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High Court Allows Full Compensation for Multiple Permanent Injuries to a Limb – LaborPress
06/06/2022
High Court Allows Full Compensation for Multiple Permanent Injuries to a Limb – LaborPress

High Court Allows Full Compensation for Multiple Permanent Injuries to a Limb – LaborPress

New York, NY – For many years, business and insurance interests have been campaigning to reduce or eliminate the compensation that an injured worker can receive for permanent injury to a limb – arm, leg, hand, foot, finger or toe (also vision loss, hearing loss, and facial disfigurement). Since ...

High Court Allows Full Compensation for Multiple Permanent Injuries to a Limb – LaborPress
06/06/2022
High Court Allows Full Compensation for Multiple Permanent Injuries to a Limb – LaborPress

High Court Allows Full Compensation for Multiple Permanent Injuries to a Limb – LaborPress

New York, NY – For many years, business and insurance interests have been campaigning to reduce or eliminate the compensation that an injured worker can receive for permanent injury to a limb – arm, leg, hand, foot, finger or toe (also vision loss, hearing loss, and facial disfigurement). Since ...

Listen to the Pilots: American Airlines Veterans Raise Alarm About a ‘System at Risk’
06/05/2022

Listen to the Pilots: American Airlines Veterans Raise Alarm About a ‘System at Risk’

Chipotle Workers Campaign Builds Momentum – LaborPress
06/03/2022
Chipotle Workers Campaign Builds Momentum – LaborPress

Chipotle Workers Campaign Builds Momentum – LaborPress

New York, NY – Scores of labor activists and a large contingent of the New York City Council members rallied on June 2, in City Hall Park to demand Chipotle end what they charge is a pattern of illegal retaliation against employees who have been working with 32BJ SEIU for higher wages and better w...

Stuck Nation Radio – Memorial Day Edition – LaborPress
05/30/2022
Stuck Nation Radio – Memorial Day Edition – LaborPress

Stuck Nation Radio – Memorial Day Edition – LaborPress

New York, NY – On this special Memorial Day edition of Stuck Nation Radio we delve into the Dollar General worker campaign sweeping much of the nation; the Poor People’s Campaign’s June 18 march on Washington, D.C.; civil service jobs for U.S. veterans; and the AFL-CIO National Convention comi...

The Continuing Cost of War, and Memorial Day Remembrance – LaborPress
05/30/2022
The Continuing Cost of War, and Memorial Day Remembrance – LaborPress

The Continuing Cost of War, and Memorial Day Remembrance – LaborPress

New York, NY – With Memorial Day weekend being the unofficial start to the summer, it is incumbent upon us to remember this federal holiday is more than just a three-day weekend. This day of remembrance has history which dates back to the first official Memorial Day on May 30, 1868.

Labor’s Tide Rises From Southern Streets to the C-Suite – LaborPress
05/28/2022
Labor’s Tide Rises From Southern Streets to the C-Suite – LaborPress

Labor’s Tide Rises From Southern Streets to the C-Suite – LaborPress

New York, NY – While the nation was reeling from the mass shootings in Buffalo, New York and Uvalde, Texas — well organized labor protests extended into the historically union hostile so-called southern ‘right to work states’ and at stockholder meetings where public pensions took aim at work...

05/26/2022
Ironworkers Local 46 Apprentice Welinton Baque Rises to New Heights After Leaving Non-Union Work Far Behind – LaborPress
05/25/2022
Ironworkers Local 46 Apprentice Welinton Baque Rises to New Heights After Leaving Non-Union Work Far Behind – LaborPress

Ironworkers Local 46 Apprentice Welinton Baque Rises to New Heights After Leaving Non-Union Work Far Behind – LaborPress

New York, NY – Thirty-seven-year-old Welinton Baque is a fifth-year Ironworkers apprentice originally from Guayaquil, Ecuador, now making his home in Elizabeth, N.J. LaborPress sat down with the married father of five to learn about his journey into the unionized Building Trades, what he’s learn...

Report Calls on New York City’s Unionized Building Trades to Step Up Efforts to Organize Immigrant Workers – LaborPress
05/25/2022
Report Calls on New York City’s Unionized Building Trades to Step Up Efforts to Organize Immigrant Workers – LaborPress

Report Calls on New York City’s Unionized Building Trades to Step Up Efforts to Organize Immigrant Workers – LaborPress

New York, NY – A new report from the Center for Migration Studies [CMS] examining the exploitation of immigrant workers in New York City’s construction industry has a number of recommendations for unions about how they can help better address the problem — but organized labor faces significant...

