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March 10, 2017
gofundme.com/tomskids To all of his union brothers and sisters, friends and family, community training partners, while we give thanks for being able to be there with our families, we need you to give what you can and share as widely as a possible. We need to help Tom’s kids mourn without having to worry about...
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September 8, 2016 COMMUNITY, LABOR, AND CONSUMER ORGANIZATIONS APPLAUD GOVERNOR CUOMO REIGNING IN PAYROLL CARD ABUSE The Western New York Worker Center (WNYCOSH), Western New York Area Labor Federation, AFL-CIO, and the Western New York Law Center commend the NYS Department of Labor and Governor Cuomo for advancing workers’ rights in New York, by adopting...
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Workers Memorial Day is for mourning those who were sacrificed because of greed and for fighting against the complex machine stripping workers of their rights to a safe workplace, a just workplace, and dignity on the job. It doesn’t matter if you’re pushing a broom or pulling a lever to a 10-ton crane – everyone...
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BUFFALO AFL-CIO/WNYCOSH Safety & Health Committee Meeting April 12, 2016 (Tuesday) 5:30 – 6:30 pm Teamsters Local #264 Hall, 35 Tyrol Dr., Cheektowaga, NY OSHA ISSUES STRICTER RULES ON SILICA DUST Presenter: Nellie Brown, MS, CIH, Center for Occupational and Environmental Medicine Last week OSHA issued a final rule, after many years, to protect workers from exposure to silica dust.  The hazards...
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Labor and Community organizations gathered today to call on Chris Collins and his company, Audubon Machinery, to pay wages they have owed workers for almost 2 years. Audubon will appear before the New Jersey Department of Labor on Thursday, which has already issued a letter finding that the company willfully failed to pay workers prevailing...
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Please join labor and community organizations Monday, March 21st at 11am, at SEIU200, 1961 Wehrle Drive in Williamsville for a press conference calling on Congressman Chris Collins to pay the wages he owes and treat workers with respect. Six WNY workers have been owed $19,000 by a Collins-owned business for almost two years. The company is now...
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 26, 2016 Contact: Danielle Filson, 646-335-0443 WNYCOSH Releases Report Citing Serious Construction Industry Violations, Too Few OSHA Inspections & Inadequate Enforcement. The Report can be accessed here. Scaffold Safety Law Must Be Maintained, OSHA Needs More Funding and Stronger Fines to Ensure Workplace Safety Buffalo, NY – A diverse group of...
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WNYCOSH will be celebrating the end of 2015 with our annual Holiday Party. Please join us on Thursday, December 17th from 4:30-6:30pm at our office in the Trimain Building, 2495 Main Street, Suite 438. Thanks for all of your support this past year!  As 2015 comes to a close, we want to share with you some of...
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