The union of the employees of legal services NYC & MFY

MFY Contract Resolved, Strike Ends

After a tremendous show of solidarity, and several weeks of record-breaking cold, on February 24th the union members of MFY ratified the tentative agreement reached with management late in the night of February 23rd. We thank everyone for their support. We won a contract that ensures our clients will be served by experienced staff, that […]

Strike Update, Feb. 22, 2015

This update responds to a letter by MFY Legal Services’ (“MFY”) Executive Director, Jeanette Zelhof, addressed to the New York Law Journal (the “NYLJ”) and distributed by MFY to a listserv for New York tenant advocates on February 20, 2015.  While professing respect for MFY’s unionized staff, Zelhof dismisses the concerns that led us to strike […]

Over 100 Rally on Twentieth Day of MFY Union Staff Strike

Over 100 MFY strikers and supporters braved tonight’s bone-chilling temperatures to demand that MFY’s management sit down and negotiate a fair contract. [youtube url=”” width=”400″ height=”240″] The unionized staff of MFY and LSSA 2320 are greatly grateful to all of you who shivered with us in solidarity and made tonight a success. Thanks, in alphabetical […]