Are FDNY EMS Assault Stats Just the Tip of the Iceberg? – LaborPress
05/24/2022
Are FDNY EMS Assault Stats Just the Tip of the Iceberg? – LaborPress

Are FDNY EMS Assault Stats Just the Tip of the Iceberg? – LaborPress

New York, NY – A LaborPress investigation has revealed the alarming statistics showing a dramatic spike in violent assaults on the FDNY EMS workforce are only a partial picture of challenging workplace conditions faced by the entire sector that includes volunteer and private sectors EMS also servi...

How to Strengthen the Labor Movement: My Union Experience – LaborPress
05/23/2022
How to Strengthen the Labor Movement: My Union Experience – LaborPress

How to Strengthen the Labor Movement: My Union Experience – LaborPress

New York, NY – The recent organizing victories at Amazon and Starbucks were won by workers who acted themselves in fighting against abusive management, rather than by paid staff organizers sent in by existing unions. They reminded me of reading about the shopfloor organizing of the CIO unions in t...

Serious Consequences For Sleep-Deprived Workers – LaborPress
05/23/2022
Serious Consequences For Sleep-Deprived Workers – LaborPress

Serious Consequences For Sleep-Deprived Workers – LaborPress

New York, NY – Evidence shows that a good night’s sleep is essential to maintaining proper health — both physically and mentally. Sleep helps our body and brain function properly.

Women of Organized Labor at Risk for 9/11-Related Illnesses – LaborPress
05/23/2022
Women of Organized Labor at Risk for 9/11-Related Illnesses – LaborPress

Women of Organized Labor at Risk for 9/11-Related Illnesses – LaborPress

New York, NY – On and after 9/11, more than 200,000 women – many of them union members – were exposed to Ground Zero toxins, increasing their risk of developing 68 types of cancer and many respiratory illnesses.

Stuck Nation Radio: The Racist Roots of America’s Sub-Minimum Wage; Plus, a Guide to Global Corp. Tax Evasion. – LaborPr...
05/23/2022
Stuck Nation Radio: The Racist Roots of America’s Sub-Minimum Wage; Plus, a Guide to Global Corp. Tax Evasion. – LaborPress

Stuck Nation Radio: The Racist Roots of America’s Sub-Minimum Wage; Plus, a Guide to Global Corp. Tax Evasion. – LaborPress

New York, NY – On this week’s edition of Stuck Nation Radio we talk to One Fair Wage President Saru Jayaraman about the fight to end sub-minimum wages in this country. We’re also talking to international tax law expert James Henry about the ultra rich and how they continue to fleece working-cl...

NYC Council Labor Chair Carmen De La Rosa Trumpets Workers’ Rights and Trade Unionism at Special LaborPress Event in The...
05/21/2022
NYC Council Labor Chair Carmen De La Rosa Trumpets Workers’ Rights and Trade Unionism at Special LaborPress Event in The Bronx – LaborPress

NYC Council Labor Chair Carmen De La Rosa Trumpets Workers’ Rights and Trade Unionism at Special LaborPress Event in The Bronx – LaborPress

Bronx, NY – City Council Member and chair of the Civil Service and Labor Committee Carmen De la Rosa stressed the importance of strengthening workers’ rights throughout the city at LaborPress’ annual golf outing and legislative briefing held at the Pelham Bay & Split Rock Golf Courses on Frida...

Local 580 Ironworker Stephen Laurenzi: You Can’t Quantify the Benefits of Being Union Strong – LaborPress
05/21/2022
Local 580 Ironworker Stephen Laurenzi: You Can’t Quantify the Benefits of Being Union Strong – LaborPress

Local 580 Ironworker Stephen Laurenzi: You Can’t Quantify the Benefits of Being Union Strong – LaborPress

Editor’s Note: LaborPress is proud to present the 2022 Outstanding Apprentice of the Year Awards for Long Island and New York City on Thursday, June 16, hosted by Teamsters Local 282 in Lake Success, NY. Today, we continue our ongoing series leading up to this year’s gala event introducing each ...

EEOC Union Files Unfair Labor Practice Charge After Return to Office Order – LaborPress
05/20/2022
EEOC Union Files Unfair Labor Practice Charge After Return to Office Order – LaborPress

EEOC Union Files Unfair Labor Practice Charge After Return to Office Order – LaborPress

New York, NY – For the first time since February, the United States is now averaging more than 100,000 new COVID cases a day with cases rising in just about every state according to the New York Times. And while the nation’s daily death rate is in the few hundreds, as opposed to the few thousand...

