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Dec 2, 2016 | News Story
On Tuesday, Novermber 29, we stood with fast food workers, Uber drivers, higher education employees, and airport workers to fight to increase wages for working people. We met at Zuccotti Park, and held a pre-dawn march to a Broadway McDonald’s, where attendees heard from workers, labor leaders, and elected officials about the importance of better wages and respect on the job 32BJ President Hector...
Nov 18, 2016 | News Story
from AFL-CIO: Before you put together your Thanksgiving dinner shopping list, check our list of union-made in America food and other items that are essential to a traditional family Thanksgiving feast. Speaking of thanks, a big thank you to the Union Label and Service Trades Department (ULSTD), Union Plus and the Los Angeles County Federation of Labor's resource site, Labor 411, for compiling...
Sep 29, 2016 | News Story
From our friends at Labor 411: Fall is here and Halloween is fast approaching. Please refer to this list of union-made treats and support good jobs as you stock up!
Sep 27, 2016 | News Story
Today is National Voter Registration Day! Verify your registration status and make sure all of your eligible family members and friends are registered to vote. Confirm your polling place, ask for help if necessary, and make your plan to vote! Know your voting rights! See below for important information on registration deadlines: November 8, 2016 General Election Deadlines
Sep 16, 2016 | News Story
From NYS Board of Elections: November 8, 2016 General Election Deadlines MAIL REGISTRATION (N.Y. Election Law Section 5-210(3)) Applications must be postmarked no later than October 14th and received by a board of elections no later than October 19th to be eligible to vote in the General Election.
Sep 2, 2016 | Press Release
Each year on Labor Day, we pause to celebrate the contributions of working New Yorkers in building and growing our national and local economy. On the Saturday after Labor Day, working men and women from all over the area take to Manhattan’s Fifth Ave. to march in the Annual Labor Day Parade. They celebrate their training, hard work, and dedication to their crafts. They also celebrate the wages,...
Aug 1, 2016 | News Story
2016 NYC Labor Day Parade Chair, DC 37 Executive Director, Henry A. Garrido is the first Latino to head District Council 37, the largest municipal employees union in New York City. A native of the Dominican Republic, Mr. Garrido assumed the position on Dec. 31, 2014.
Jul 29, 2016 | News Story
This week, members of several Building Trades unions rallied outside of 1 Wall Street to call out developer Gilbane for union-busting tactics and unsafe working conditions. Chants of "how many more must die" punctuated calls for safety on the job. The Building Trades have escalated their campaign against Gilbane's practice of using non-union subcontractors for large-scale construction jobs. ...