Hudson Valley Area Labor Federation AFL-CIO
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    May 06, 2015
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    May 07, 2015
    IBEW Local 363, 8 Taylor Lane, New City
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    May 10, 2015
    1st Annual Timmy Heim Golf Outing
    May 11, 2015
    Paramount (Dellwood) Country Club, 60 Zukor Rd, New City, NY 10956
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    May 15, 2015
    Sullivan County Government Center 100 North St, Monticello, NY 12701 In Legislative Hearing Room
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      HVALF Workers Memorial Service & May Day Rally

      Labor union members and elected officials participated in a joint ceremony and march in Poughkeepsie on Friday to commemorate May Day; also known as Workers Memorial Day. Timothy Rodgers, administrative organizer with 1199 SEIU, said May Day is actually Labor Day for other countries around the world and in the U.S. it is a day for labor unions to stand in support of workers around the globe.
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      Orange County, CSEA reach tentative contract agreement

      Orange County Government and its CSEA unit employees have reached a tentative contract. The union has not had a contract in the last four years; the new pact “fairly represents the views of both the county and the CSEA,” said County Executive Steven Neuhaus, who called it a “fair and equitable contract” for county government and its employees.
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      De Blasio Criticizes Walker as Enemy of Middle Class

      New York Mayor Bill de Blasio brought his message about income inequality to the home state of Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker, criticizing the potential Republican presidential candidate as an enemy of unions and the middle class. “I’m not saying Scott Walker set out to destroy Wisconsin’s middle class,” de Blasio said during a speech to 360 people at the annual fundraising dinner for the state’s Democratic Party in Milwaukee. “But if that were his mission, I can’t think of a damn thing he’d done differently.”
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      Reich: The Minimum Wage Should Be $15

      Economist Robert Reich concisely and clearly explains seven reasons why the minimum wage should be $15 per hour. The video undermines not only general opposition to raising the minimum wage, but also the arguments against making the minimum wage a living wage.
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      Take Action NOW!! Fast Track Bill Introduced—Join the Drive to Stop Fast Track

      Legislation granting Fast Track trade authority to President Barack Obama was introduced in the U.S. Senate today. In a statement, AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka said: At a time when workers all over the country are standing up for higher wages, Congress is considering legislation that will speed through corporate-driven trade deals.
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      HVALF Executive Board Elections & Goodbyes

      The Hudson Valley Area Labor Federation held their Elections on April 13th These are the Officers Elected: Prsident: Paul Ellis-Graham, NYSUT Executive Vice President: William Riccaldo (CSEA Region 3) Executive Treasurer: Sandy Shaddock, (IBT 445) **Newly Elected** Recording Secretary: Ron Diaz, (UA 21) **Newly Elected**
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      As many of you know, we lost Timmy last June suddenly. This Scholarship is set up in honor of the 20 years we did have with Timmy. If you cannot golf that date, please consider sponsoring a hole and joining us for the evening dinner. Thank you.
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      Hudson Valley Area Labor Federation 9th Annual Labor Heros Celebration Friday, June 19, 2015 6:00 PM Falkirk Estates & Country Club 206 Smith Cove Road Central Valley, NY 10917
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      As many of you know, we lost Timmy last June suddenly. This Scholarship is set up in honor of the 20 years we did have with Timmy. If you cannot golf that date, please consider sponsoring a hole and joining us for the evening dinner. Thank you.
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      Hudson Valley Area Labor Federation 9th Annual Labor Heros Celebration Friday, June 19, 2015 6:00 PM Falkirk Estates & Country Club 206 Smith Cove Road Central Valley, NY 10917
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