About the Founder

Neal Tepel is the president and founder of LaborPress. For over 30 years, Neal was an educator and administrator within the NYC school system. He retired in 2000 as Chairperson for the Committee on Special Education, moving on to being a Public Relations and Media Consultant working with unions and businesses.

Neal also served as the Assistant to the Executive Director of AFSCME District Council 1707.

In August 2009, Neal founded LaborPress to provide a media outlet for unions and workers. Now, it is New York’s best source of daily labor news. Thousands view our articles online, scroll through our E-News, watch our videos and read LaborPress Magazine everyday.

Our readership keeps expanding and continues to have a broad base of government officials and legislators, union officers, rank and file, newspaper reporters and other news organizations, as well as community and business leaders.

Please contact us if you know of a struggle that needs a voice, a leader who needs to be recognized, a worker who has achieved the extraordinary. We are in the service of you, we put forth your stories.

LaborPress is New York’s leading source for daily labor news and industry information and now covers labor news across the country.

For Editorial Inquiries:
Neal Tepel, Publisher
(646) 591-6484

For General Inquiries:

Stephanie West
Chief Financial Officer

Silver Krieger

Senior Writer/Editor

We have satellite offices at many unions; however, please direct physical correspondence to our main office located at:

163 Amsterdam Ave.
Suite 1130
NY NY 10023

718.978.6267 (f)

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