The union of the employees of legal services NYC & MFY

Reporting from New Hampshire

Our union traveled to New Hampshire to participate in the UAW’s New Hampshire Primary Educational Program. We were there with almost 70 other UAW members from Region 9A of the UAW, which covers eastern New York, New England, and Puerto Rico. Our union has members who work at Foxwoods Casino, build giant submarines and auto parts, […]

LSSA Announces Political Priorities

The Legal Services Staff Association, UAW/NOLSW 2320, is a union of progressive workers. We represent the non-management employees of Legal Services NYC and MFY, two New York City nonprofits that provide free civil legal services to low-income New Yorkers. As workers, we help secure New York City as a vibrant and diverse home for working […]

LSSA Elects New President, Executive Committee

Members of the Legal Services Staff Association (LSSA) are pleased to announce that Sonja Shield, a longtime member of the union, has been elected as President of the unit. Today marks Sonja’s first full day in office. Sonja takes the reins from Amy Hammersmith, who was elected President in the fall of 2013 following a successful 6-week strike […]

Love Wins! LSSA Celebrates Marriage Equality

Legal Services NYC (“LSNYC”), the largest provider of free civil legal services to low-income people in the United States, and the Legal Services Staff Association (LSSA/UAW 2320), representing employees of LSNYC and of MFY Legal Services, celebrate the Supreme Court’s historic decision establishing marriage equality as the law of the land. Marriage, and the security […]