Leaders of Labor Presented by MetroPlusHealth & Bethpage Federal Credit Union

September 27, 2023, 6:00 pm, ET

Terrace on the Park, 52-11 111th St, Queens, NY 11368


Leaders of Labor Presented by MetroPlusHealth & Bethpage Federal Credit Union honors members of the Labor Community and the organizations that support them.

Schneps Media, publishers of the amny Metro, PoliticsNY, Brooklyn Courier, The Bronx Times Queens Courier, Times Ledger Group, El Correo, Caribbean Life, the Long Island Press and Noticia, is proud to bring together the most extraordinary Labor members to connect, support one another, do business and build community.

100% of the evenings raffle proceeds will go to support Paws of War.


Fahd Ahmed

DRUM - Desis Rising Up & Moving

Luis Alzate

Local 1056 Transit

Tanya Blocker

National Grid

Michael Carrube

Subway-Surface Supervisors Association

Justin Chae

Olympus Public Affairs/Meridian Strategies

James Conigliaro, Jr.  

Independent Driving Guild

Peter “Pete” Coradi

American Postal Workers Union, AFL-CIO

Rebecca Damon


John Durso

L.I. Federation of Labor, AFL-CIO

Rafael Espinal

Freelancers Union

Corey Flick

Raphaelson & Levine Law Firm, P.C.

Suren Gabriel

Gabriel Law

Ligia Guallpa

Worker’s Justice Project

Pat Guidice

Local 1049

Tanya Hatcher

SSEU 371

Patrick Hendry


Karen Ignagni

Emblem Health

Joey Jackson

Joey Jackson Law, PLLC

Mike Keogh

Bolton-St. Johns

Daniel Kroop

Association of Legislative Employees

Sonia Lawrence, RN, BSN

New York State Nurses Association

William Lynn

Local 30

Tara L. Martin

Mercury Public Affairs

Justin Merk

Bethpage Federal Credit Union

Will Murphy

Will Murphy for Congress

Neil Pellone

Westchester COBA

Howard Raphaelson

Raphaelson & Levine Law Firm, P.C.

Carmen De La Rosa

New York City Council

Brendan Sexton

Independent Driving Guild

Brian Sullivan

Nassau County Correction Officers Benevolent Association

Michelle Zettergren



5:00 pm ET

VIP Cocktail Hour

This is the power hour where the honorees have an opportunity to meet one another and network before the rest of the guests arrive. Sponsors will be available to meet with honorees and provide special offers. Honorees receive their Schneps Media star pin to become an official Star Networking member. Drinks and Hors D’oeuvres will be served. Pictures are taken to be featured in the amnyMetro and relationships are started.

Victoria Schneps, President, Schneps Media

6:00 pm ET

Guests arrive

Guests arrive to meet, celebrate and connect with our honorees and sponsors. Drinks and food will be served as all attendees meet and connect.

7:30 pm ET

Award presentation

A high energy, fun award ceremony where honorees are presented their award as a Leader of Labor.

Victoria Schneps, President, CEO

9:00 pm ET

Event Concludes



Bethpage Federal Credit Union

American Postal Workers Union, AFL-CIO

Independent Drivers Guild


Nassau County COBA


Schneps Media

New York State Nurses Association

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