The union of the employees of legal services NYC & MFY

LSNYC & MFY Units Set Strike Deadline

The union members of Legal Services NYC and MFY met on November 19th and set a strike deadline of January 30, 2015. On that date, the union members of both organizations will meet to discuss and vote on management’s January 15, 2015 offer. At that point, union members would then have had two weeks to […]

Union Presents at LSNYC October Board Meeting

The Legal Services Staff Association made a presentation to the Legal Services NYC Board at their October 14, 2014 meeting. Union President Amy Hammersmith addressed contract negotiations, the need for a significant raise to pace with the cost of living, and the union’s recent call for a union-management discussion about hiring. The union and LSNYC […]

LSNYC Management on Hiring Spree

The Legal Services Staff Association is gravely concerned about the massive hiring spree occurring at Legal Services NYC.  This spree follows on the heels of management’s prior pleas of financial crisis, which led union staff to agree to significant health care and salary concessions in our last contract. In August 2014 alone, LSNYC management created […]

Labor Day Parade 2014

We’re proud to be leading the 2014 NYC Labor Day Parade with our UAW brothers and sisters on Saturday, September 6th! And we’re especially excited that the fast food workers will be marching up front with us. They have our full support and solidarity as they fight for living wages and safe working conditions. We […]