Hudson Valley Area Labor Federation AFL-CIO
  • January 29, 2015
    Upcoming Events
    Rockland County Central Labor Council
    Feb 05, 2015
    IBEW Local 363, 8 Taylor Lane, New City
    Presidents Day
    Feb 16, 2015
    Upper Hudson Central Labor Council
    Feb 23, 2015
    NYSUT, 201 Stockade Drive, Kingston, NY
    Hudson Catskill Central Labor Council
    Feb 24, 2015
    CSEA Local 836, 450 E. Main Street, Middletown, NY
    Dutchess County Central Labor Council
    Feb 25, 2015
    CWA 1120 Union Hall, 157 Van Wagner Road Poughkeepsie, NY
    << January 2015 >>
    S M T W T F S
    1 2 3
    4 5 6 7 8 9 10
    11 12 13 14 15 16 17
    18 19 20 21 22 23 24
    25 26 27 28 29 30 31
    • What's New Member Apps Facebook Twitter Flickr
      Paused
      Dutchess County CSEA contract ratified by Legislature

      The Dutchess County Legislature approved CSEA's contract at their Board Meeting. The contract, retroactive to last July 1, provides for no raises for the first year, two percent in years two and three, and a 2.5 percent raise effective July 1, 2016 in the final year of the contract.
      Read More...

      President of the NYS AFL-CIO response to Governors Education Proposal

      The so-called education reforms proposed today include direct attacks on basic worker protections and as such impact all workers, not just teachers. Increasing tenure requirements is a roll back of due process rights and ultimately will dissuade teachers from speaking out and advocating for the children they have dedicated their lives to educating.
      Read More...

      Tell Governor Andrew Cuomo: Stop PLAYING POLITICS with Our Children

      Take a stand and tell Governor Cuomo that we demand a state government that gives every student and school a fair shot. Billionaires bought Albany, taking control of our state government — and they continue to SPEND MILLIONS TO UNDERMINE OUR DEMOCRACY AND OUR PUBLIC SCHOOLS.
      Read More...

      Statement by Hudson Valley Area Labor Federation President Paul Ellis-Graham on Rep. Van Hollen's Action Plan to Address Income Inequality

      Congressman Chris Van Hollen's Action Plan to Address Income Inequality is a breath of fresh air. It is the first concrete action plan to help millions of families rise up our of poverty and into the middle class.
      Read More...

      Congress Attacks Workers Healthcare

      Some 1 million workers could lose their employer-provided health insurance under a Republican bill (H.R. 30) passed by the House (252-172, with 12 Democrats crossing the aisle) today. On top of stripping health care coverage from those workers, the bill also would add some $53.2 billion to the federal deficit over the next decade, according to the Congressional Budget Office.
      Read More...

      Tipped workers could soon get a raise

      Servers, busboys and hotel housekeepers in New York could soon get a raise, the Associated Press reported today. The State Wage Board yesterday said it is considering an increase in the wage for tipped workers, who aren’t required to get paid the minimum wage, which is now $8.75 an hour as long as their tips make up the difference.
      Read More...


      The new Republican-controlled Congress isn't wasting any time in pushing policies that will harm working families. How long will it be until they start pushing for Fast Track trade authority, potentially one of the most devastating ideas that has serious traction in Washington, D.C., right now? The good news is that you don't have to sit around waiting for it to happen, you can take action now.
      Read More...
      On Super Bowl Sunday next week, some of our larger and faster union brothers—members of the NFL Players Association (NFLPA)—will be battling it out in Glendale, Ariz., at Super Bowl XLIX (49 for those of us who are shaky on Roman numerals).
      Read More...
      The new Republican-controlled Congress isn't wasting any time in pushing policies that will harm working families. How long will it be until they start pushing for Fast Track trade authority, potentially one of the most devastating ideas that has serious traction in Washington, D.C., right now? The good news is that you don't have to sit around waiting for it to happen, you can take action now.
      Read More...
      On Super Bowl Sunday next week, some of our larger and faster union brothers—members of the NFL Players Association (NFLPA)—will be battling it out in Glendale, Ariz., at Super Bowl XLIX (49 for those of us who are shaky on Roman numerals).
      Read More...

      If you want to see more of us, you can find us...

              

      Action Center
      Hudson Valley Area Labor Federation Action Network
      If you are not already receiving our newsletter, please visit our Action Network and sign up to stay informed!
  • HVALF AFL-CIO

    Copyright © 2015.
    All Rights Reserved.

    Powered By UnionActive



    686170 hits since May 25, 2001


  • Top of Page image