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Naeisha Rose November 23, 2020

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

Larry Moskowitz November 18, 2020

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

Silver Krieger November 17, 2020

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

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NATIONAL HEADLINES

Naeisha Rose January 27, 2021

Magazine Staffers Flex Their Union Muscles in Face of Inequities

New York, NY - Last week, nearly 100 staffers at The New Yorker walked off the job citing years of low wages, increasing duties and a growing list of exiting

Naeisha Rose January 26, 2021

Instacart Looks to Reap Billions as it Fires Frontline Workers This Spring

New York, NY - Frontline workers on the job throughout the pandemic as supermarket shoppers for Instacart expect to lose their jobs this spring. The anticipated firings come as the

Steve Wishnia January 24, 2021

Legalizing Cannabis = 30K New Jobs for New York State, Union Says

  The United Food and Commercial Workers, the RWDSU’s parent union, was the first to organize in the cannabis industry, beginning in California’s medical-marijuana program in

Steve Wishnia January 24, 2021

‘We fought This Battle for the Rest of the Working People of This Country’ – Hunts Pt. Market Teamsters Settle Strike; Win 10% Raise

NEW YORK, N.Y.—After a week of cold-night picketing warmed by oil-drum fires, workers at the Hunts Point Produce Market in the Bronx on Jan. 23 overwhelmingly ratified a contract that

Silver Krieger January 22, 2021

EMILY’s List Employees Join OPEIU Local 2

New York, NY – EMILY’s List, an organization that seeks to put women into office to help make significant contributions to education, health care, voting rights, and economic equality, has

Steve Wishnia January 22, 2021

NY HERO Act Reaches State Senate Floor with ‘Moral Imperative’

ALBANY, N.Y.—The state Senate Labor Committee voted 10-1 to send a landmark COVID-safety bill to the floor Jan. 19—not a moment too soon, says the coalition advocating it. The measure,