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Toward a Real Shining City?

Ruben Nieves, Paul D’amato, Anthony Rosario, Secretary-Treasurer Ruben Torres, and Carl Giles
AT THE RALLY – Left to right, Ruben Nieves, Paul D’amato, Anthony Rosario, Secretary-Treasurer Ruben Torres, and Carl Giles.

New York State Governor Mario Cuomo died in January, but at a laborpacked rally in August at the Javits Convention Center, his spirit — and his words — were very much alive.

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Free Legal Services

mary sheridanBy Mary Sheridan, Esq.
Director of Local 237 Legal Services Plan

How many Local 237 Citywide and Housing Division members and retirees are unaware of their free legal services benefit? More than I would have guessed. The vast majority of people in the United States must pay thousands of dollars to a private attorney when they need legal assistance. As members and retirees of the largest Teamsters local, you have a free attorney available to you for many of your day-to-day legal issues.

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¿Hacia Una Verdadera Ciudad Brillante?

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El Vicepresidente Joe Biden en el podio durante la manifestación “Lucha Para Un Sueldo Justo,” proyecto del Gobernador Cuomo.

El exgobernador del Estado de Nueva York, Mario Cuomo murió en enero de este año, pero en un reciente mitin lleno de trabajadores sindicales en el Javits Convention Center, su espíritu – y sus palabras, estaban muy vivos.

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President's Awards

  • Thomas Coppola

    Thomas Coppola

    Shop Foreman
    Auto Mechanic Foreman
    Town of Babylon
    Long Island Division

    Mr. Coppola has been a member of Local 237 since 1984.   A longtime shop steward, he enjoys representing members and “keeping everything fair and being certain that the members get everything they deserve.” He believes that unions provide important protections to all Americans – both unionized and not. He appreciates the benefits that come with membership.  Mr. Coppola enjoys spending time with his wife and sons; he also enjoys working around the house, gardening and hot rods.

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Oral History Project

Victor Nappa, NYCHA Sup’t & Trainer

Victor Nappa

I went to work for the New York City Housing Authority in March 1968. A friend of mine was working with the Housing Authority and he told me about a provisional supervising housing grounds opening at Boulevard Houses. I was in the landscape business with my father and he was retiring, so I decided to apply for the position. I was told to go see the superintendent at the project.

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Italian Heritage Celebration 2015

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From the President

The President Must Preserve the Middle Class and the Good Jobs They Need

altFortunately, some candidates understand the importance of protecting the American worker. Although I do not agree with all of his positions, Donald Trump is right about the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP), which will govern 40 percent of U.S. trade. He called it “a bad, bad deal for American businesses, for workers, for taxpayers,” and “a huge set of hand-outs for a few insiders that don’t even care about our great, great America.”

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