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‘Across The Board,’ Civil Service Employees Association Members ‘Keep Horse Racing Clean’

Published on Tuesday, August 3, 2021 in New York City Labor News
(ELMONT, NEW YORK) - At the racetrack, far from the adoring crowds, a team of diligent horse whistlers keeps gaming clean. “I never appreciated the saying ‘peeing like a racehorse’ until I came here,” joked Ramona Lawla, a Civil Service Employees Association (CSEA) Member and Racing Inspector at the Belmont Racetrack. “Now, I more»

SMART Decision: The International Association of Sheet Metal, Air, Rail & Transportation Workers ‘Helps Fund Pioneering’ Non-Profit’s Construction Camp For Girls - Tools & Tiaras Incorporated

Published on Sunday, August 1, 2021 in New York City Labor News
(NEW YORK CITY) - In its on-going efforts to champion equity for women in the construction industry, the International Association of Sheet Metal, Air, Rail and Transportation Workers (SMART) recently made a substantial donation to Tools & Tiaras, Incorporated. The girl-empowering, Trades jobs-focused non-profit was founded in 2017 by history-making more»

Union Advocates Rally In New York City To Support Striking Alabama Coalminers - 1,100 Workers From Two Warrior Met Coal Mines Have Been On Strike Since April

Published on Thursday, July 29, 2021 in New York City Labor News
(NEW YORK CITY) - Coal Miners and Union Advocates from across the country rallied in New York City on Wednesday (July 28th) in support of Alabama Miners who are four months into a Strike against their employer, Warrior Met Coal. Dressed in camouflage T-shirts with the slogan: “We Are Everywhere,” Members of the United Mine Workers Association more»

The Better Care Better Jobs Act - ‘A Game-Changer For Working Women Of Color’

Published on Wednesday, July 28, 2021 in New York City Labor News
(NEW YORK CITY) - Help - in the form of the Better Care Better Jobs Act - could finally be on the way for the more than 800,000 Americans across the country now languishing on a wait list for vital Home and Community Based Services (HCBS), but if they’re kept waiting much longer, it’ll be because Working Women of Color and Immigrants also stand more»

New York ‘Will Be Buzzing’ With Union Jobs ‘Thanks To Upcoming’ Pot Industry

Published on Tuesday, July 27, 2021 in New York City Labor News
(NEW YORK CITY) - Union jobs in New York are about to be so dope. Thousands of well-paying gigs - with great benefits to boot - are on the horizon in the state, thanks to the recent legalization of recreational marijuana, Labor Leaders tell The New York Post. The Local 338 of the Retail, Wholesale and Department Store Union (RWDSU) - the so-called more»

“We’re Zoomers And We Want The PRO Act” - Gen Z & Millennials ‘Face A Bleak Economic Future.’ ‘So What’s The Answer?’ - ‘Massively Expand’ Union Membership & Democratize Workplaces

Published on Monday, July 26, 2021 in New York City Labor News
In These Times Editor’s Note: James Coleman is a 22-year-old City Councilmember for the City of South San Francisco and a Harvard University graduate. Nick Gonzalez is a 23-year-old Policy Analyst at the UCLA Latino Policy & Politics Initiative will attend Georgetown’s McCourt School of Public Policy. Like so many other recent college more»

Actors’ Equity Association Announces ‘Open Access,’ Expanding Eligibility For Union Membership

Published on Friday, July 23, 2021 in New York City Labor News
(NEW YORK CITY) - As the Live Arts Industry begins to restart and work increases as the pandemic diminishes, Actors’ Equity Association - the national Union representing more than 51,000 Professional Actors and Stage Managers in live theatre, has announced a new Open Access Membership Policy, allowing any Theatre Worker who can demonstrate more»

“Hey, Allianz - Quit Bankrolling Wage Theft And Worker Abuse!”

