COBA News

Sep 03, 2012/Pres. Message
As union members, Labor Day is special to us because for a moment, the nation pauses and recognizes the great accomplishments of labor unions. This year, the President of the United Auto Workers will be speaking at the Democratic National Convention about the importance of unions in our great...
Jul 27, 2012/General News
We once again beat the Suffolk Corrections Officers the 3rd year in a row. A couple of hundred people came out to witness our strength at Jones Beach. Our union donated $5,000 to Wounded Warriors from t-shirt and hat sales and a partial donation from the union. After the competition, the AC/DC...
Aug 21, 2012/Political Action
Early yesterday afternoon, Judge Arthur Spatt in Federal Court issued his decision on the "King Mangano law" (Local Law #315-12). This law, if enacted, would have given the County Executive the authority to open up collective bargaining agreements and extract $41 million dollars in labor savings to...
Aug 03, 2012/General News
The COBA Family...
Aug 07, 2012/Widows & Children
Battle of the Badges. On Tues, August 7th, we played the Nassau PBA at Ducks Stadium in Central Islip. Over 300 COBA families came out to help us raise $4,000 for the Nassau PBA...