Bronx carwash workers vow to unionize with Retail, Wholesale and Department Store Union (RWDSU) and defy intimidation and harassment from carwash owners. “For us there is no turning back,” said Guillermo Brizuelas, a 23-year-old immigrant from El Salvador who makes $6.30 an hour at K&P. “We have been exploited too much.”

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Bronx carwash workers vow to unionize with Retail, Wholesale and Department Store Union (RWDSU) and defy intimidation and harassment from carwash owners. “For us there is no turning back,” said Guillermo Brizuelas, a 23-year-old immigrant from El Salvador who makes $6.30 an hour at K&P. “We have been exploited too much.”

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We need more business owners to think this way about workers!

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When the Penn South Apartments HVAC pipes started to fail, the building managers turned to the union steamfitters of local 368. They needed someone they could trust to replace their system while protecting and respecting the homes of the working class residents.

To no one’s surprise the union members have become like family to the people living there, and the work they are doing will last for another generation of New York families.

Thank you to all our union brothers and sisters that do a great job every day and make us all proud to be union!

Brooklyn workers deserve equality. Stand with the Cablevision99 today as they head back into bargaining and tell Cablevision /Optimum that 2 1/2 years without a contract is TOO long!

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Mrs.Green’s UFCW Local 1500 workers win their jobs back with back pay as part of a settlement with the NLRB case. Join us in congratulating these inspiring sisters and brothers and read this great thank you letter from one of the workers at the link below.

Victory for LIRR workers! Message from SMART General President Nigro: I am pleased to report that SMART (International Association of Sheet Metal, Air, Rail and Transportation Workers) members at the Long Island Rail Road, along with their brothers and sisters at allied Unions, have finally attained a hard earned and fair contract that will avoid a disaster for workers and communities on Long Island.

Important news on the battle with MTA on the Long Island Rail Road. Union putting out letter to the public exposing the MTA’s efforts to force a strike this summer that will cripple service for Long Island families.

The NYS AFL-CIO proudly stands strong with our brothers and sisters and will keep you updated on pending strike.

Take a moment to watch this great clip from the show “Last Week Tonight” with John Oliver discussing the growing wealth gap and income inequality.

We have to keep talking about income inequality even if our politicians won’t!

Progress on the www.stopstaples.com front. Let’s keep up the boycott pressure!

Thank you to everyone who has been taking action. Your voice is making a difference.