Category: Features

UFA Celebrates Centennial with Gala

New York, NY – On Tuesday, September 5th, the Uniformed Firefighters Association (UFA) celebrated its centennial with a gala held at the Chelsea Piers in Manhattan. Hundreds turned out for

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NLRB Accuses Tesla of Intimidation

Oakland, Calif.—The National Labor Relations Board filed a complaint against Tesla Aug. 31, accusing it of illegally interfering with workers’ efforts to organize a union at its Fremont factory.

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Labor Day Remembered

Labor Day, the first Monday in September, is a creation of the labor movement and is dedicated to the social and economic achievements of American workers.

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The Strength Behind Labor Day

Message from John R. Durso, President
Local 338 RWDSU/UFCW and the Long Island Federation of Labor/AFL-CIO

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Guatemalan-Refugee Teamster Fights Deportation

New York, NY – About 75 people rallied outside federal immigration authorities’ Manhattan offices Aug. 29 to demand the release of Eber Garcia-Vasquez, a Guatemalan refugee and Teamsters Local 813 member facing deportation after he was seized during a routine check-in Aug. 24.

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California Hospital Workers Unionize

Turlock, CA – Support-staff workers at Emanuel Medical Center here voted Aug. 22 to join the Service Employees International Union-United Healthcare Workers West. The 265-55 vote came two weeks after

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