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On Tuesday, United States Secretary of Energy Jennifer Granholm came to New York City to discuss ways to build a clean energy economy and create good-paying, union jobs. As part of the visit, she sat down at a roundtable with union leaders and workers organized by Climate Jobs NY.
The New York City Central Labor Council, AFL-CIO (NYC CLC) is proud to announce our endorsement of Corey Johnson for the office of NYC Comptroller.
On Saturday, Laborers Local 79, NY Communities for Change, labor and community allies marched for safe and responsible development.
Governor Cuomo this week signed the NY HERO Act, giving an array of essential workers in New York new on-the-job protections. The bill, which was sponsored by state Sen.
Actors' Equity Association this week celebrated the announcement that Broadway tickets have gone on sale for the fall.
More than 2,200 graduate workers at New York University, members of GSOC-UAW, have been on strike since Monday. The work stoppage began after nine months of stonewalling at the bargaining table by the university administration.
New York lawmakers this week passed legislation mandating extensive new workplace health and safety protections in response to the COVID crisis. The New York Health and Essential Rights Act, or NY HERO Act, sponsored by state Sen.
On Wednesday, just ahead of Earth Day, the United Federation of Teachers, District Council 37, 32BJ SEIU, the New York City Building and Construction Trades Council, the New York City Central Labor Council, Climate Jobs NY and others launched the Carbon Free and Healthy Schools campaign.
The New York City Central Labor Council, AFL-CIO strongly supports the East Side Coastal Resiliency Project, which will help to protect not only against storm damage and flooding on the scale of Hurricane Sandy, but also against the long-term threat of continuing sea-level rise.