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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This week, working families across our city and nation were witness to one of the darkest days in our history, as a violent mob stormed the Capitol in an effort to overturn a free and fair election and prevent a peaceful and Constitutional transfer of power.
President-elect Biden has chosen Boston Mayor Marty Walsh as his nominee for Labor Secretary.
January 7, 2021, New York, NY - This week, working families across our city and nation were witness to one of the darkest days in our history, as a violent mob stormed the U.S.
As we come to the end of an unprecedented year in our city and our nation’s history, we’re taking a look back at all that we’ve accomplished as a city labor movement in the face of previously unimaginable obstacles.
NYC fast food workers will get increased protections under two bills that passed in the City Council yesterday. The two bills will increase protections for workers at large fast food companies, expanding upon worker protection laws passed in 2017.
Staff attorneys and social workers at Queens Defenders (QD) this week announced their intent to join the Association of Legal Aid Attorneys - UAW Local 2325 by filing an election petition with the National Labor Relations Board.
Workers with Sunrise Movement, a youth-led movement organization advocating to stop climate change and create millions of American jobs, have voted to form a union with CWA Local 1180. Management has agreed to recognize the staff union.
The first sector of New York City Council staffers have been voluntarily recognized as a union, making it the first legislative staff union in the state.