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Offshore Wind Energy Could Help to Blow Off COVID Blues

New York, NY – Offshore wind farms are not only a critical factor in aiding New York to reach its climate target goals, but it may also be the solution to post-COVID-19 economic recovery efforts. “Wind energy is the future of so much here in Long Island,” said John Durso, president of the Long Island …

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NSBCTC President Calls Anti-Mask Crowd ‘Sinful’ – Champions Smart Safety Protocols

Long Island, NY – Last spring, Long Island was a hotbed of COVID-19, and although cases are once again spiking in New York, efforts to curtail the virus resulted in the Empire State eventually ranking fourth in the lowest infection rates nationwide. That achievement helped many Suffolk County businesses keep the lights on. “A coalition …

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Confronting Our Historic Failure on Racism

Editor’s Note: Larry Moskowitz’s first picket line was in 1964 demanding federal intervention when Civil Rights activists Goodman, Schwerner and Chaney went missing, but before their bodies were found. He was a leader of the anti-war movement in Maine and a rank and file Teamster in Massachusetts.The founding staff member of The Working Families Party, …

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2020 Heroes of Labor: Andy Ansbro, Uniformed Firefighters Association Local 94 President

Editor’s Note: On Thursday, November  19, LaborPress and Emblem Health bring you the second half of the 9th Annual LaborPress Heroes of Labor Awards. The virtual event beginning at 2 p.m. will feature a timely discussion with union leaders representing New York City Emergency Services workers. Honorees include Uniformed Fire Alarm Dispatchers Benevolent Association President Faye Smyth; Uniformed Firefighters …

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Offshore Wind Energy Could Help to Blow Off COVID Blues

New York, NY – Offshore wind farms are not only a critical factor in aiding New York to reach its climate target goals, but it may also be the solution to post-COVID-19 economic recovery efforts. “Wind energy is the future of so much here in Long Island,” said John Durso, president of the Long Island …

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‘Essential Until It’s Time to Pay!’ Cops Bust Hunts Pt. Workers Striking For $1/Hr Raise During a Pandemic

NEW YORK, N.Y.—Six striking workers at the Hunts Point Produce Market in the Bronx were arrested for blocking traffic shortly after midnight Jan. 19. Video posted online by Teamsters Joint Council 16 showed several dozen police officers, some wearing riot helmets, trotting towards a group of about 25 picketers standing in front of three trucks …

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After 30 Years on the Job, Canada Dry Puts the Lives of Dedicated Retirees in Jeopardy

New York, NY – New York’s soft drink and brewery union, Teamsters Local 812, says that dozens of retirees who have dedicated more than 30-years of service to Canada Dry expect to lose their hard-earned health benefits on Feb. 1. Last fall, according to union President Joseph Vitta, the Philadelphia-based Honickman Group, Canada Dry’s New …

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New Year, Fresh Look

I saw a stat recently that nearly 80% of new year’s resolutions fail!  Don’t let that be the case when it comes to your goals and plans for managing your health and welfare plans.  In our experience consulting on health and welfare plans, the best way to control costs is to be strategic and active …

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Oct 3 – Heroes of Labor Reception

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