Harlem’s Columbia Union Vote Upheld By National Labor Relations Board

Despite objections from the Columbia University administration the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) ruled Tuesday to uphold the results of a December election where teaching and graduate assistants at the university voted in favor of forming a union. Continue Reading →

Columbia Challenges Vote By Graduate Students To Unionize

The battle over whether graduate students at universities can unionize entered a new phase on Friday, when Columbia University filed a challenge with the National Labor Relations Board over the recent vote by its graduate assistants to unionize. Continue Reading →

Iraq War Hero Honored by EmblemHealth and LaborPress

LaborPress Honors 13 as ‘Heroes of Labor’The extraordinary service of an Iraq war hero – both on and off the battlefield – was recognized on October 8, 2015 at the fourth annual Heroes of Labor awards ceremony, co-sponsored by EmblemHealth and LaborPress. Continue Reading →

Harlem Council Member Levine On Barnard Faculty Forming Union

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Harlem Council Member Mark Levine responds to the Barnard College Faculty (at 118th Street and Broadway) in forming a union:

“I congratulate Barnard Contingent Faculty UAW Local 2110 and the Barnard College Administration for reaching a neutrality agreement that will allow the contingent faculty to decide whether or not to form a union. Continue Reading →