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.

LABOR LIAISON FEBRUARY 2024

By Lester Muata Greene As we commemorate African American history month, let’s look at Black workers labor union organizing.In 1838 Black workers organized the Caulkers Association in Baltimore, Maryland. In 1925 A.Philip Randolph helped found […]

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Labor Liaison – August 2023

By Lester Muata Greene The week of August 30 – September 3 is Labor Rights Week. It’s when we as working people get the word out that ALL workers have the same right to a […]

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Labor’s Moment

By Lester Muata Greene, Labor Liaison Labor unions in the United States are having a moment that hasn’t happened in over 60 years, since writers and actors strike together. Along with UPS workers poised for […]

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LABOR LIAISON JUNE 2023

Let’s look at the current state of healthcare in the United States and unions part in improving it and or hampering it. The rise of Medicare for All has been accompanied by growing confusion over […]

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LABOR LIAISON MAY- 2023

It’s been awhile since my last newsletter article, but I’m back and will bring you updates and politics from the Labor movement every month. Being that we are halfway through May, this issue will be […]

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LABOR LIAISON OCTOBER 2022

The midterm election day is November 8, polls are open from 0600- 2100. Early voting October 29-November 6, 2022. To find your voting pace go to voter lookup: https://elections.ny.gov/ Never forget organized labor unions are […]

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LABOR LIAISON – SEPTEMBER 2022

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 […]

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LABOR LIAISON AUGUST 2022

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 […]

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Labor Liaison July 2022

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 […]

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LABOR LIAISON JUNE 2022

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 […]

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