This the page for the Labor Liason blog by Lester Greene. As columns are written they will be posted here.
Here are three posts written in 2016 and 2017.
The first Monday of September Labor Day is celebrated in the United States, this grew out of the late 19th century organized labor movement. On September 1882 the unions in New York City decided to […]
Let’s continue the overview of “Class Struggle Unionism” by Joe Burns which I started in the June 2022 Labor Liaison article. Joe Burns shows that the only answer is a movement grounded in a clear […]
The so-called dog days of summer, the unions continue the fight. DC 37, our parent union which we are part of, is also part of a union coalition demanding action on a minimum $22 an […]
The cross union City Retirees Organizing Committee is calling a rally on June 16, 12 noon in front of City Hall Park, Broadway between Murray St and Park Pl.to deliver a message to the Mayor […]
May Day which is Labor Day around the world.It is the celebration of labor and the working class. While it has been part of spring festivals, the date was chosen by the Second International as […]
As a labor activist for over 50 years, I am happy and proud to see a new Labor Movement rise. Let’s look at the newest and strong Amazon LaborUnion. The organize drive started over two […]
We celebrate Women’ History Month in March every year as a reminder of the accomplishments women have caused and created throughout history. Over time the fight for women’s rights have evolved, but even today men […]
As we commemorate African American history which is American history. Let’s look at Black Labor Union Leaders that help build the labor movement. In 1925 A.Philip Randolph became the leader of the black service staff […]
LABOR LIAISON JANUARY 2022 As we enter into the third year of Covid, we as EMS 1st responders need to stay strong, healthy and focus. An important part of this is our union and its […]