Denis Hughes

  • Blogs

    August 25, 2009

    NY Fed Names State AFL-CIO President as Chairman

    ​"The New York Fed just appointed Denis M. Hughes as its chair. Lee Bollinger has been named as vice-chair," grumbles National Review's Jonah Goldberg. "A union organizer and a very liberal lawyer, just the team we need." Hughes, president of the New York State AFL-CIO, has served on the New Y ... More >>

  • News

    April 24, 2007

    The New Dealer

    With Spitzer at the table, Pataki's casino cronies pull an inside straight

  • News

    December 12, 2006

    The Sinner Within

    How Brian McLaughlin betrayed the labor movement and conned us all

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    December 12, 2006

    In the Wake

    McLaughlin scandal casts doubt on labor council's future

  • Blogs

    August 23, 2006

    Labor Big Takes a Walk

    Embattled city union big Brian McLaughlin is out as president of the city's powerful Central Labor Council - at least for the next six months. McLaughlin, an electrical workers' union official and Queens state assemblyman who has been battling a criminal probe of city contracts, has agreed ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 2, 2005

    Labor Bigs Hit NYU

    Striking NYU grad assistants and backers rally on Friday (Photo: Holly Northrop/ In a show of labor unity, an array of the nation's most powerful union leaders-representing both sides of the split that divided organized labor this summer-rallied in support of striking New York Universi ... More >>

  • News

    October 5, 2004

    Bleeding Hearts

    How Guy's guys (and gals) plead his case

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    August 12, 2003

    Phony War

    How the Phone Unions Turned Verizon's Strike Preparation Against It

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    December 17, 2002

    Toussaint's Transit Express

    All It Took Was a Little Respect

  • News

    September 3, 2002

    Labor's Cheap Date With Pataki

    It's Solidarity—For the Time Being, Anyway

  • News

    March 13, 2001

    Pataki's Faulty Safety Patrol

    Shorting Public Employees on Workplace Protections

  • News

    January 23, 2001

    Unfriendly Relations

    Bush Supporters Take Aim at Pro-Labor Board

  • News

    May 30, 2000

    Rebellion of the Hollow Men

    Albany Dems Blast Assembly Speaker’s ‘Autocratic Style’