Hudson Valley Area Labor Federation AFL-CIO
  • August 02, 2015
    Upcoming Events
    Celebrating 50 Years of Medicare
    Aug 02, 2015
    Walkway Over the Hudson (Highland Side of Bridge)
    1199 Families Will Go For The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge World Record!
    Aug 08, 2015
    Central Park,Naumburg Bandshell
    Public Hearing on Fiber-Optic Cable in Hudson Valley
    Aug 11, 2015
    Poughkeepsie Town Hall Meeting Room 1 Overocker Road, Poughkeepsie, NY 12603
    IBEW Local 320 Youth Caucus 2nd Annual Golf Fundraiser
    Aug 29, 2015
    Apple Greens Golf Course 161 South Street Highland, NY
    Labor Day
    Sep 07, 2015
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      Five Reasons to Care About Verizon Contract Negotiations

      A crowd of thousands rallied outside of Verizon headquarters in New York City on Saturday, creating a sea of red t-shirts and picket signs that flooded the streets of lower Manhattan. Their cause: Making sure Verizon agrees to fair contracts with its 39,000 employees, who are represented by the Communications? Workers of America (CWA) and the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW).
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      International Monetary Fund: Unionization, Higher Wages Reduce Income Inequality

      The notion that unionization and higher wages decrease income inequality is a fundamental premise of the Solidarity Center and our allies. But now a surprising source has reached the same conclusion: the International Monetary Fund (IMF).
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      Sign the Petition to STOP discrimination at Columbia Memorial Health

      No one should have to deal with discrimination and racism anywhere and definitely not at work. Sign the Petition today and take action!!
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      Union Is the New Black: Labor Organizing in Orange Is the New Black, And What It Means For You

      In its third season with Netflix, Orange Is the New Black has had a significant effect on America's consciousness regarding: race, women and incarceration, and transgender issues. This season highlighted many character backstories, but personally, the most interesting plot-line was that of the security guards and their efforts to organize a potential union. We see labor issues in popular culture and television on occasion, and this example in particular shines light on issues that that arise when workers don't have labor protection.
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      Construction company owes workers close to $80,000 in unpaid wages, attorney general says

      A construction company with Manhattan and Brooklyn projects stole nearly $80,000 from its workers, the state attorney general said Wednesday. Developers Sulajman Koci and Witold Matejkowski, owners of Stonehenge Restoration, failed to pay 21 laborers between January 2014 and March 2015, state Attorney General Eric Schneiderman said.
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      New York Chooses A New 3-8 Testing Firm

      It wasn’t immediately clear what role she made in the decision, but this does suggests lots of changes are ahead under the state’s new Education Commissioner, MaryEllen Elia. The state Education Department is dropping its provider of standardized tests, Pearson LLC and has awarded the job to a competing firm, Questar Assessment (Not to be confused with the Rensselaer County-based Questar BOCES).
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      Rockland CLC 2015 Candidate Questionnaires The Rockland Central Labor Council of the Hudson Valley has released the questionnaire for the local elections in 2015.  Please find below a link to the questionnaire Candidates MUST return the completed questionnaire by August 21, 2015.
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      Celebrating 50 Years of Medicare Sunday, August 2, 2015 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM 11:00AM Join Us for our safe staffing, wellness walk, Walkway Over the Hudson (approximately 1/2 mile) at Hudson Valley Rail Trail (Highland Side of the Bridge)
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      1199 Families Will Go For The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge World Record! BE THERE! Saturday, August 8, at 10AM Central Park, Naumburg Bandshell To enter at 5th Ave. & 72nd St. Take the 6 train to 68th St. or the M1, M2, M4, M72 to 72nd St. and 5th Ave. and walk west to the Park. To enter at Central Park West & 72nd St. Take the 1, 2, or 3 train to 72nd St.
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      Public Hearing on Fiber-Optic Cable in Hudson Valley We are all quite aware of the lack of high speed internet access in the HUdson Valley. Thanks to your hard work and the CLC's passing resolutions, we were able to get a public hearing in the Hudson Valley.
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      IBEW Local 320 Youth Caucus 2nd Annual Golf Fundraiser. This event will be held at Apple Greens Golf Course 161 South Street Highland, NY Saturday, August 29, 2015
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      Rockland CLC 2015 Candidate Questionnaires The Rockland Central Labor Council of the Hudson Valley has released the questionnaire for the local elections in 2015.  Please find below a link to the questionnaire Candidates MUST return the completed questionnaire by August 21, 2015.
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      Celebrating 50 Years of Medicare Sunday, August 2, 2015 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM 11:00AM Join Us for our safe staffing, wellness walk, Walkway Over the Hudson (approximately 1/2 mile) at Hudson Valley Rail Trail (Highland Side of the Bridge)
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      1199 Families Will Go For The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge World Record! BE THERE! Saturday, August 8, at 10AM Central Park, Naumburg Bandshell To enter at 5th Ave. & 72nd St. Take the 6 train to 68th St. or the M1, M2, M4, M72 to 72nd St. and 5th Ave. and walk west to the Park. To enter at Central Park West & 72nd St. Take the 1, 2, or 3 train to 72nd St.
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      Public Hearing on Fiber-Optic Cable in Hudson Valley We are all quite aware of the lack of high speed internet access in the HUdson Valley. Thanks to your hard work and the CLC's passing resolutions, we were able to get a public hearing in the Hudson Valley.
      Read More...
      IBEW Local 320 Youth Caucus 2nd Annual Golf Fundraiser. This event will be held at Apple Greens Golf Course 161 South Street Highland, NY Saturday, August 29, 2015
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