Charlottesville
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14
Aug
2017

The terrorism that came to the streets of Charlottesville this weekend was sickening and grotesque. The racism and violence slung proudly by white nationalists and Nazis should have no place here. Yet we know what happened in Charlottesville was not an isolated incident. The racists who stalked and killed black people during slavery, Reconstruction, and […]


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After the Election, the Path Forward
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10
Nov
2016

As union members who have dedicated our careers to providing free legal services to low-income New Yorkers, we are devastated by the election of Donald Trump, a man whose open hostility toward immigrants, racial minorities, and women make him singularly unqualified to be President. He poses a unique threat to our country, our clients, and […]


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Reporting from New Hampshire
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19
Feb
2016

Our union traveled to New Hampshire to participate in the UAW's New Hampshire Primary Educational Program. We were there with almost 70 other UAW members from Region 9A of the UAW, which covers eastern New York, New England, and Puerto Rico. Our union has members who work at Foxwoods Casino, build giant submarines and auto parts, […]


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LSSA Announces Political Priorities
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14
Jan
2016

The Legal Services Staff Association, UAW/NOLSW 2320, is a union of progressive workers. We represent the non-management employees of Legal Services NYC and MFY, two New York City nonprofits that provide free civil legal services to low-income New Yorkers. As workers, we help secure New York City as a vibrant and diverse home for working […]


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LSSA Elects New President, Executive Committee
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30
Aug
2015

Members of the Legal Services Staff Association (LSSA) are pleased to announce that Sonja Shield, a longtime member of the union, has been elected as President of the unit. Today marks Sonja’s first full day in office. Sonja takes the reins from Amy Hammersmith, who was elected President in the fall of 2013 following a successful 6-week strike […]


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Legal Services Staff Association, UAW/NOLSW Local 2320