The union of the employees of legal services NYC & MFY

Letter Regarding DACA

The Delegates Assembly of the Legal Services Staff Association has sent the following letter to UAW International President Dennis Williams regarding DACA and the DREAM Act: [frame]October 4, 2017 Dear UAW President Dennis Williams, The Legal Services Staff Association, a unit of the National Organization of Legal Services Workers, UAW 2320, is a wall-to-wall union […]

Solidarity with Striking Teamsters

Our union is proud to have acted in solidarity with Teamsters Local 814, which represents about 40 drivers, helpers, and warehouse workers who were locked out on July 5th and replaced with cheap subcontractors after Waldner’s refused to negotiate a new contract for months. Local 814 members have since been picketing Waldner’s clients, asking them to drop […]


The terrorism that came to the streets of Charlottesville this weekend was sickening and grotesque. The racism and violence slung proudly by white nationalists and Nazis should have no place here. Yet we know what happened in Charlottesville was not an isolated incident. The racists who stalked and killed black people during slavery, Reconstruction, and […]

After the Election, the Path Forward

As union members who have dedicated our careers to providing free legal services to low-income New Yorkers, we are devastated by the election of Donald Trump, a man whose open hostility toward immigrants, racial minorities, and women make him singularly unqualified to be President. He poses a unique threat to our country, our clients, and […]