Published on Thursday, July 22, 2021 in New York City Labor News
(NEW YORK CITY) - Before Kareame Perkins joined Laborers Local 79, there was no end to wage theft and other abuses she experienced as a Non-Union Construction Worker in New York City. Sadly, Perkins’ outrageous experiences are emblematic - billions of dollars are stolen from abused Workers throughout New York State each year. And while Governor more»

Employees At The Whitney Museum Of American Art & The Hispanic Society Seek To Unionize With The UAW - Workers Say Job Stability & Ongoing Inequities ‘Have Become Even More Pressing’ During The Coronavirus Pandemic

Published on Tuesday, July 20, 2021 in New York City Labor News
(NEW YORK CITY) - Unionization efforts at U.S. museums show no signs of stopping with Staff at two major New York City museums petitioning to join United Auto Workers (UAW) Local 2110, which already represents Cultural and Educational Workers across the Northeast. Around 190 Conservators, Curators, Educators, Editors, Front-Facing Staff, Porters and more more»

Officers & Guards Union Sues City Over ‘Unsafe’ Conditions As Department of Correction’s Chief Releases Plan To Address Complaints

Published on Sunday, July 18, 2021 in New York City Labor News
(NEW YORK CITY) – New York City’s Jail Officers Union has sued the Department of Correction, alleging Officers are being forced to work in “unsafe and unhealthy working conditions,” including 20-plus hour shifts and failing to provide adequate protective gear at the height of the COVID-19 Pandemic. The suit comes as the department more»

Most Americans Can Be Fired ‘For No Reason At Any Time, But A New Law In New York Could Change That’ - “Just-Cause” Protections ‘Will Revolutionize’ Job Security For 70,000 Fast-Food Workers & ‘Millions More Americans May Benefit Soon, Too’

Published on Thursday, July 15, 2021 in New York City Labor News
(NEW YORK CITY) - Melody Walker had just finished working the lunch rush at a Chipotle in New York City when her manager walked up and told her, in front of several Co-Workers, that she was fired. Walker worked there almost a year without any complaints from the boss. When the 36-year-old single mom asked him for an explanation, he said it was because she more»

The Professional Staff Congress ‘Urges’ New York City Unions ‘To Delay Further’ Privatization Of Retiree Health Care

Published on Wednesday, July 14, 2021 in New York City Labor News
(NEW YORK CITY) - With the Municipal Labor Committee scheduled to vote today (July 14th), on a proposal to switch retired City Workers’ health care from traditional Medicare to a private Medicare Advantage plan, the Professional Staff Congress (PSC) - the Union representing City University Faculty and Staff, is calling on them to delay it until more»

Sheet Metal Workers Local 28’s ‘Tin Knockers’ – ‘Ready to Build the Best’ Of New York City

Published on Tuesday, July 13, 2021 in New York City Labor News
(NEW YORK CITY) - Stretching more than 1,400 feet into the sky, One Vanderbilt has been touted as the “most modern, up to date, technically advanced building” in 21st Century New York - and Local 28’s Tin Knockers are playing a huge part in bringing it all to life. “They’re really not done drawing the building yet,” more»

“She Spent Her Life Fighting For Civil Rights, Workers’ Rights And Immigrants’ Rights” - Dynamic & Long-Time International Ladies’ Garment Workers’ Union Activist & Organizer Kathy (Enriqueta) Andrade Passes At The Age Of 88

Published on Monday, July 12, 2021 in New York City Labor News
(NEW YORK CITY) - Dynamic Activist and long-time Labor Organizer, Kathy (Enriqueta) Andrade, passed away on Friday, July 2nd, 2021 - just shy of her 89th birthday. Arriving from El Salvador in the 1950s, Andrade worked as a Garment Worker and Organizer in Miami before moving to New York City and joining Local 23-25 of the International Ladies’ more»

Labor Perspective From ALIGN & IBEW Local 3: New York City ‘Needs To Create Green, Healthy Schools’ As They Fully Reopen - Such An Initiative ‘Will Also Create Good-Paying’ Union Jobs & Help NYC ‘Dramatically Reduce’ Its Climate Pollution

Published on Sunday, July 11, 2021 in New York City Labor News
The Gotham Gazette Editor’s Note: Maritza Silva-Farrell is Executive Director of ALIGN and Christopher Erikson is Business Manager of International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) Local 3. The next Mayor of New York City will need to ensure communities hit hardest by COVID-19 can not only recover, but achieve greater economic security and more»

“We’re Celebrating Ourselves” - Pandemic’s ‘Unsung Heroes Honored’ In New York City Ticker Tape Parade For Front Line COVID-19 Workers

Published on Thursday, July 8, 2021 in New York City Labor News
(NEW YORK CITY) – New York City’s unsung Pandemic Heroes swapped the darkness of COVID-19 for the sunshine along the Canyon of Heroes at a rousing ticker-tape parade where New Yorkers cheered the selfless Workers’ inspiring courage and commitment. An array of Night Shift Nurses, Volunteer Charity Workers, Teachers, Transportation more»

