FOA was Proud to attend the 2017 Labor Press Leadership Awards Reception on November 28, 2017. It was a great night to celebrate labor organization leadership. Congratulations to the 2017 Labor Leadership Awards recipients: Thomas P. DiNapoli, New York State Comptroller; Richard Lanigan, President, Office and Professional Employees International Union; Dan J. Kane, Sr., International Vice President, International Brotherhood of Teamsters; Edward Weber, President, Local 812, International Brotherhood of Teamsters; and Arthur Cheliotes, President, Local 1180, Communications Workers of America.
The night also gave way to networking and reconnecting with peers and colleagues. In addition, FOA Partner Don Crouch was bestowed with the opportunity to take to the airwaves on LaborPress’ Blue Collar Buzz on AM 970 to discuss Workers’ Compensation: http://laborpress.org/listen-now-voices-from-the-2017-lp-leadership-awards/.
Shortly after the event, LaborPress journalist Steve Wishnia interviewed Don Crouch for further commentary on Workers’ Compensation Changes: http://laborpress.org/state-drops-drastic-cuts-to-workers-comp-proposes-lesser-changes/