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Teamsters Aid Disaster Relief in Puerto Rico

Teamsters Aid Disaster Relief in Puerto Rico

New Podcast out on Teamsters’ work to create new NAFTA that helps workers, and keeps U.S. highways safe, plus catching up on our disaster relief efforts in Puerto Rico. The podcast features audio interviews of Teamsters General President Jim Hoffa; […]

by · October 31, 2017 · Labor, News
What began as National Automotive Service Professionals Day in 2005 has now expanded into a week-long celebration, honoring automotive service professionals.

Profile America: Celebrating Auto Mechanics

Sunday, June 11 — It used to be that cars were fairly simple to repair, but they often broke down. Modern automobiles have become very reliable. They’ve also gotten extremely complicated — with ABS brakes, traction control, navigation systems and even […]

by · June 11, 2017 · Labor, Profile America
RECRUITMILITARY NYC HIRING EVENT FOR VETERANS THURSDAY MARCH 9, 2017

RECRUITMILITARY NYC HIRING EVENT FOR VETERANS THURSDAY MARCH 9, 2017

RecruitMilitary presents the New York Veteran Job Fair on Thursday March 9, 2017, from 11am to 3pm at the Metropolitan Pavilion located at 125 West 18th Street, NY, NY 10011.    To register for the New York Veteran Job Fair, click on the link here.   […]

UNIONS & LEADERS FIGHT TRUMP’S ANTI-LABOR VISION

UNIONS & LEADERS FIGHT TRUMP’S ANTI-LABOR VISION

UNIONS & LEADERS FIGHT TRUMP’S ANTI-LABOR VISION Unions and Independent Democratic Conference members stand together against national right-to-work legislation and release four-point protection plan for New York State workers New York, NY — Standing up against the anti-labor vision of […]

by · February 15, 2017 · Bulletin Board, Jobs, Labor
Profile America: Unemployment Insurance

Profile America: Unemployment Insurance

Saturday, January 28 — As the Great Depression approached its worst, Wisconsin made the nation’s first governmental direct relief effort for the unemployed. On this date in 1932, it enacted unemployment insurance, soon followed by a half-dozen other states before Social […]

by · January 28, 2017 · Government, Labor, Profile America
Op-Ed: There’s a reason to celebrate the New Year: Wage Gains for Low-Wage New Yorkers

Op-Ed: There’s a reason to celebrate the New Year: Wage Gains for Low-Wage New Yorkers

There’s a reason to celebrate the New Year: Wage Gains for Low-Wage New Yorkers By George Gresham, President, 1199SEIU Although these are trying and uncertain times, members of 1199SEIU have reason to celebrate. In 2017, all 1199ers working in New […]

by · December 25, 2016 · Labor, Op Ed
Vernuccio’s View: Government Jobs Grow, Manufacturing Jobs Decrease

Vernuccio’s View: Government Jobs Grow, Manufacturing Jobs Decrease

The latest release from the Department of Labor Statistics (BLS)  provides no encouraging news for a jobs environment mired in stagnation.  It does reveal some disturbing structural information about the type of jobs created and the overall economy. According to the […]

by · November 16, 2016 · Labor, Vernuccio's View
NYC’s Largest Public Employee Union DC 37 Explores Fossil Fuel Divestment

NYC’s Largest Public Employee Union DC 37 Explores Fossil Fuel Divestment

NYC’s Largest Public Employee Union Explores Fossil Fuel Divestment District Council 37 forum focuses on environmental justice and divestment from fossil fuels New York, NY — Today, New York City’s largest public employee union, District Council 37, gathered for a […]

by · October 15, 2016 · Labor, News

CUNY Contract Agreement Ratified

DC 37 members employed by the City University of New York have overwhelmingly ratified a contract settlement by more than 98% of the vote.

BREAKING NEWS: City, EMS Workers Agree On Contract

BREAKING NEWS: City, EMS Workers Agree On Contract

TENTATIVE AGREEMENT WITH EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICE WORKERS, BRINGS OVER 97 PERCENT OF  CITY WORKFORCE UNDER CONTRACT   NEW YORK—Mayor Bill de Blasio today announced that the City of New York has reached a tentative contract agreement with DC37 Locals 2507 […]

by · June 15, 2016 · Breaking News, Government, Labor
New York FBI agents  removing boxes of evidence from the Morris Park residence of Norman Seabrook, who was arrested this morning.  [via www.newyorkcityinformer.com]

UPDATED: NYC Corrections union head arrested in corruption probe | NY Post

Correction Officers’ union chief Norman Seabrook was busted by the feds Wednesday morning on corruption charges.

Poll: Voters Like Obama’s New Overtime Rule – Morning Consult

Voters think President Obama’s new overtime rule is a great idea, and almost four out of 10 say the new threshold should be even higher.

by · May 27, 2016 · Government, Jobs, Labor, News

NY Building Congress President Richard Anderson Talks Construction

NY Building Congress President Richard Anderson Talks Construction on
LaborPress Radio – Sunday Evening, May 29 at 9PM on AM970.

by · May 26, 2016 · Labor, News

Laborers union hosted a Bronx “teach-in” on Jerome Avenue Rezoning

Laborers union hosted a “teach-in” Tuesday night on the proposed Jerome Avenue rezoning.

by · May 26, 2016 · Labor, News
Watch “COBA STATE OF UNION”

Watch “COBA STATE OF UNION”

COBA President Norman Seabrook delivers the State of the Union address for 2016.