Hudson Valley Area Labor Federation AFL-CIO
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    Rockland County Central Labor Council
    Jun 02, 2016
    IBEW Local 363, 8 Taylor Lane, New City
    Executive Board Meeting
    Jun 13, 2016
    IBT 445 Hall 15 Stone Castle Road, Rock Tavern, NY 12575
    Columbia Chapter CLC Meeting
    Jun 21, 2016
    Mexican Radio Restaurant 537 Warren St Hudson, New York, 12534
    Dutchess County Central Labor Council
    Jun 22, 2016
    CWA 1120 Union Hall, 157 Van Wagner Road Poughkeepsie, NY
    Rockland County Central Labor Council
    Sep 01, 2016
    IBEW Local 363, 8 Taylor Lane, New City
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      Verizon Is Seeing a Big Dip in New Customers Due to Strike

      The massive walk out of telephone, cable TV, and broadband Internet service installers at Verizon Communications has led to a significant decline in new customers this quarter, the company said on Thursday.
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      What Obama’s New Overtime Rules Mean For You

      As of Tuesday night, the White House is officially rewriting the rules that determine who’s entitled to overtime pay when they work more than 40 hours in a week.
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      Middletown school bus drivers reach contract, possible strike avoided

      Bus drivers serving the Middletown school district won a raise of 75 cents per hour after months of threatening to go on strike, according to the driver's union. The 110 school bus drivers who work for Mid-City Transit Corp., and are represented by the Teamsters Local 445 union, approved their first-ever contract Thursday night. The company contracts with bus services for Middletown schools.
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      Healthcare workers at Vassar Brothers Medical Center Rally

      Healthcare workers at Vassar Brothers Medical Center rallied again on Wednesday night, calling for safe staffing. Dozens gathered at Eastman Park in Poughkeepsie to protest a new policy on sick days. The workers said that policy would only allow them to take up to eight sick days per-rolling year, but any more could result in termination.
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      Nurses rally for better staffing

      Nurses and advocates are calling for higher levels of staff at hospitals in an effort to maintain better care for patients. On Friday, six rallies were held across the state organized by the state Nurses Association. The events coincided with National Nurses Day, and the participants called on the state Legislature to pass a bill called Safe Staffing for Quality Care that would create a standard for nurses-to-patient ratios.
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      Worker Solidarity in Rockland County Honors Both the Living and the Dead

      “Pray for the dead and fight like hell for the living.” That was the motto of Joseph Stratford, 1199 SEIU Political Organizer, who was given the honor of giving the invocation at the Workers Memorial Day Vigil in Rockland County, NY last night. The vigil, which was originally scheduled to take place on the steps of the Rockland County Court House in New City, took place instead at the picket line which had been set up by CWA members in front of the Verizon store in Nanuet.
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      The March for Farmworkers Justice is Marching Through the Hudson Valley From May 15th - June 1st the Rural & Migrant Ministry and community allies will march from Long Island to Albany to bring attention to the need for legislative action to end the inequality that currently burdens farmworkers in the state.
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      10th Annual Labor Heroes Celebration Friday, June 17, 2016 Dutchess Manor 263 Route 9D Beacon, NY 6:00PM
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      Friedrichs vs. California Teachers Association Supreme Court Case History In the 1977 decision Abood v. Detroit Board of Education, the justices ruled that public unions may charge all employees — members and nonmembers alike — for the costs of collective bargaining related to their employment. For nonmembers, these are known as “fair-share fees.
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      The March for Farmworkers Justice is Marching Through the Hudson Valley From May 15th - June 1st the Rural & Migrant Ministry and community allies will march from Long Island to Albany to bring attention to the need for legislative action to end the inequality that currently burdens farmworkers in the state.
      Read More...
      10th Annual Labor Heroes Celebration Friday, June 17, 2016 Dutchess Manor 263 Route 9D Beacon, NY 6:00PM
      Read More...
      Friedrichs vs. California Teachers Association Supreme Court Case History In the 1977 decision Abood v. Detroit Board of Education, the justices ruled that public unions may charge all employees — members and nonmembers alike — for the costs of collective bargaining related to their employment. For nonmembers, these are known as “fair-share fees.
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