16 11, 2015

Right to Work is Wrong!

2015-11-23T07:53:02-05:00

Message from Business Manager Mike Prohaska to Local 79 Members: I want to alert all members to an important case that is going to be heard before the Supreme Court early next year that, depending on the result, could be devastating to public employees, many of whom are LiUNA members. The case, Friedrichs v. the California Teachers Association, will determine whether all public employment in this country becomes right-to-work. What exactly does right to work mean? It means that an employee can have the benefit of a labor union negotiating for him or her without the employee having to pay union [...]

Right to Work is Wrong!2015-11-23T07:53:02-05:00
25 08, 2015

James Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Reauthorization Act

2015-08-25T16:26:14-04:00

With the 14th Anniversary of 9/11 approaching, Local 79 and the Mason Tenders’ District Council Political Action Committee are asking Local 79 members  to get in touch with their legislators to push to gain more co-sponsors for HR 1786 /S. 928, the James Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Reauthorization Act. The programs created by the original James Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act are now helping responders and survivors in every state and in 429 of 435 Congressional Districts. But, these programs are set to expire, leaving 9/11 heroes and heroines without the help that they need, unless you take action today. For [...]

James Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Reauthorization Act2015-08-25T16:26:14-04:00
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