Met Opera Stagehands Reach Tentative Deal To End Lockout

Published on Wednesday, July 7, 2021 in New York City Labor News
(NEW YORK CITY) – Union-represented Stagehands at the Metropolitan Opera have reached a tentative contract agreement to end a seven-month lockout, their Union announced Tuesday (July 6th). The Met’s Stage and Shop Crew Members voted overwhelmingly to recommend that the full Membership ratify the deal, International Alliance of Theatrical more»

Professional Staff Congress Union ‘Rallies Against’ New York City Mayor De Blasio’s Plan To Cut $77 Million In Budget Money For The City University Of New York

Published on Tuesday, July 6, 2021 in New York City Labor News
(NEW YORK CITY) – City University of New York (CUNY) students, City Council members and other CUNY representatives have joined forces to combat Mayor Bill de Blasio’s Executive Budget that would decrease CUNY’s funding. According to the Professional Staff Congress (PSC), the CUNY Staff and Faculty Union, de Blasio’s Executive Budget more»

“We Want Our Medicare!” - Unionized New York City Retirees Protest Possible Privatization

Published on Sunday, July 4, 2021 in New York City Labor News
(NEW YORK CITY) - More than 200 retired City Workers and supporters marched through lower Manhattan on June 30th, protesting a possible deal to switch their health-care coverage from traditional Medicare to a private Medicare Advantage Plan - which they say would cost them much more money and put a bog of stingy bureaucracy between them and their doctors. more»

New York City And Vicinity District Council of Carpenters Executive-Secretary Treasurer Joseph Geiger To The Union’s Membership: Carpenters RISE Needs You!

Published on Friday, July 2, 2021 in New York City Labor News
LaborPress.org Editor’s Note: Joseph A. Geiger is Executive-Secretary Treasurer of the New York City and Vicinity District Council of Carpenters On February 9, 2021, we launched Carpenters RISE with the intention of becoming a political powerhouse once again. It was a major undertaking at a very poignant time and we had all eyes looking at us. more»

American Jewish World Service Voluntarily Recognizes the AJWS Union

Published on Thursday, July 1, 2021 in New York City Labor News
(NEW YORK CITY) - The recently-formed AJWS (American Jewish World Service) Union has announced management at American Jewish World Service, a leading global Jewish Human Rights Organization, has formally and voluntarily recognized the Workers' Union affiliated with Office and Professional Employees International Union (OPEIU) Local 153. "My colleagues and more»

“When Regulations Are Ignored And The Proper Safety Precautions Have Not Been Implemented, The Consequences Can Be Devastating” - NYC Buildings Department ‘Shuts Down More Than 300 Construction Sites In Massive’ Safety Sweep

Published on Tuesday, June 29, 2021 in New York City Labor News
(NEW YORK CITY) - More than 300 New York City construction sites have been shut down this month because Building Inspectors found glaring safety violations, the The New York Daily News has learned. The 322 sites, more than a third of which were in Brooklyn, were shuttered during a massive zero-tolerance safety sweep conducted by the Department of Buildings more»

New Monument Honoring Essential Workers To Open In NYC On Labor Day

Published on Monday, June 28, 2021 in New York City Labor News
(NEW YORK CITY) -As New York honors those who were on the front lines of the COVID-19 Pandemic, Governor Andrew Cuomo has announced the state will open a new monument for Essential Workers in New York City. The new Circle of Heroes Monument to Essential Workers will open on Labor Day at New York City’s Battery Park City. “For you to stay home more»

Met Opera Workers ‘Walk The Line - On-Line’ - Locked-Out Stagehands & Skilled Craftspeople Joined By Union Supporters Launch First-Of-Its-Kind Interactive ‘Virtual Picket Line’

Published on Thursday, June 24, 2021 in New York City Labor News
(NEW YORK CITY) - In recent weeks, hundreds of Members and allies of the International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees (IATSE), the Union representing the Metropolitan Opera’s Stagehands and Skilled Craftspeople, gathered in person in front of Lincoln Center to protest the opera company locking out its Workers. Now, the Union is taking the more»

Striking Alabama Miners ‘Call Out’ NYC Hedge Funds ‘For Bringing In Scabs’

Published on Wednesday, June 23, 2021 in New York City Labor News
(NEW YORK CITY) – Question: You take a six-dollar pay cut and what do you get? Answer: Five years older and no respect for the sacrifices you made to get your employer out of bankruptcy, say the striking Alabama Coal Miners who protested outside the Manhattan offices of three hedge funds on Tuesday (June 22nd). “They told us, since we bailed more»

