New York’s ‘Leaders of Labor’
to be celebrated in September
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The most powerful advocates for New York’s workers will be honored in a
special way during the “Leaders of Labor” event hosted by Schneps Media this
Sponsored by NSPC Brain & Spine Surgery, the celebration honoring
members of the labor community and the organizations that support them will be
held in person and virtually on Thursday, Sept. 9, 2021, at Terrace on the Park in
Queens’ Flushing Meadows Corona Park.
Schneps Media is currently accepting nominations from the public for
special honorees at the event. “Leaders of Labor” is a way to recognize the most
influential individuals supporting some of the hardest working men and women in
Their leadership has never been more important, as union essential workers
helped keep the city running during the height of the COVID-19 pandemic, when
most of the Five Boroughs shut down and stayed home as the deadly virus
The event will pay homage to union presidents, business managers and
union board members whose stewardship has served to improve the lives and
livelihoods of the men and women they represent.
Prominent leaders in the health care, political, education, transit, law
enforcement, emergency services, construction, building management and legal
communities who work closely with organized labor in New York will also be
honored at the “Leaders of Labor” event.
Past events have brought together these leaders with some of the most
influential elected officials in the city, such as Brooklyn Borough President and
current mayoral candidate Eric Adams, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr.,
Queens Borough President Donovan Richards, Queens District Attorney Melinda
Katz, Public Advocate Jumaane Williams, state Senator Diane Savino and more.
In addition to being recognized at the “Leaders of Labor” event, the honorees
will receive a trophy and an entry in the event journal. They’ll also have the
opportunity to connect with other leaders and tell their stories during the special
VIP hour immediately preceding the event.
Schneps Media, powered by amNewYork Metro, the Queens Courier, the
Brooklyn Courier, the Bronx Times and the Long Island Press, is looking to our
community for nominations of those deserving acknowledgement for their
dedication and commitment. Please email your nominations to
DMattone@SchnepsMedia.com or call 917-272-4213.
To keep up to date on the contest and see winners follow @bestofbrooklyn
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