The union of the employees of legal services NYC & MFY

Legal Services NYC Director Says “No One More Committed” to Anti-Poverty Advocacy than Joseph Genova, Millionaire For-Profit Lawyer & Board Chair

Striking members of the Legal Services Staff Association, NOLSW/UAW Local 2320 (LSSA) expressed shock and disappointment at statements made by Executive Director Raun Rasmussen last week. Asked about staff’s concerns with Board Chair Joseph Genova’s leadership of LSNYC, Mr. Rasmussen told a Thomson Reuters reporter “there’s really no one more committed to the organization.” Staff […]

Rally at Milbank Tweed office of LSNYC Board Chair Joe Genova

Striking members of the Legal Services Staff Association rallied outside the office of Legal Services NYC Board of Directors Chair Joseph Genova. Mr. Genova, partner at Milbank, Tweed, Hadley and McCloy and Board Chair since 2011, has forced LSNYC employees on strike for the first time in nearly 20 years. Mr. Genova has sat on […]

LSSA members delivered over 7,000 signed petitions to Board

LSSA members delivered over 7,000 signed petitions to the LSNYC Board calling on LSNYC to offer a fair contract to its workers. In less than two weeks time, the union received over 7,000 signatures of support from our clients, community residents, and people all around the nation who are concerned for the future of Legal […]

New York City Council Signs Letter in Support of Union

Today, the New York City Council, in a letter signed by 42 members, expressed strong support for striking members of the Legal Services Staff Association. “We are particularly troubled that the LS-NYC Board and management appear more concerned with forcing employees to accept benefit cuts than reaching a fair and equitable settlement,” said the letter, […]