The union of the employees of legal services NYC & MFY

LSNYC Demands Fiscally Unnecessary Cuts, Jeopardizes Low-Income Client Services

May 6, 2013 Over 200 employees of Legal Services NYC (LSNYC), the largest low-income civil legal services provider in the nation, received unprecedented contract demands from their employer on Wednesday evening. The LSNYC Board of Directors demanded financially unnecessary concessions including weaker healthcare coverage for particularly vulnerable members, higher employee payments to healthcare premiums, reductions […]

Union Walks Out on Half-Day Strike

Some 200 unionized employees of Legal Services NYC (LSNYC) this week participated in a half-day strike to demonstrate solidarity in the face of draconian contract changes proposed by their employer. Members of the Legal Services Staff Association (LSSA) have been presented with a list of drastic giveback demands that resemble — and in some ways […]