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Here at Local 123 we feel for the victims of the tornado devastation in Oklahoma. Our thoughts and prayers go out to the families who have lost their homes, and worst of all, their family members. We would go there and help if we could, but for us to be so far away, the best help we can offer is to donate to the organizations who are there. The American Red Cross is on the site now, offering aid and support to the families. We ask that you show the support and care of Local 123 by donating to the Red Cross to aid the victims of this crisis. Read more >>>

President Barack Obama handily defeated Gov. Mitt Romney and won himself a second term on Tuesday after a bitter and historically expensive race that was primarily fought in just a handful of battleground states. Obama beat Romney after nabbing almost every one of the 12 crucial battleground states. Read more >>>

As millions on the east coast struggle with flood damage and power outages, the American Red Cross is gathering donations for the relief effort. Read more >>>

The seperation between the middle class and the rich has spread alarmingly as of late, and middle class wages have remained frustratingly stagnant. This article discusses the topic of "Income Inequality", and how we should keep the fight for fair wages and work conditions alive. Read more >>>

Years after the official end of the recent recession, America is still in a jobs crisis. Read more >>>

Michael J. Giardino Memorial Scholarship

In honor of Michael, the local will be creating a scholarship program beginning in the Fall school year 2012. Please return to our site for further information as it becomes available.

Trading in standard picket chants for “We are the 99 percent!” several hundred workers and activists marched from Manhattan Verizon headquarters down to Zuccotti Park Friday evening. Many wore “Occupy Wall Street! Occupy Verizon! Occupy Everything!” signs over red union t-shirts. Marchers circled the park before the march continued on to a nearby Verizon store, where the crowd chanted “Shame” at Verizon and “Thank you” to Occupy Wall Street. But many of the union marchers had lingered at Zuccotti Park, eager to witness the occupation whose energy and iconography is transforming their contract fight. Read more >>>

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