Our 2016 Holiday Party

Our 2016 Holiday Party

December 23, 2016 We were thrilled to see so many members and your families dancing and celebrating together. Thank you ...
Legal Aid & Legal Services Forum on the Future in a Trump Era

Legal Aid & Legal Services Forum on the Future in a Trump Era

December 12, 2016 Along with the Association of Legal Aid Attorneys, this week we hosted a forum to discuss the ...
Delegate Training: Improving our Skills to Advocate for You

Delegate Training: Improving our Skills to Advocate for You

December 2, 2016 Twenty-four of our delegates are attending today’s full-day delegate training! We have a fantastic trainer with decades ...
Fighting to Increase the Shelter Allowance for Poor New Yorkers

Fighting to Increase the Shelter Allowance for Poor New Yorkers

November 15, 2016 LSSA’s Bronx Legal Services members rallied with Assemblymember Hevesi and our Association of Legal Aid Attorneys – ...
After the Election, the Path Forward

After the Election, the Path Forward

November 10, 2016 As union members who have dedicated our careers to providing free legal services to low-income New Yorkers, ...
Our Halloween Wonders

Our Halloween Wonders

October 31, 2016 Our union members and our families pulled out all the stops this Halloween! ...
Union Softball Team Wins League Championship

Union Softball Team Wins League Championship

August 12, 2016 LSSA’s softball team has again won the league championship! Thanks to Anthony Villanueva and Victor Brito for ...
LSNYC Management Raises

LSNYC Management Raises

July 1, 2016 LSNYC managers are in the process right now of receiving raises retroactive to January 1, 2016. The ...
Our 2016 National Joint Council Conference

Our 2016 National Joint Council Conference

July 1, 2016 We had 15 union members off to Las Vegas this past week for the conference of our ...
Tupac Shakur's Mother, Former Union Member, Dies

Tupac Shakur’s Mother, Former Union Member, Dies

June 17, 2016We honor the passing of Afeni Shakur Davis, the mother of Tupac Shakur, who worked as a paralegal ...
UAW Works to Save LSNYC & MFY Immigration Funding

UAW Works to Save LSNYC & MFY Immigration Funding

June 17, 2016 At the beginning of June, LSNYC and MFY learned that the proposed City Council budget reflected a ...
Standing with Locked-Out Honeywell Workers

Standing with Locked-Out Honeywell Workers

June 17, 2016 Several members of LSSA, along with many other UAW members, traveled to upstate New York on Wednesday ...
Our Annual Delegate Training

Our Annual Delegate Training

June 10, 2016 We held a new delegate training this week, and among other topics our delegates got hands-on experience ...
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 ...
Mobilizing Labor to Help Puerto Rico

Mobilizing Labor to Help Puerto Rico

May 14, 2016 Puerto Rico’s situation is dire. The UAW represents thousand of workers and retirees on the island who ...
Gaining a Voice in Upper Management Evaluations

Gaining a Voice in Upper Management Evaluations

May 13, 2016 Many of our members have thoughts about the job their Project Director is doing. But that does ...
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 ...