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Labor Union Leader Trumka tries to Derail the Bernie Bandwagon

Saturday, July 4, 2015 11:59 PM

Well, could it be Trumka’s afraid it will ’go viral’, as it started to here: Larry Cohen, the past president of the Communications Workers of America, gave his backing to Sanders at a news conference held here in a local union hall. "This is not a close ...

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Labor issues flare in Saratoga Race Course renovation

Friday, July 3, 2015 4:01 PM

The New York Racing Association’s sweeping plan to redevelop Saratoga Race Course faces a potential new foe: a politically powerful labor union representing some ... as we continue negotiations with the local union." Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s administration ...

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$700 million plan to help salmon habitat faces new challenge

Saturday, June 20, 2015 2:04 AM

Labor union treasurer pleads guilty to embezzlement Labor union treasurer pleads guilty to embezzlement The former treasurer of the Communication Workers of American local union No. 7603 has pleaded guilty to embezzlement and theft of labor union assets.>>

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Labor union treasurer pleads guilty to embezzlement

Thursday, June 18, 2015 12:43 PM

Helen Herold-Roden, past treasurer for the Communication Workers of American local union No. 7603, pleaded guilty Thursday to embezzlement and theft of labor union assets, U.S. Attorney Wendy J. Olson announced. According to the plea agreement, from 2008 ...

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Trane employees reject contract and vote to strike, but are back at work

Monday, June 15, 2015 7:30 AM

A strike would have to be approved by the national union, so employees on Monday were working under the terms of the prior contract, which ended Saturday, said local union president ... wanting to use nonunion labor, union officials say.

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