LSSA Bylaws Amended to Build Strike Hardship Fund

LSSA Bylaws Amended to Build Strike Hardship Fund

June 9, 2016 The delegates have voted to amend our governing bylaws to change how our dues are allocated. The ...
Nydia Roman Retires After 37+ Years

Nydia Roman Retires After 37+ Years

June 3, 2016 On Friday, June 3rd, the Bronx office held a retirement party for Nydia Roman, who began working ...
LSNYC Selects New Retirement Provider

LSNYC Selects New Retirement Provider

May 20, 2016 Our union has long pressed LSNYC to take the financial health of our retirement accounts seriously. In ...
Big Win Protecting Our Fellows

Big Win Protecting Our Fellows

May 20, 2016 Last week, we learned that the Immigrant Justice Corps fellowship program planned to radically change their fellowship ...
Legal Services Workers on Strike Confront Board of Directors

We Still Remember

May 15, 2016 Three years ago, LSNYC management chose to terminate, without notice, the health insurance of our LSNYC members who were ...
We're 400 Members Strong!

We’re 400 Members Strong!

May 1, 2016 In the last few weeks, we reached a new era in Legal Services Staff Association history: we ...
LSSA to Pay Membership Fees for Members to Join AFL-CIO Constituency Groups

LSSA to Pay Membership Fees for Members to Join AFL-CIO Constituency Groups

April 2016 LSSA2320 Union Members: Are you a person of color, LGBTQ, a woman, or a veteran? You can join ...
LSNYC Middle Managers Announce They're Forming a Union

LSNYC Middle Managers Announce They’re Forming a Union

April 1, 2016 We have just learned some significant news — the middle managers at LSNYC have decided to unionize ...
LSSA2320 in Albany

LSSA2320 in Albany

March 4, 2016 Marisol Hernandez (Brooklyn), Yessenia Mendez (Brooklyn), Jane Landry (Brooklyn), Sonja Shield (LSSA President), Andrea Shang (Central/MLS), Cathy ...
Reporting from New Hampshire

Reporting from New Hampshire

February 19, 2016 Our union traveled to New Hampshire to participate in the UAW’s New Hampshire Primary Educational Program. We ...
LSSA Announces Political Priorities

LSSA Announces Political Priorities

January 14, 2016 The Legal Services Staff Association, UAW/NOLSW 2320, is a union of progressive workers. We represent the non-management ...
Looking Back on 2015, and Ahead to 2016

Looking Back on 2015, and Ahead to 2016

December 31, 2015 What a year! 2015 began with our MFY members out on strike during the coldest weeks of the ...
Retirement of Founding Member Una Perkins

Retirement of Founding Member Una Perkins

December 31, 2015 Congratulations to union member Una Perkins, who today retires from MFY after 46 years of employment. Una ...
Favorable Ruling in MFY Arbitration

Favorable Ruling in MFY Arbitration

December 18, 2015 A neutral arbitrator this week ruled that MFY was wrong in categorizing their Assistant Controller as a ...
Hardship Materials Added to Website

Hardship Materials Added to Website

December 11, 2015 Our hardship committee took care of us during our strikes. When our members needed help paying things ...
Executive Committee Attends Arbitration Training

Executive Committee Attends Arbitration Training

December 3, 2015 We’re polishing our arbitration chops! Our union’s Executive Committee spent the day getting trained in labor law ...
Large Turnout at Delegate Training

Large Turnout at Delegate Training

November 6, 2015 Almost thirty delegates and prospective delegates turned out last week for our annual all-day delegate training. We ...
Union Softball Team Nets Second Place Finish in League

Union Softball Team Nets Second Place Finish in League

October 30, 2015 Our union softball team ended the season with a strong second place finish in our league. Congrats ...
Judy Lakoff Memorial

Judy Lakoff Memorial

October 25, 2015 A memorial for LSSA 2320 alum Judy Lacoff was held on Sunday, October 25, at the Teamsters ...
Senior Staff Action was a Rousing Success

Senior Staff Action was a Rousing Success

October 16, 2015 Union members turned out in force for an action in support of our long-term staff at Tuesday’s ...
LSSA Elects New President, Executive Committee

LSSA Elects New President, Executive Committee

August 30, 2015 Members of the Legal Services Staff Association (LSSA) are pleased to announce that Sonja Shield, a longtime ...
Love Wins! LSSA Celebrates Marriage Equality

Love Wins! LSSA Celebrates Marriage Equality

June 26, 2015 Legal Services NYC (“LSNYC”), the largest provider of free civil legal services to low-income people in the ...
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 ...