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RIP Pete Seeger

Legendary folk singer Pete Seeger, who was a renowned labor activist, died yesterday at 94 years old.  We are grateful for the inspiring life he lived and his tremendous contributions to the labor movement. “Solidarity Forever” by Pete Seeger…

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Obama Hates Unions

President Obama, who is trying to destroy the industry in which we make our living, was at it again yesterday.  He was comparing the GOP to striking workers who should be fired. Via the Washington Examiner… President Obama again compared … Continue reading

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Black Friday with the PJSTA

LONG ISLAND Walmart has seen their fair share of “days of action” from community and labor activists. But the recent call to “Stand Up, Live Better,” culminating in walk-outs throughout the country this month, is a game-changer. The momentum has been … Continue reading

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Walmart Strike

In what could be “the largest-scale labor action ever,” many Walmart employees around the country are set to strike on Thanksgiving as Walmart is one of many stores set to begin their Black Friday sales as most of the country … Continue reading

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NYSUT at Terryville’s Career Day

On Friday morning, October 26th, NYSUT Labor Relations Specialist Laura Graves presented to approximately 100 fifth grade students at Terryville Elementary School.  Ms. Graves’ presentation was part of the school’s Career Day activities, a day where guest speakers present to … Continue reading

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