NYC Workers ‘Excluded From New’ COVID Protections ‘Call on Biden To Make it Right’

Published on Tuesday, June 22, 2021 in New York City Labor News
(NEW YORK CITY) – Front Line Workers hoping that President Joe Biden would provide them with the enforceable Workplace Safety Measures callously denied them under Republican Donald Trump’s watch, are charging the new administration with breaking its promise to American Workers toiling on the front lines of the ongoing COVID-19 Pandemic. more»

“They ‘Want’ Workers ‘To Be Afraid So That They Can’t Stand Up For Themselves’” - Staten Island Amazon Workers Say The ‘Retail Behemoth Is Hampering’ Unionization Efforts

Published on Monday, June 21, 2021 in New York City Labor News
(NEW YORK CITY) - Connor Spence has been working at the giant Amazon Fulfillment Center known as JFK 8 on Staten Island for three years. “We want to change our relationship with the company and make it less of a dictatorship there and more of a partnership," said Spence, who is a Worker and Union Organizer. He says 5,600 people work at the facility, more»

“These Gains Are The Direct Result Of Collective Action” - The New Yorker Union ‘Reaches A Deal To Avoid’ A Strike, Agreement Includes Raises Of 10% For Most Staffers

Published on Friday, June 18, 2021 in New York City Labor News
(NEW YORK CITY) - The New Yorker managed to dodge a work stoppage on Wednesday (June 16th) when Staff and management at the weekly magazine agreed to a first Union contract after two and a half years of negotiations. The publication’s Staff Union announced on Twitter that it had brokered a tentative agreement with parent company Condé Nast to more»

NYC Construction Workers Hold Protest As Wage-Theft Bills ‘Are Delayed’

Published on Thursday, June 17, 2021 in New York City Labor News
(NEW YORK CITY) - Two weeks after the Legislature passed a Bill intended to curb wage theft, about 200 Building Trades-represented Workers and supporters rallied outside a Manhattan construction project earlier this week to protest its using contractors that have records of wage theft, according to the Take It Back Campaign. The measure, passed by more»

New York City PBA ‘Sued For Inflammatory’ Comments - A Shake Shack Employee Sues The Union After They ‘Falsely Tweeted He Poisoned Three Officers’

Published on Wednesday, June 16, 2021 in New York City Labor News
(NEW YORK CITY) - One year ago, on June 15th, 2020, at the height of the protests around the murder of George Floyd under the knee of a Minneapolis Police Officer, controversy erupted in New York City. The Police Benevolent Association (PBA) and the Detectives Endowment Association (DEA) were tweeting Officers were being intentionally poisoned by Shake more»

Billionaires ‘Pay No Taxes’ While ‘Workers Get No’ Raises

Published on Tuesday, June 15, 2021 in New York City Labor News
Yahoo Finance Editor’s Note: A mobile billboard (pictured above) calling for higher taxes on the ultra-wealthy depicts an image of Billionaire Businessman Jeff Bezos near the U.S. Capitol in May (2021) in Washington, D.C. Organized by the group Patriotic Millionaires, the mobile billboards rolled through Washington and New York City to mark Tax Day, more»

Confronting Power With Power…

Published on Monday, June 14, 2021 in New York City Labor News
(NEW YORK CITY) - The NewsGuild of New York and International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers IBEW Local 3 are currently fighting a couple of very powerful corporations who view them like an invasion of the plague. Not surprisingly, both Advance Publications and Charter Spectrum share top policymakers who are virulently Anti-Union. The NewsGuild of New more»

In The Wake Of Three Recent Construction Worker Deaths In Separate Work-Related Incidents, New York City Will Conduct ‘Zero Tolerance’ Sweeps At Construction Sites

Published on Friday, June 11, 2021 in New York City Labor News
(STATEN ISLAND, NEW YORK) - The New York City Buildings Department (DOB) will conduct zero tolerance sweeps across the five boroughs to ensure safety for both Workers and the public at construction sites, the agency announced this week. While performing the sweeps, DOB Inspectors will issue enforcement actions, including shutting down sites, if they more»

“We Are The Delivery Workers Who Kept Many Businesses Afloat. We Think We Deserve Essential Protections.” - New York City Deliveristas Rally For ‘Better Pay & The Right To Use Toilets’

