Will Public Union Power be the Downfall of the NYHA?

December 30, 2018 Rebecca Capua 0

NYC’s powerful public unions have voiced their serious concerns about the proposed New York Health Act…but there’s light at the end of the tunnel. Here we discuss what NYC-DSA, as an organization invested in both strong unions and universal healthcare, can do to help guide both sides of the argument towards resolution.

Rank and File: Laura G. on Carpenters’ Local 157

Rank and File
November 29, 2018 Rebecca Capua 0

Sub-contractors, scabs, and salting. Laura G. discusses how she found her way to the carpentry trade, fighting off a fear of heights and a mountain of student debt. In Local 157 she sees room for more aggressive tactics, worker involvement in negotiations, and more solidarity with a range of working class issues.