The union of the employees of legal services NYC & MFY

LSSA & ALAA Call on DiFiore to Close the Courts

March 13, 2020 Today the Legal Services Staff Association, NOLSW/UAW 2325, and the Association of Legal Aid Attorneys, UAW 2325, sent a joint letter to Chief Judge Janet DiFiore of the New York Court Unified Court System, calling on New York to close the courts to protect litigants, advocates, court staff, and the public during […]

Our Union’s 2020 Lobbying in Albany

March 6, 2020 Eight LSSA members attended the UAW New York lobbying conference in Albany this week. With over 100 other UAW members from across the state, together we met with virtually every senator and assembly member representing New York State. We spoke with our electeds on issues including: Passing Home Stability Support (HSS), a statewide rent supplement for PA-eligible families […]

Union Testifies at RTC Hearing

February 28, 2020 This week we testified at the New York City Council on behalf of Right to Counsel, along with Jared Trujillo, President of the Association of Legal Aid Attorneys – UAW 2325, the New York City Central Labor Council, AFL-CIO, and District Council 37, AFSCME. We stood with other providers, advocacy organizations, and […]