Published on Thursday, June 10, 2021 in New York City Labor News
(NEW YORK CITY) - Arrayed behind a phalanx of red, blue, and purple electric bicycles, several dozen Workers for App-based food-delivery companies and supporters rallied in City Hall Park earlier this week, calling on the New York City Council to pass a six-Bill package intended to improve their pay and working conditions - including one that would require more»

After ‘More Than Two Years’ Of Negotiations With The Magazine’s Parent Company, Condé Nast, 100-Plus New Yorker Demonstrators Stage A Protest Outside Editorial Director’s Anna Wintour’s Townhouse

Published on Wednesday, June 9, 2021 in New York City Labor News
(NEW YORK CITY) - On Monday (June 7th) morning, Union Employees at The New Yorker unveiled a website that included their demands for higher pay and better job security, as well as the statement that they were “on the verge of a Strike.” The next day, on Tuesday evening, the Employees marched from the campus of New York University to the nearby more»

New York City Building & Construction Trades President Gary LaBarbera ‘Warns’ “Wage Theft Can No Longer Be Tolerated”

Published on Tuesday, June 8, 2021 in New York City Labor News
(NEW YORK CITY) - Wage theft and safety are the biggest issues facing New York Construction Workers, says Gary LaBarbera, head of the New York State Building and Construction Trades Council and President of both the Building and Construction Trades Council of Greater New York. “We’ve been making it clear across the state that wage theft can no more»

Amazon Fired Him, Now He’s Trying To Unionize 5,000 Workers In New York - Christian Smalls ‘Takes On The Fiercely Anti-Union Colossus, Convinced A Union Of Only Amazon Workers Is The Smartest Way To Rally’ Amazon Employees

Published on Monday, June 7, 2021 in New York City Labor News
(STATEN ISLAND, NEW YORK) - Christian Smalls has taken on the biggest challenge of his life - still smarting from when Amazon fired him last year, the 32-year-old is spearheading an effort to Unionize more than 5,000 workers at four Amazon facilities in Staten Island, including a giant warehouse. Smalls is taking a highly unusual route in pursuing this more»

To Assist In Pandemic Recovery, DC 37 ‘Calls For Pathway To 100,000 Green Jobs’

Published on Sunday, June 6, 2021 in New York City Labor News
(NEW YORK CITY) - As American Federation of State, County & Municipal Employees (AFSCME) District Council (DC) 37 launches its Green Jobs Training Initiative, the Union is urging the de Blasio administration to fund 100,000 jobs over the next three years to help the city address climate change. The training program was created to give Union Members the more»

New York Times Workers Are ‘Fed Up’ With The Newspaper’s Union-Busting Tactics

Published on Friday, June 4, 2021 in New York City Labor News
(NEW YORK CITY) - In April, when a group of more than 650 software Engineers, Product Managers and Data Analysts at The New York Times tried to Unionize, leadership not only declined to voluntarily recognize their Union, but began to hold mandatory Anti-Union meetings. While management, of course, had known about the Union months before it went public, the more»

Teamsters File Charges Against Billionaire Catsimatidis’ Oil Company At NLRB - Union Charges United Metro Energy With ‘Multiple Violations’ Of Labor Law Amid 44-Day Strike

Published on Wednesday, June 2, 2021 in New York City Labor News
(NEW YORK CITY) - Teamsters Local 553 has filed charges at the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) against the United Metro Energy Corporation, which is owned by billionaire John Catsimatidis, alleging the company illegally fired, threatened, and retaliated against striking Essential Workers at the company’s Brooklyn Oil Terminal. The charges, more»

SAG-AFTRA Files Charges With The NLRB Against New York Public Radio

Published on Tuesday, June 1, 2021 in New York City Labor News
(NEW YORK CITY) - The Screen Actors Guild-American Federation of Television and Radio Artists (SAG-AFTRA) has filed an Unfair Labor Practice (ULP) Charge with the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) against New York Public Radio - owner of WNYC, The Gothamist and other media properties, in response to a coordinated and aggressive campaign to undermine the more»

Support For Gig Worker Union Bill In New York ‘Collapsing After Scrutiny’

Published on Wednesday, May 26, 2021 in New York City Labor News
(NEW YORK CITY) - The fate of a New York State proposal that would allow some App-based Gig Workers to join a Union is in doubt after key players, including a collective of Food Delivery Workers, came out against the measure on Tuesday (May 25th). Los Deliveristas Unidos - a group of mainly Immigrant Food Delivery Couriers - and 32BJ Service Employees more»

