News Stories

Oct 3, 2014 | News Story
On Thursday members of the Motion Picture Editors Guild, IATSE Local 700, allies and supporters gathered outside of 30 Rockefeller Plaza to protest Ryan Seacrest Productions and Bravo Media’s firing of the editorial crew of Shahs of Sunset.  The production and post-production employees had been on strike since September 10 while seeking an IATSE contract.  Contract negotiations had just begun...
Sep 26, 2014 | News Story
Hundreds of workers and members of the city’s labor movement gathered today to celebrate the workers at Riverside Center, a $420 million 40-story development project financed by the AFL-CIO Building Investment Trust.  The project is expected to create more than 2,000 jobs. 
Sep 19, 2014 | News Story
On Wednesday, September 17, the NY City Council convened a hearing on a proposed resolution supporting the Justice for Jazz Artists campaign. 
Aug 27, 2014 | News Story
On September 6, 2014, the NYC Labor Movement marches up Fifth Avenue in a massive display of solidarity. This is one moment in which all of labor in, around and from outside NYC can come together to celebrate all of the important work WE ALL do every day. Help us spread the word about the parade by opting-in to our Thunderclap. Your support will help us amplify our message of solidarity on...
Aug 22, 2014 | News Story
This week members of The Newspaper Guild, CWA Local 31003, were joined by supporters at City Hall denouncing the illegal firing of 12 workers by El Diario/ImpreMedia.  The workers were fired in June when the company began to implement their union-busting campaign. 
Aug 22, 2014 | News Story
Last week, over 100 union members attended the NYC Central Labor Council, AFL-CIO Community Board Training, and learned about the City Budget, the Uniform Land Use Review Procedure (ULURP) process, keeping NYC Walmart Free, other issues impa​c​ting communities.  If you are interested in applying ​for your local Community Board​,​ or if you are a current Board member interested in attending a NYC...
Aug 20, 2014 | News Story
From http://www.savethemetopera.com
August 20, 2014 Statement by Matthew Loeb International President, I.A.T.S.E. on Settlement at the Metropolitan Opera with Local 1 We’re pleased to announce a tentative agreement was reached early this morning between management representatives of the Metropolitan Opera and members of I.A.T.S.E. Local 1.
Aug 15, 2014 | News Story
The sudden and tragic death of Robin Williams earlier this week has sent shockwaves through the labor world.  Williams is remembered not only as a prolific actor and comedic genius but as a humanitarian who readily stood up for progressive causes. 
Aug 13, 2014 | News Story
This week the New York Taxi Workers Alliance, with the help of Attorney General Eric Schneiderman and the Taxi & Limousine Commission, won restitution from taxi fleet owner SLS Jet for overcharging drivers on their cab leases.  SLS jet was found to have exceeded TLC lease cap rules and was ordered to pay over $1.6 million in restitution and fines. 
Aug 12, 2014 | News Story
The Primary Election will be held on Tuesday, September 9, 2014.   If you are not yet registered to vote and will be registering in person, you must do so by this Friday, August 15.  If you will be mailing in your application, it must be postmarked by Friday, August 15.  Below you will find links to the required registration forms.