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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The NYC Central Labor Council in partnership with unions across New York City will work together to assist eligible permanent residents in navigating the process to becoming new U.S. citizens.
More than 300,000 immigrants have permission to live and work in our country today through a form of humanitarian relief called Temporary Protected Status (TPS).
"Through the pandemic, extreme weather, and other significant challenges, New York City’s delivery workers keep millions of New Yorkers fed. In return, last year our City made a promise – that we would deliver the minimum pay and protections they fought so tirelessly for.
Statement from AFL-CIO President Liz Shuler on the Supreme Court’s ruling in Glacier Northwest Inc. v. International Brotherhood of Teamsters:
In America, we believe all people should be able to work without fear of discrimination or violence. That’s why we're asking union members to share their stories.
This is an information session with our community partners and other labor union members and their families. Learn what it takes to become a U.S citizen and how your union can help you through the process.
Esta es una sesión informativa con miembros de sindicatos y sus familias. Conozca lo que se necesita para convertirse en ciudadano estadounidense y cómo su sindicato puede ayudarlo durante el proceso.
Friday, April 28, 12PM: Join the New York City Central Labor Council, AFL-CIO, and the New York Committee for Occupational Safety and Health (NYCOSH) for our annual Workers’ Memorial Day event to honor those who have died or suffered injuries or illnesses while on the job, to rec
The NYC CLC, representing 300 unions and 1.3 million members including more than one million registered voter households across New York City, yesterday announced its first round of endorsements for the 2023 New York City elections.
On Wednesday the AFL-CIO released its 32nd annual report, Death on the Job: The Toll of Neglect, a national and state-by-state profile of worker safety and health.