Striking Teamsters-Represented Oil Workers In New York City Protest Billionaire John Catsimatidis’ Manhattan Offices For Underpaying Essential Workers

Published on Monday, May 24, 2021 in New York City Labor News
(NEW YORK CITY) - Teamsters and striking Oil Workers, who have been on the picket line since April 19th, rallied outside of billionaire John Catsimatidis’ Manhattan offices today (Monday, May 24th) in protest of the low wages paid to Essential Workers at his United Metro Energy. “We were ‘essential enough to report to work through the more»

Hard Hat Memorial: Construction Workers Who Lost Their Lives While On The Jobsite Remembered During Annual Mass Held At St. Patrick’s Cathedral

Published on Friday, May 21, 2021 in New York City Labor News
(NEW YORK CITY) - New York City is thanking the Hard Hat Heroes who paid the ultimate price over the past year, either through a job site accident or due to COVID-19. The Big Apple would not be the towering forest of skyscrapers it is today without Construction Workers. These men and women built the apartments New Yorkers live in and the offices they work more»

“This Is Largely About Strengthening A Greater Sense Of Balance Within The Newsroom” - Editorial Staffers At Forbes Unionize With The NewsGuild Of New York

Published on Wednesday, May 19, 2021 in New York City Labor News
(NEW YORK CITY) - The Editorial Workers at Forbes have announced their intention to Unionize with The NewsGuild of New York with more than 80% of eligible Staffers signed on to the campaign. Forbes Staffers are now asking company management to respect their collective voice and recognize their Union. For over 100 years, Forbes has been an influential news more»

Virtual Vigil Honors Corrections Officers Lost To COVID-19 - In The Past Year, 219 Corrections Officers & 41 Non-Custody Employees Died - At The Same Time, COVID Killed More Than 2,750 Incarcerated Individuals

Published on Tuesday, May 18, 2021 in New York City Labor News
(NEW YORK CITY) - One Voice United, a national organization for Corrections Officers and Staff, held a virtual vigil on May 14th, memorializing those who lost their lives during the ongoing COVID-19 Pandemic. National Labor Leaders, including Service Employees International Union (SEIU) International President Mary Kay Henry and National AFL-CIO more»

‘Struggling’ Food Delivery Workers’ ‘Secret Weapon’ - ‘Support From A Powerful’ Union

Published on Monday, May 17, 2021 in New York City Labor News
(NEW YORK CITY) – In late April, more than 2,000 Food Delivery Workers biked from Times Square to Foley Square, briefly shutting down traffic on Broadway, to demand better wages and protections from the Tech Giants that run Delivery App Platforms. Los Deliveristas Unidos had rallied before - but this time, the Workers who spoke were joined by a more»

Metropolitan Opera Unions Rally Against Proposed Pay Cuts

Published on Friday, May 14, 2021 in New York City Labor News
(NEW YORK CITY) - As New York prepares for the long-awaited reopening of its performing arts sector, with several Broadway shows putting tickets on sale for the Fall, it is still unclear whether the Metropolitan Opera will be able to reach the Labor Agreements it needs to bring up its heavy golden curtain for the gala opening night it hopes to hold in more»

‘Deadly Shame’ Animated Shorts Highlight Nurses & Their ‘Life & Death Struggle For Systemic Change’

Published on Thursday, May 13, 2021 in New York City Labor News
(NEW YORK CITY) - National Nurses United (NNU), the largest Union and Professional Association of Registered Nurses (RNs) in the U.S. with more than 170,000 Members nationwide, has released a new series of animated shorts exploring the dichotomy of being both celebrated Front Line Heroes and marginalized professionals in the age of COVID-19. The Deadly more»

Know Anyone In NYC Who Wants To Learn To Become A Union Iron Worker? - Locals 40 & 361 Announce 2021 Recruitment Drive For Three-Year, ‘Earn-While-Your Learn’ Apprenticeship Opportunities

Published on Tuesday, May 11, 2021 in New York City Labor News
(ASTORIA, NEW YORK) – Do you know anyone in New York City who wants to become a Union Iron Worker? If so, Locals 40 and 361 have announced their 2021 recruitment drive for three-year, earn-while-you-learn Apprenticeship opportunities. The Iron Worker Locals are looking for those wanting a true Middle Class career that provides fair wages ($39.25 more»