News Stories

Oct 24, 2014 | News Story
While the odds of the general public contracting ebola are extraordinarily low, it is important for workers in healthcare and sanitation settings to be aware of steps that should be taken to avoid exposure.  Please visit NYCOSH for important resources and guidelines on protecting yours
Oct 24, 2014 | News Story
The IBEW in conjunction with RENEW, joined together on Saturday, October 18 for a country-wide day of action. With a focus on giving back to communities in which they live and work, members of IBEW Local 3 participated in public service projects across NYC's five boroughs.  
Oct 3, 2014 | News Story
American Federation of Government Employees (AFGE) National President, J David Cox joined the Alliance for Retired Americans and other supporters to deliver petitions to the Social Security Administration (SSA) field office in Jamaica, Queens.  AFGE Collected over 500,000 s
Oct 3, 2014 | News Story
On Thursday members of the Motion Picture Editors Guild, IATSE Local 700, allies and supporters gathered outside of 30 Rockefeller Plaza to protest Ryan Seacrest Productions and Bravo Media’s firing of the editorial crew of Shahs of Sunset.  The production and post-production employees had been on strike since September 10 while seeking an IATSE contract.  Contract negotiations had just begun...
Sep 26, 2014 | News Story
Hundreds of workers and members of the city’s labor movement gathered today to celebrate the workers at Riverside Center, a $420 million 40-story development project financed by the AFL-CIO Building Investment Trust.  The project is expected to create more than 2,000 jobs. 
Sep 19, 2014 | News Story
On Wednesday, September 17, the NY City Council convened a hearing on a proposed resolution supporting the Justice for Jazz Artists campaign. 
Aug 27, 2014 | News Story
On September 6, 2014, the NYC Labor Movement marches up Fifth Avenue in a massive display of solidarity. This is one moment in which all of labor in, around and from outside NYC can come together to celebrate all of the important work WE ALL do every day. Help us spread the word about the parade by opting-in to our Thunderclap. Your support will help us amplify our message of solidarity on...
Aug 22, 2014 | News Story
This week members of The Newspaper Guild, CWA Local 31003, were joined by supporters at City Hall denouncing the illegal firing of 12 workers by El Diario/ImpreMedia.  The workers were fired in June when the company began to implement their union-busting campaign. 
Aug 22, 2014 | News Story
Last week, over 100 union members attended the NYC Central Labor Council, AFL-CIO Community Board Training, and learned about the City Budget, the Uniform Land Use Review Procedure (ULURP) process, keeping NYC Walmart Free, other issues impa​c​ting communities.  If you are interested in applying ​for your local Community Board​,​ or if you are a current Board member interested in attending a NYC...
Aug 20, 2014 | News Story
From http://www.savethemetopera.com
August 20, 2014 Statement by Matthew Loeb International President, I.A.T.S.E. on Settlement at the Metropolitan Opera with Local 1 We’re pleased to announce a tentative agreement was reached early this morning between management representatives of the Metropolitan Opera and members of I.A.T.S.E. Local 1.