After the Election, the Path Forward

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 ...
Reporting from New Hampshire

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 ...
LSSA Announces Political Priorities

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 ...
LSSA Elects New President, Executive Committee

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, ...
Love Wins! LSSA Celebrates Marriage Equality

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 ...
MFY Contract Resolved, Strike Ends

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 ...
Strike Update, Feb. 22, 2015

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 ...
Over 100 Rally on Twentieth Day of MFY Union Staff 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 ...
MFY Legal Services, Inc. Workers Enter Second Week of Strike

MFY Legal Services, Inc. Workers Enter Second Week of Strike

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In Photos: MFY Strike Rally - February 5, 2015

In Photos: MFY Strike Rally – February 5, 2015

Se ve, se siente – la unión esta presente! Marc Bussanich, of LaborPress, speaks with MFY union shop members. New ...
MFY Strike Update - February 5, 2015

MFY Strike Update – February 5, 2015

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Thank You for Your Solidarity from MFY Union Staff!

Thank You for Your Solidarity from MFY Union Staff!

The unionized staff of MFY Legal Services wishes to express their heartfelt gratitude to the following elected representatives, legal community ...
MFY Legal Services Employees Declare a Strike

MFY Legal Services Employees Declare a Strike

Employees Demand Equity for Lowest Paid Workers, Parental Leave, and a Fair Contract That Will Ensure Quality Legal Services for ...
Deadline in Two Days, Union Asks LSNYC Board for Fair Offer

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 ...
LSNYC Vows to Repeat Past Mistakes

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 ...
MFY Legal Services Staff Declare One-Day Strike in Protest

MFY Legal Services Staff Declare One-Day Strike in Protest

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Amy Hammersmith, LSSA President: 215-285-8305, lssa2320president@gmail.com Anamaria Segura, LSSA MFY Vice President: 718-514-1680, anamaria1231@gmail.com MFY Legal ...
MFY Union Staff Calls for Contract Ensuring Quality Legal Services & Diverse, Family-Friendly Workplace

MFY Union Staff Calls for Contract Ensuring Quality Legal Services & Diverse, Family-Friendly Workplace

The union staff of MFY are calling for contract that ensures the quality legal services our clients deserve and provides ...
Demanding Justice for Eric Garner

Demanding Justice for Eric Garner

The Legal Services Staff Association (“LSSA”) shares the disappointment and outrage felt by the family of Eric Garner, other advocates ...
Union Confronts LSNYC Over Loss of $1.27 Million

Union Confronts LSNYC Over Loss of $1.27 Million

LSNYC Executive Director Raun Rasmussen The union’s Executive Committee has written to the Board of Legal Services NYC to convey ...
These Workers Will Amaze You

These Workers Will Amaze You

Legal Services NYC pushed over 200 of our union members out on strike in the summer of 2013. LSNYC pled ...
LSNYC & MFY Units Set Strike Deadline

LSNYC & MFY Units Set Strike Deadline

The union members of Legal Services NYC and MFY met on November 19th and set a strike deadline of January ...
Union Presents at LSNYC October Board Meeting

Union Presents at LSNYC October Board Meeting

The Legal Services Staff Association made a presentation to the Legal Services NYC Board at their October 14, 2014 meeting ...
LSNYC Management on Hiring Spree

LSNYC Management on Hiring Spree

The Legal Services Staff Association is gravely concerned about the massive hiring spree occurring at Legal Services NYC.  This spree ...
Labor Day Parade 2014

Labor Day Parade 2014

We’re proud to be leading the 2014 NYC Labor Day Parade with our UAW brothers and sisters on Saturday, September ...