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NEW YORK, N.Y.—The “Billionaires’ Row” building where a spinning crane knocked large chunks of metal and glass onto the street below Oct. 29 is the tallest structure ever built in the city with nonunion labor—and the accident was a sign…

New York, NY - On this episode of LaborPress’ Blue Collar Buzz we devote the entire hour to the Supreme Court’s Janus decision. What does the majority court’s opinion really say? What are the immediate ramifications now facing Labor Unions? Might…

New York, NY - On this episode of LaborPress’ Blue Collar Buzz we’re revisiting the workers at CVS on Flatbush Avenue and their ongoing fight to become the first unionized shop on the East Coast to secure a fairly bargained contract…

New York, NY - On this episode of LaborPress’ Blue Collar Buzz Chief-Leader Bob Hennelly joins Joe Maniscalco in the studio for a wide ranging discussion about Trump’s latest attack on Federal workers; the Asbestos danger facing both members of Local…

New York, NY - On this episode of LaborPress’ Blue Collar Buzz members of the #CountMeIn Movement talk about the fight to preserve good middle class jobs in NYC’s construction industry — and what the outcome of that battle means for…

New York, NY - On this episode of LaborPress’ Blue Collar Buzz TWU Local 100 President Tony Utano talks about the violent attacks MTA workers are being subjected to in the face of ongoing subway and bus delays; retired New York…

New York, NY - On this episode of LaborPress' Blue Collar Buzz Lena Melendez of the group Dominicans in Defense of Businesses and Housing talks about how the Real Estate Board of NY [REBNY] is driving up rents and hurting communities;…

New York, NY - On this episode of LaborPress’ Blue Collar Buzz, we welcome Michael DeVito, progressive candidate for Congress in the 11th District, as well as an outspoken supporter of striking IBEW Local 3 workers at Charter/Spectrum. Sanela Djencic…

New York, NY - On this episode of LaborPress’ Blue Collar Buzz we talk to Andy Cassagnol, clerk, Surgical ICU, about NYU Langone's decision to pull out of the League of Voluntary Hospitals, and what it means for workers who now…

New York, NY - On this episode of LaborPress' Blue Collar Buzz, California Lt. Governor Candidate Gayle McLaughlin talks about the upcoming race and the ongoing fight against corporate control; SAG-AFTRA leaders Gabrielle Carteris and Rebecca Damon talk about union action…