The union of the employees of legal services NYC & MFY

The Legal Services Staff Association in 2020

We fight for our clients and we fight for ourselves and our families. 2020 brought a global pandemic with devastating effects on our communities. The pandemic laid bare the structural racism of Housing Court and other institutions, and we fought to keep housing court closed and to prevent any evictions in the midst of a […]

LSSA Testimony in Support of NYC Public Banking Bills

Testimony by Christopher Fasano of Legal Services Staff Association, UAW Local 2320 and Mobilization for Justice, Inc. to the New York City Council Committee on Finance regarding Introductions 2099, 2100 and 2164, and Resolution 1600 April 28, 2021 Good morning Chair Dromm and Members of the Committee. My name is Christopher Fasano. I am a […]

Duante Wright

Yesterday the world woke up to yet another brutal execution of a young Black man by the police, this time during a pretextual car stop. My heart goes out to our Black union members who today like so many other days are trying valiantly to put one foot in front of the other and take […]

Mobilization for Justice, Inc. Employees Ratify New Contract

Historic Contract Furthers the Union’s Demands for Pay Equity for Non-Attorney Workers, COVID-19 Office Safety Plan, Permanent Remote Work Policies, and Fair Wage Increases for All Staff NEW YORK, NEW YORK – The unionized staff of Mobilization for Justice (MFJ) voted Friday, February 26, 2021, to ratify a new three-year contract to run from January […]