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 ...
Updated Child Care Reimbursement Guidelines

Updated Child Care Reimbursement Guidelines

January 8, 2016 The Delegates Assembly this month voted to update our union’s child care reimbursement guidelines. You can be ...
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 ...
Congrats to Our Union Family Graduates

Congrats to Our Union Family Graduates

June 29, 2015 Congratulations to the 2015 graduates in our union family, who are moving on up to even bigger ...
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 ...
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 ...