Stand with AFM - American Federation of Musicians and say “NO” offshoring U.S. jobs in the film industry. 

SIGN the petition—> http://bit.ly/listenupLGF http://ift.tt/1jfs8Hf

Stand with AFM - American Federation of Musicians and say “NO” offshoring U.S. jobs in the film industry.

SIGN the petition—> http://bit.ly/listenupLGF http://ift.tt/1jfs8Hf

BREAKING: TWU Local 100 stands strong and unified to  achieve contract victory!  Contract includes wage increases in every year of the contract, full retro pay, and massive improvements to health benefits will ensure the economic security and wellbeing of 34,000 transit employees and their families. 

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BREAKING: TWU Local 100 stands strong and unified to achieve contract victory! Contract includes wage increases in every year of the contract, full retro pay, and massive improvements to health benefits will ensure the economic security and wellbeing of 34,000 transit employees and their families.

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Good column in the NY Daily News about the fight to protect the scaffold safety law and put workers safety first.

Join the fight by texting safety1st to 877877

We’ve made progress in New York, increasing the minimum wage last year, but there is still much more work to be done. We must raise raise the tipped worker wage now, speed up the phase in of future increases, index the level moving forward, and repeal the low-wage tax credit giveaway.

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A friendly reminder for all the procrastinators out there that today is Tax Day! If you need a break from crunching the numbers, take a minute to read this @dailykos post about Wal-Mart’s tax avoidance strategies, which ensure that you subsidize company profits.

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In 2013 the CEO-to-Worker pay ratio was 331:1

Learn More: www.paywatch.org via AFL-CIO http://ift.tt/1hIcPKrwww.paywatch.org via AFL-CIO http://ift.tt/1hIcPKr

Congratulations to 32BJ SEIU and their 30,000 residential members on reaching tentative contract!

"This victory is a result of our member strength, worker unity and readiness and willingness to hit the streets (and strike, if necessary). We thank our political, community, and labor allies, as well as tenants who have shown their support. We are #makingNYhome." Via 32BJ SEIU Facebook page

Rain can’t stop postal workers from fighting privatization efforts at Staples!

Sign the petition of support at www.stopstaples.com

Picture from rally happening now in Albany with the Capital District Area Labor Federation. http://ift.tt/1kewIYX

In a direct assault on public postal services, Staples rolled out a trial program to privatize and replace professional, union postal workers with low wage Staple’s employees in 82 stores.
Today the APWU - The American Postal Workers Union, National Association of Letter Carriers and Capital District Area Labor Federation are kicking off a round of actions to tell Staples that the United States Postal Service is not for sale. Join the Facebook RSVP at http://on.fb.me/1lVulN8 http://ift.tt/1qGyXnW

In a direct assault on public postal services, Staples rolled out a trial program to privatize and replace professional, union postal workers with low wage Staple’s employees in 82 stores.

Today the APWU - The American Postal Workers Union, National Association of Letter Carriers and Capital District Area Labor Federation are kicking off a round of actions to tell Staples that the United States Postal Service is not for sale. Join the Facebook RSVP at http://on.fb.me/1lVulN8 http://ift.tt/1qGyXnW

Happy #ThrowBackThursday! This song was written in 1915 by Ralph Chaplin but we think Pete Seeger performed it best.

Almost a hundred years later and the lyrics are still as powerful as ever. Leave a comment with name of the song if you remember it! http://ift.tt/1lO9GrM