Posts Tagged ‘Long Island’

Feb
2014
10

SMART Union Locals Authorize March LIRR Strike Should MTA Not Accept Fair Contract

SMART Union Locals Authorize March LIRR Strike Should MTA Not Accept Fair Contract
  With 6,000 of their fellow Long Island Railroad (LIRR) laborers without a contract for over three years, two of the locals that make up the Sheet Metal, Air, Rail and Transportation Union (SMART) have voted to strike in March.  The vote was unanimous, 500-0.   The Metropolitan Transit Authority (MTA) and SMART are currently [&hellip...;
Oct
2013
9

Local Hire, Apprenticeship, Immigration Top Long Island Labor Federation’s Agenda

  The Long Island Federation of Labor is stepping up its political game in order to better serve the 250,000-plus union members who currently reside on Long Island.  Local hire, immigration and development are among the chief issues on the organization’s agenda.   Also in play is the Nassau County Executive election which came down...
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Jun
2013
14

DOL Will Host Pair of Conferences to Ensure Prevailing Wage Compliance on Hurricane Sandy Rebuilds

DOL Will Host Pair of Conferences to Ensure Prevailing Wage Compliance on Hurricane Sandy Rebuilds
  In order to ensure that the billions invested after Hurricane Sandy are used properly, the  U.S. Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division (DOL WHD) has announced two conferences in New York and New Jersey to educate and train those with federal contracts about applicable prevailing wage laws. The conferences will take place June...