Monthly Archives: August 2011

Verizon Strike: Central New York Supports Workers

Verizon workers have been on strike since Sunday, August 7, around the country, including here in central New York. Members of CWA and IBEW are on the picket line resisting Verizon’s attempt to take bake $20,000 from each worker every … Continue reading

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Gravedigger Rigths Under Attacks

The Syracuse Catholic Church is trying to fire unionized grave diggers, breaking their contract. The Church claims it wants to “streamline operations,” but members and supporters of SEIU Local 200 United see it another way: the Church is ignoring its … Continue reading

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Solidarity at the Ballpark

It’s Labor Night at the ballpark: a variety of groups, under the “We are One” umbrella, will have a presence at the Syracuse Chiefs baseball game on Thursday, August 18. The game starts at 7pm, and the Solidarity Committee will … Continue reading

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Solidarity with Verizon Workers

Yesterday members of the Solidarity Committee¬† of CNY joined Verizon workers in downtown Syracuse for an informational picket. The contract of 35,000 unionized Verizon workers expires on Sunday at 12:01 am. Key issues in the negotiations between Communications Workers of … Continue reading

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