Teamsters Local 237 President Greg Floyd hosts a public affairs radio talk show Saturdays on AM 970. The radio conversations, “Reaching Out with Gregory Floyd,” seek to address the key issues confronting working New Yorkers .
Guests have included Local, State and Federal elected officials, union officials, community leaders and Local 237 members.
Hercules Cornish went to work for the Housing Authority as a caretaker J in 1952 and retired 24 years later as a stores worker. He died the year following this interview, which was conducted in June 1999.
Originally I was from Harlem, but when I came out of the service in 1945 my wife had moved to the Bronx, so I moved there, too. I went to work for the New York City Housing Authority in 1952.