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NYC Housing Court Mandates Some In-Person Appearances

Law360, September 21, 2021

N.Y. legal unions blast housing court reopening plan in letter

Reuters, September 20, 2021

Reopening Housing Court is Wrong, op ed by LSSA Members Andrea Alajbegovic and Alex Jacob

New York Daily News, September 20, 2021

Legal Services NYC Attys Protest Court Demands Amid COVID

Law360, September 10, 2021

NY Legal Services Support Staff Strike For Higher Pay

Law360, February 9, 2021

Opinion: Staff at legal services nonprofit Mobilization for Justice plan one-day strike

Queens Daily Eagle, February 9, 2021

NYC Private Tenant Bar Condemns Plan To Resume Trials

Law360, July 22, 2020

NYC Tenant Bar, Judge Clash Over Looming In-Person Trials

Law360, July 14, 2020

NY Bill Would Suspend Two-Fail Bar Exam Rule For Pandemic

Law360, July 10, 2020

‘Housing is a right’: Tenants hold protest calling for eviction courts to remain closed through end of 2020

Bronx Times, July 7, 2020

If Black Lives Matter, Then Stop The Evictions

Left Voice, June 29, 2020

Pandemic Hinders Bar Exam Retakers Who Aid the Indigent

Law360, May 31, 2020

Report: New York Suspends Evictions Amid Coronavirus Outbreak

Black Enterprise, March 18, 2020

New York halts evictions due to coronavirus pandemic

Gothamist, March 16, 2020

Harlem’s Levine And Gibson Bills To Expand Right To Counsel Law, New Report Cites RTC In NYC

Harlem World, February 24, 2020

As Legal Aid Attys See Pay Gains, Nonlawyer Peers Struggle

Law360, November 17, 2019

New York City’s Labor Day

Workers World, September 12, 2019

Legal Services Workers Rally

New York Law Journal, October 5, 2018

NYC Attorneys Blast Brett Kavanaugh In City-Wide Protests

Tribeca Patch, October 5, 2018

Legal Service Organizations Protest Kavanaugh Appointment

News 12 Brooklyn, October 4, 2018

New York Legal Aid Attorneys Rally Against Kavanaugh

WCBS 880 Radio, October 4, 2018

Legal Aid Lawyers, Workers Protest Kavanaugh Nomination

Staten Island Live, October 4, 2018

Legal Services Staff Association: “The Abuser’s Got To Go”

National Writers Union, October 4, 2018

Legal Aid Attorneys Plan Kavanaugh Protest Today

Queens Eagle, October 3, 2018

Legal Aid Attorneys Plan Protest of Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s Potential Appointment

Brooklyn Daily Eagle, October 3, 2018

Local 2320 Members Donate Their Time and Expertise to Help Families in Need

UAW, September 25, 2018

Striking to Save Legal Services: Interview with Jota Borgmann and Brian Sullivan of MFY Legal Services

NYU Review of Law & Social Change, August 19, 2016

On Board: Legal Services Staff Association Elects New President, Executive Committee

New York Nonprofit Daily, September 2, 2015  

2015 MFY Strike

MFY Legal Services Reaches Tentative Deal with Union

New York Law Journal, February 25, 2015

MFY Legal Services Reaches Agreement, Ending Strike

NYC Central Labor Council, February 23, 2015

Workers Are Fired Up Despite The Cold Temperatures

Meenan & Associates, February 23, 2015

Legal Aid Strike Offers Window Into NY Public Interest Compensation

Above the Law, February 10, 2015

MFY Legal on Strike: Labor Radio Show “Labor-Lines” Interviews MFY Members

Labor-Lines, February 9, 2015

Staff Attorneys Still on Strike!

Labor Press, February 9, 2015

Staff Attorneys Strike for Parity

Labor Press, February 6, 2015

Workers at NYC Legal Nonprofit Strike over Pay, Family Leave

Democracy Now, February 3, 2015

MFY Legal Services Union Strikes, Citing Turnover, February 3, 2015

Legal Aid Lawyers Strike Over Higher Raises and Parental Leave

DNA Info, February 2, 2015

Ready to Strike at MFY

Socialist Worker, January 27, 2015

Labor Dispute Leads to One Day Strike at MFY

New York Nonprofit Press, January 12, 2015


2013 LSNYC Strike

In a Blow Against Austerity, Legal Services Workers Win Contract

In These Times, June 28, 2013

Legal Services NY Workers Accept Contract Offer

New York Law Journal, June 25, 2013

Legal Services, Union Reach Tentative Pact

New York Law Journal, June 24, 2013

Strikers Defend Legal Services for the Poor

Labor Notes, June 21, 2013

Talks Resume Over Legal Services Strike

New York Law Journal, June 5, 2013

Morning Docket 6.3.13

Above the Law, June 3, 2013

Striking Legal Services Staffers Picket Outside Chair’s Offices

New York Law Journal, May 30, 2013

Striking Back at the Sequester

In These Times, May 30, 2013

New York Legal Services Workers Strike Over Pay Cuts

Democracy Now, May 29, 2013 (link)

Legal Services Workers Confront Concessions

Socialist Worker, May 29, 2013

New York Legal Services Workers Strike

Workers World, May 24, 2013

Striking NYC Attys Union Hopeful as Talks Resume

Law 360, May 23, 2013

Legal Services Staff Rebuked by Management

Labor Press, May 23, 2013

Negotiations Resume for Striking Legal Services Workers

New York Law Journal, May 22, 2013

Legal Services NYC Strike Continues

New York Law Journal, May 17, 2013

Legal Services NYC Employees Strike; Lower Intake Expected

New York Law Journal, May 16, 2013

White-Collar Workers are Turning to Labor Unions

Los Angeles Times, May 16, 2013

Legal Services NYC Strike Creates Uncertainty for Poor Seeking Aid

News and Insight (Reuters), May 16, 2013

Sindicato de Servicios Legales Reclaman un ‘Justo Contrato

NY1 Espanol, May 16, 2013

Over 200 attorneys, paralegals, secretaries and process servers, who work for NYC Legal Services, went on strike today

WBAI Pacifica Radio, May 16, 2013

Workers at Nonprofit Legal Services NYC on Strike

News 12 Long Island, May 16, 2013

Lawyers for Low-Income NYers Go On Strike

Wall Street Journal, May 16, 2013

Lawyers Who Aid Impoverished New Yorkers Walk Off Job

Wall Street Journal, May 15, 2013

NY The Likely Loser As Strike Pits Lawyer Against Lawyer

Law 360, May 15, 2013

Legal Services NYC Goes on Strike Over Labor Contract Dispute

Thompson Reuters, May 15, 2013

Legal Services NYC Prepares for Strike on Wednesday

Thompson Reuters, May 14, 2013

On the Picket Line: Legal Services NYC Staff Strikes to Protest Contract

Worker’s World, May 2, 2013  

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