Officials and sources told the paper that Mayor Bill de more»

The Service Employees International Union Issues Four-Point List Of Demands To ‘Protect All Workers’

Published on Thursday, March 19, 2020 in New York City Labor News
(NEW YORK CITY) - Members of the Service Employees International Union (SEIU) and Workers in the Fight for $15 and a Union Campaign are calling on private industry to Protect All Workers - rolling out a list of demands aimed at helping provide protection for Workers across a wide range of industries from airlines to hospitals, fast food restaurants and more»

Trump Administration Urges Union & Non-Union Construction Companies To Give N95 Construction Masks To Hospitals Due To Depletion Of Medical Equipment In Wake Of National Coronavirus Outbreak

Published on Wednesday, March 18, 2020 in New York City Labor News
(WASHINGTON, D.C.) - Vice President Mike Pence is urging construction companies – both Union and Non-Union, to donate respiratory masks to hospitals and health centers as fears grow they will run out of essential medical equipment as the Coronavirus infects more Americans. “We would make one specific request and that is we would urge more»