Striking for a Living Wage and Affordable Healthcare: Call Center Workers in Southern States Ready For Walkout – LaborPr...
05/20/2022
Striking for a Living Wage and Affordable Healthcare: Call Center Workers in Southern States Ready For Walkout – LaborPress

Striking for a Living Wage and Affordable Healthcare: Call Center Workers in Southern States Ready For Walkout – LaborPress

New York, NY – The worst inflation crisis in 40 years is helping to fuel a two-day strike at the largest federal call center contractor in the nation next week. Workers organizing with the Communications Workers of America [CWA] first struck last month at Maximus call centers in Bogalusa, Louisian...

05/20/2022
Annual Golf Outing & Legislative Briefing

Presenters include NYS Sen. Jessica Ramos, NYS Assemblywoman Latoya Joyner, NYC Councilmember Carmen De la Rosa and Bronx Borough President Vanessa Gibson.

Connecticut Frees Workers from ‘Captive-Audience Meetings’ – LaborPress
05/20/2022
Connecticut Frees Workers from ‘Captive-Audience Meetings’ – LaborPress

Connecticut Frees Workers from ‘Captive-Audience Meetings’ – LaborPress

HARTFORD, Conn.—Connecticut became the second state to ban compulsory “captive-audience meetings” on May 17, when Gov. Ned Lamont signed a bill titled “An Act Protecting Employee Freedom of Speech and Conscience.”

Workplaces Caught in America’s Crossfire – LaborPress
05/17/2022
Workplaces Caught in America’s Crossfire – LaborPress

Workplaces Caught in America’s Crossfire – LaborPress

New York, NY – The horrific May 14 mass shooting in Buffalo was a targeted hate crime — but it was also an example of yet another instance of a troubling trend of workplace violence that left ten people dead including two workers. In addition, a grocery clerk and supermarket manager were wounded...

Restoring Labor Rights Will Solve NYC’s Chronic School Bus Problems, Parents Say – LaborPress
05/16/2022
Restoring Labor Rights Will Solve NYC’s Chronic School Bus Problems, Parents Say – LaborPress

Restoring Labor Rights Will Solve NYC’s Chronic School Bus Problems, Parents Say – LaborPress

NEW YORK, N.Y.— Parents of special-education students are calling on the city to restore job protections for school-bus drivers and matrons. They say that would help solve chronic problems with lateness and unreliability in the system that transports more than 150,000 children, primarily those in ...

Hey, Kids! Ditch the Stigma Surrounding ‘Manual Labor’ and Educate Yourself About Careers That Really Pay Off – LaborPre...
05/16/2022
Hey, Kids! Ditch the Stigma Surrounding ‘Manual Labor’ and Educate Yourself About Careers That Really Pay Off – LaborPress

Hey, Kids! Ditch the Stigma Surrounding ‘Manual Labor’ and Educate Yourself About Careers That Really Pay Off – LaborPress

New York, NY – Despite the obvious advantages careers in the unionized Building Trades offer young people today, negative stereotypes persist. This is especially true in our public and private schools. Too often, trade schools are viewed as a means to educate those who are somehow educationally ch...

Local 197 Business Manager: Newly-Unionized Ironworkers at U.S. Crane and Rigging Are ‘Raising the Bar for All Workers’ ...
05/13/2022
Local 197 Business Manager: Newly-Unionized Ironworkers at U.S. Crane and Rigging Are ‘Raising the Bar for All Workers’ – LaborPress

Local 197 Business Manager: Newly-Unionized Ironworkers at U.S. Crane and Rigging Are ‘Raising the Bar for All Workers’ – LaborPress

New York, NY – What a difference a day makes. On April 13, workers at U.S. Crane and Rigging, voted to join Ironworkers Local 197, despite a history of threats and intimidation by the company. The New York City based company, owned by Thomas Auringer, has a long, ugly history of worker exploitatio...

In a First-Time-Ever-Win Ironworkers Successfully Organize U.S. Crane and Rigging Workers in NYC – LaborPress
05/13/2022
In a First-Time-Ever-Win Ironworkers Successfully Organize U.S. Crane and Rigging Workers in NYC – LaborPress

In a First-Time-Ever-Win Ironworkers Successfully Organize U.S. Crane and Rigging Workers in NYC – LaborPress

New York, NY – On Wednesday April 13, workers employed by U.S. Crane and Rigging voted by a 4-1 margin to join Ironworkers Local 197. Labor Press spoke to New York State Ironworkers District Council Organizer Eddie Jorge to find out how the workers triumphed over threats and intimidation to finali...

