The Irish Echo held its 11th Annual Labor Awards on Friday, November 5th, 2021 at The Edison Ballroom in NYC.
2021 Labor Leader - Gary LaBarbera; Building and Construction Trades Council of Greater New York, President; New York State Building and Construction Trades Council, President.
2021 Labor Ambassadors
Brianne Conlan; Consolidated Edison Company of New York, Inc., Senior Staff Investigator, Law Department (Litigation Center of Excellence) and VP of the Emerald Society of Consolidated Edison
Jay Frasier; Business Agent, International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers L.U. 103
Jim Devine; retired (he teamed up with John Lawe of the TWU, Teddy Gleason of the ILA and formed the Irish American Labor Coalition (IALC).)
Joan Corey; Teamsters Local Union No. 25 - Business Agent.
Martin Lydon; Director of Civil Service Affairs for the New York City District Council of Carpenters.
Richard McSpedon; Local 3 IBEW Business Representative.
Richard Tolson; President - Tolson Consulting/Labor management; Vice-Chair Casino Reinvestment Development Authority; Board Member - William J. Hughes Center for Public Policy at Stockton University.
Alice O’Neil; United Federation of Teachers District 71 Representative and Co-Chair of the United Federation of Teachers Irish Studies Committee.