Civil and Workplace Rights
Working for the freedom from employment discrimination and the right of working families to fair pay, job safety, secure retirements and affordable health care have been goals fundamental to the union movement, which has long partnered with the civil rights and women’s movements and, more recently, with the LGBTQ community.
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"May Day is about all workers,” said Vincent Alvarez, president of the New York City Central Labor Council, AFL-CIO.
Every April 28, the Labor Movement reflects on men and women who lose their lives while on the job. Join labor leaders and fellow activists to commemorate their sacrifice and march to honor their memory.
Tell Children’s Place to pay the full $8 million it owes to Bangladesh factory collapse victims!
Sanitation Workers 1968—Airport Workers 2014
Cesar Chavez Day
March 31, 2014
Cesar Chavez fought for equal working conditions for farmworkers in California.
Group Highlighted Recent Tragedies in Harlem, Bangladesh and Vietnam as Need
for Continuation of Fight for Workers’ Rights
Join the United Farm Workers, the NYC CLC, and our allies for a movie screening on the life and work of Cesar Chavez.
In Collaboration with:
Theater of the Oppressed Laboratory
Violence Intervention Program
Mayor’s Office to Combat Domestic Violence
Help the NYC CLC celebrate all the contributions that women make to our city's labor movement.
Rosie the Riveter is an iconic image that celebrates the contributions that women make to our workforce, labor movement, and to our nation as a whole.