Union Gives Up on Epic Charter/Spectrum Strike – LaborPress
05/13/2022
Union Gives Up on Epic Charter/Spectrum Strike – LaborPress

Union Gives Up on Epic Charter/Spectrum Strike – LaborPress

New York, NY – Labor Press has confirmed that cable giant Charter Communications Inc. and IBEW Local 3 have reached “a global settlement of all outstanding issues” including outstanding court cases and unresolved matters before the National Labor Relations Board, effectively ending one of New ...

War Vet Guy Luerssen Finds a Pathway to the Middle Class with Ironworkers Local 361 – LaborPress
05/11/2022
War Vet Guy Luerssen Finds a Pathway to the Middle Class with Ironworkers Local 361 – LaborPress

War Vet Guy Luerssen Finds a Pathway to the Middle Class with Ironworkers Local 361 – LaborPress

Editor’s Note: LaborPress is proud to present the 2022 Outstanding Apprentice of the Year Awards for Long Island and New York City on Thursday, June 16, hosted by Teamsters Local 282 in Lake Success, NY. Today, we continue our ongoing series leading up to this year’s gala event introducing each ...

49 Names Added to New York State Monument Honoring Fallen Police Officers – LaborPress
05/11/2022
49 Names Added to New York State Monument Honoring Fallen Police Officers – LaborPress

49 Names Added to New York State Monument Honoring Fallen Police Officers – LaborPress

New York, NY – State officials have added the names of 49 police officers from six departments to the Memorial wall in Albany honoring fallen police officers across the state. Forty-four men and five women who died in the line of duty over the last two years were recognized at a May 10 ceremony fo...

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Great time at this year's Annual Golf Outing and Legislative Briefing held by LaborPress this week. The outing was held at Pelham Split Rock Golf Courses Proud to support and promote our Union Labor Family and our Elected Officials supporting Labor. Thank you to NYC Council women Carmen De La Rosa for presenting at this event. #support #educate #promote #unionstrong LaborPress Union Labor Advisory Network https://www.instagram.com/reel/Cd3baQJFi2Z/?igshid=YmMyMTA2M2Y=
"The Marine Who Found a Home with the Teamsters." Thanks to LaborPress for this profile of Teamsters Local 282 Director of Job Trainings Tommy Zultko.
#ICYMI: While Tax Day may be over, we must continue to fight against construction industry tax fraud. This month, we rallied alongside Brad Lander and Alex Bores for Assembly to stand up to immoral contractors who cheat their taxes and steal wages from workers. Read more on LaborPress: https://bit.ly/388udcX
Join NYC #Union Carpenters tomorrow 2/8 and stand up for workers’ rights during a rally against CalSTRS' development company LCOR Coney Island Project. LCOR Does not pay workers prevailing wage, benefits, pensions, or offer adequate safety training! LaborPress Brooklyn Paper
Local 802 president Tino Gagliardi interviewed by LaborPress: https://www.laborpress.org/lp-spotlight-on-local-802-leader-tino-gagliardi/
Check out the LaborPress article on Local 338's historic certification of Pindar Vineyard farm workers! #1u #FarmWorkersUnion https://www.laborpress.org/nys-farmworkers-make-history-as-members-of-local-338-rwdsu-ufcw/
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Local 32bj SEIU is seeking a Communications Director with experience leading a large operation. Please circulate this job announcement to your contacts who may be interested. thank you Ken.
Just another day at the office building NYC’s skyline. Thank you to @ironworkers40361 for sharing these incredible photos of Ironworkers Local 40 @Jim Gaffney, @Rich Barbaro and @Casey Gross 1,000 feet above NYC. Building NYC 💪 Proud to promote and support you. Send us some inspirational pics to post on ULAnetworks IG and www.ULAnetwork.com Stay safe. #ironworkers #buildnyc #ny_union_trades LaborPress ironworkers local 40 Ironworkers NYC Locals 40 & 361 JAC
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“Being in nursing was such a demand before the pandemic even started. The pandemic just made conditions way worse" -CNA Mea Archer, an RWDSU shop steward at Bellevue Manor, on why our union supports the swift passage of the #SafeStaffingForQualityCareAct! #1u Read more from LaborPress: