Transportation Workers Protection Act announced

By |2017-02-07T19:32:22+00:00February 7th, 2017|Media, Work Injury|

New York, on both the state and city levels, has been hard at work reforming employee protections. Recently, City officials have been proposing legislation to protect construction workers. The effort has received wide support from other City officials and the Buildings and Construction Trade Council of Greater New York. The individuals supporting the bill also [...]

Bill proposed to protect, better train New York City construction workers

By |2017-02-07T19:34:00+00:00February 7th, 2017|Media, Work Injury|

In the past two years, thirty city construction workers have passed away as a result of work-related accidents. It goes without saying, even one life lost is one too much. Gary Labarbera, President of the Building & Construction Trades Council of Greater New York, wrote an article for Daily News New York that supported the [...]

Progresso To Close Plant In Vineland, NJ-Measures Made To Protect Workers

By |2016-11-22T21:00:59+00:00September 19th, 2016|Media, Workers Compensation|

General Mills announced recently that its Vineland, New jersey location will be closing by the summer of next year. The General Mills/Progresso Plant closure is going to greatly effect the Vineland area-close to 400 jobs will be lost in an already stricken by high unemployment. The United Food and Commercial Workers Local 152, a union [...]

LIU Brooklyn faculty lockout ends successfully for professors

By |2019-04-25T20:07:20+00:00September 15th, 2016|justice system, Media|

In the aftermath of a faculty lockout that took place the Brooklyn campus of Long Island University, the faculty and the university's administration have come to an agreement regarding a union contract renewal. The lockout ended Wednesday, September 14th, although classes were supposed to start the first week of this month. With thanks to professors, students, [...]