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Why MFY is on Strike
Feb 05, 2015
On Friday, January 30, 2015, over 90% of MFY Legal Services’ unionized staff voted to strike. The vote provided a clear mandate, catalyzed by concerns that management is leading a race to the bottom with policies that discourage a diverse, experienced staff, to our clients’ detriment.
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MFY Legal Services Employees On Strike
Feb 01, 2015
Employees Demand Equity for Lowest Paid Workers, Parental Leave, and a Fair Contract That Will Ensure Quality Legal Services for Low-Income New Yorkers January 30, 2015, New York, NY – Today the unionized employees of MFY Legal Services, Inc. (MFY) rejected management’s contract proposal and declared a strike.
Funding Victory in Maryland
Sep 05, 2013
Some good news on funding, for a change. In late June, the Maryland Legal Aid Bureau received notice from the State of Maryland that they would not be awarded the Child In Need of Assistance (CINA) contract to provide legal representation to abused and neglected children in five large jurisdictions where the program currently provides representation.
LSSA Strike Settled
Jun 25, 2013
After nearly six weeks on strike, members of the Legal Services Staff Association, NOLSW/UAW Local 2320 (LSSA) today approved a contract that allows the employees of Legal Services NYC (LSNYC) to return to work representing New York City’s low-income communities.
May 15, 2013
LSSA Prepared for Strike
May 13, 2013
The members of the Legal Services Staff Association in New York City are bracing for a strike. Management made a final offer to the Union on May 1st, which will be voted on by the membership on Wednesday, May 15th.
Legal Services NYC Staff Walks Out in Protest
Apr 25, 2013
  April 25, 2013, New York, NY — Some 200 unionized employees of Legal Services NYC (LSNYC) this week participated in a half-day strike to demonstrate solidarity in the face of draconian contract changes proposed by their employer.
NOLSW Members Working on 2012 Elections
Oct 22, 2012
  NOLSW members across the country are participating in local efforts to elect President Obama and candidates that support working people’s issues elected.
Local 2320 Instrumental in Passing Law to Protect Temporary Workers
Aug 09, 2012
  On Tuesday, August 6, Governor Deval Patrick signed into law The Temporary Worker’s Right to Know Act that will prevent unethical temporary employment agencies from exploiting temporary workers.
NOLSW members in NY protest contract violations
Apr 27, 2012

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