The union of the employees of legal services NYC & MFY

Deadline in Two Days, Union Asks LSNYC Board for Fair Offer

The Legal Services Staff Association bargaining team for the Legal Services NYC union staff addressed the Legal Services NYC Board of Directors two days before the deadline for a contract offer. LSSA President Amy Hammersmith addressed the union’s demand for fair wages that compensate members for the lack of raises in the last contract. “In […]

LSNYC Vows to Repeat Past Mistakes

Repeating its missteps from the 2013 strike, LSNYC has again threatened to terminate its employees’ health insurance if we go on strike on January 30th. In response, the following letter was delivered on January 12th to LSNYC management’s bargaining team. Dear Raun, On Friday, you informed us that you intend to terminate terminate union members’ health […]

MFY Legal Services Staff Declare One-Day Strike in Protest

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Amy Hammersmith, LSSA President: 215-285-8305, Anamaria Segura, LSSA MFY Vice President: 718-514-1680, MFY Legal Services Staff Declare One-Day Strike in Protest NEW YORK, NY, JANUARY 12, 2015—The unionized staff of MFY Legal Services, Inc. have declared a one-day strike in protest of management’s disrespectful and shortsighted contract bargaining demands. […]