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    Breavement Notice

    We are sad to report that Brother Ron Perrone has passed away. A viewing will be held on Tuesday December 19th from 2-4 PM and 7-9 PM at the Roma Funeral Home which is...

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    Happy Thanksgiving Local 66

    Thanksgiving is here again. There is no better time to think of the reasons why you are thankful over this long holiday weekend. As union members, there is a lot to be...

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    Election Day is Tomorrow

    Election Day is tomorrow! Make sure you get out and vote for Oyster Bay Supervisor Joseph Saladino.  Video of gkG1OIguE2s If you live in Nassau County, be sure to vote for...

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    Condolence to the McNeice Family

    Terence "Terry" McNeice of Central Islip passed away on September 19, 2017. Loving fiancee of Carol O'Connell. Loving brother of Joseph and Elizabeth, and adored uncle to his...

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    Public Hearing for the Expansion of Apprenticeship Programs

    The Town of North Hempstead will hold a public hearing this Thursday about contractor apprenticeship programs. Town council members in 2015 passed a law that requires...

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    Laborers 66's Champ Joe Smith Jr. fights on HBO

    Joe Smith Jr. (23-1, 19 KOs) will be taking a risky fight this summer against the big punching Sullivan Barrera (19-1, 14 KOs) on July 15 at the Forum in Inglewood,...

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    Terry O'Sullivan: In Defense of Davis Bacon

    George F. Will's hit piece on the Davis-Bacon Act, "To create, destroy this law" [op-ed, June 18], was hardly surprising from a columnist who once wrote "the minimum wage...

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    Passing of Frank Chimento - Wake and Funeral Information

    We regret to inform you of the passing of our friend and former colleague Frank Chimento, who passed away last Friday, June 9th.  His obituary from Newsday, which includes...

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    Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive

    /*-->*/ Every year the National Association of Letter Carriers and the United States Postal Service, along with the United Food and Commercial Workers, AFL-CIO and more...

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    Vice: Joe Smith Jr. Still Punching Clock After Legendary Knockout of Bernard Hopkins

    Joe Smith Jr. is a Long Island laborer and a member of the Local 66. The 27-year-old has a nine-year-old daughter, shares a Mastic, N.Y. apartment with his girlfriend, and...

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    Organized Labor's Cinderella Man

    On Saturday, December 17, Joe "The Beast" Smith Jr. fought former multi-class champion Bernard "The Executioner" Hopkins in Hopkins final fight.  After eight rounds, Smith, a...

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    Labor 411: Holiday Shopping Guide

    This holiday season, make sure that the gifts you give your loved ones responsibly made with union labor, right here in the USA.  UCOMM Blog and Labor 411 have teamed up to...

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