Association of Legal Aid Attorneys

UAW Local 2325

Youth Represent Workers Ratify First Contract

New York, NY – Legal Service Workers and Attorneys at Youth Represent have ratified their first contract since beginning negotiations late last year.  The Youth Represent workers began to organize in early 2017 to ensure better working conditions, respect, and transparency.  The new collective bargaining agreement provides for union protections, salary increases, workload standards, and a binding grievance Read more about Youth Represent Workers Ratify First Contract[…]

2018 Prison Strike Resolution

On behalf of the 1,200 members of the Association of Legal Aid Attorneys/UAW 2325, representing public defenders and legal services attorneys and support staff in New York City, Orange County, and Nassau County, New York, we declare our firmest solidarity with the Incarcerated Workers Organizing Committee, Jailhouse Lawyers Speak, and all those incarcerated individuals and Read more about 2018 Prison Strike Resolution[…]

SUPPORT STAFF AT CAMBA LEGAL SERVICES FORM UNION

Brooklyn, NY — Today, support staff at CAMBA Legal Services (CLS), announced their intent to join the Association of Legal Aid Attorneys – UAW Local 2325.  The support staff, which include paralegals, case aides, project coordinators, and receptionists, hope to join the CAMBA attorneys, who unanimously elected to join ALAA last month and were voluntarily Read more about SUPPORT STAFF AT CAMBA LEGAL SERVICES FORM UNION[…]

LAWYERS AT CAMBA LEGAL SERVICES WIN UNION

Brooklyn, NY — Staff attorneys and law graduates at CAMBA Legal Services (CLS) have won their union after reaching a card check agreement with CAMBA management.  The 25 attorneys who work for the legal services department of the large social service provider, CAMBA, Inc. represent indigent clients facing eviction, foreclosure, immigration issues, and consumer fraud Read more about LAWYERS AT CAMBA LEGAL SERVICES WIN UNION[…]