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Brendan Keany
May 14, 2019 - 1:59 pm
BUFFALO (WBEN - Brendan Keany) - On Tuesday morning, the Better Business Bureau released a comprehensive study regarding counterfeit products during a press conference at New Era headquarters. The Better Business Bureau is releasing a study regarding fraudulent consumer goods. They found 1 in 4...
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New Era Derby Facility November 13/WBEN Photo
Tom Puckett
February 21, 2019 - 2:08 pm
Derby, NY (WBEN) While New Era workers in Derby will soon lose their jobs as the plant closes, they are getting support from people who wear their caps as part of their uniform. The Major League Baseball Players Association issued a statement Thursday morning showing their gratitude to New Era...
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Brendan Keany
February 05, 2019 - 6:14 pm
BUFFALO (WBEN - Brendan Keany) - On Tuesday evening, yet another rally was organized by local labor leaders to support the more than 200 workers of New Era’s Derby plant that are set to be laid off in March. Local labor leaders beginning to gather outside New Era headquarters in downtown Buffalo...
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Brendan Keany
January 25, 2019 - 3:57 pm
BUFFALO (WBEN) - Dozens of Western New York union members will hold another rally to protest the closure of New Era's Derby production facility, which is likely to close in March. Members of the Western New York Area Labor Federation, being led by the Lake Shore Central Teachers Association, are...
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Brendan Keany
January 09, 2019 - 6:14 pm
DERBY (WBEN - Brendan Keany) - Mark Poloncarz joined local labor leaders across the street from the New Era plant in Derby to protest and again urge the company to keep the manufacturing jobs in Western New York. Mark Poloncarz was joined by labor advocates across the street from the New Era plant...
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Brendan Keany
December 12, 2018 - 1:43 am
BUFFALO (WBEN) - Mark Poloncarz and Assemblymember Sean Ryan headlined the rally outside New Era on Monday , and there were come pretty critical words spoken. "An international design firm coupled with local union labor - what could be better?" asked Ryan. "But New Era recently announced they're...
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Brendan Keany
December 10, 2018 - 7:24 pm
BUFFALO (WBEN - Brendan Keany) - New Era is set to close its Derby plant in March, but local officials and labor leaders aren't giving up just yet. A rally was held outside New Era headquarters on Delaware Ave. last night to try to convince the company to stay in Western New York. A rally outside...
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New Era Derby Facility November 13/WBEN Photo
Tom Puckett
November 29, 2018 - 4:23 pm
Derby, NY (WBEN) Members of CWA say they are planning to seek alternatives to closing the New Era plant in Derby. The union says the first step is to invoke the contract, requiring New Era to bargain with the union any decision to shut down the plant and outsource work. It says the contract allows...
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Buffalo, NY (WBEN) - Why another study? The facilities study announced by the Pegulas on Tuesday sounds very similar to one completed by Erie County not long ago, with the exception of including improvements to KeyBank Center. Why so many studies and so little concrete steps toward a solution? "...
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Tom Puckett
November 14, 2018 - 1:06 am
Derby, NY (WBEN) New Era Cap Company's plans to close its Derby plant caught local officials by surprise. The plant is expected to shut down next year. Evans Supervisor Mary Hosler says she got no word from New Era. "Absolutely not one peep. I didn't hear from one employee and I talked with several...
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