Political & Legislative Action

NYC Labor Votes

Building on the Labor Counts! Census 2020 campaign from 2018-2020, Labor Votes! will focus on educating, engaging and facilitating union members’ and their households’ ability to cast their ballot during the 2020 and 2021 elections. Labor Votes! is the member-to-member political program of the NYC Central Labor Council, AFL-CIO.

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Jul 19, 2024 | News Story

Elected officials, advocates, members of Worker’s Justice Project, and Laborers Locals 79 and 1010 LiUNA conducted a multi-stop Road to Justice caravan on Wednesday, July 17th to confront employers who have refused to pay immigrant workers what they are owed.

Jul 3, 2024 | News Story

On Tuesday, one day after the contract between The Bronx Defenders (BxD) and its wall-to-wall union, The Bronx Defenders Union–UAW Local 2325 (BxD Union), expired, BxD Union’s Bargaining Committee voted to authorize an unlimited Unfair Labor Practice (ULP) strike beginning the week of July 22.

Jul 3, 2024 | News Story

Seventy-five CUNY Professional Staff Congress members and CUNY students rallied Friday morning outside the Wall Street investment bank where CUNY Board of Trustees Chair Bill Thompson serves as chief administrative officer.

Jul 3, 2024 | News Story

The Biden Administration and the Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) this week announced that they are proposing a rule to protect workers that, if finalized, would establish the nation’s first-ever federal safety standard addressing excessive heat in the wo

Jun 28, 2024 | News Story

On Wednesday, NYC CLC staff joined NYC's Department of Consumer and Worker Protection, the Mayor's Public Engagement Unit, the City Commission on Human Rights, RWDSU, LiUNA Local 1010, Bricklayers and Allied Craftworkers Local 7, the Worker's Justice Project, Los Deliveristas Unidos, La Colmena,

Jun 28, 2024 | News Story

On Wednesday, June 12th labor leaders, union members, and elected officials joined together to view the "COAL + ICE" exhibit at the Asia Society and Museum.

Jun 21, 2024 | News Story

Early voting in the 2024 Primary Elections is currently underway through Sunday, June 23rd. Election Day is Tuesday, June 25th. Find your polling locations, hours, and endorsed candidates at LaborVotes.NYC!

Jun 14, 2024 | News Story

On Wednesday, NYC CLC Chief of Staff Brendan Griffith testified before the New York City Council Committee on Consumer and Worker Protection on the importance of the FARE Act (Intro 360) to NYC's working families.

Jun 14, 2024 | News Story

Early voting in the 2024 Primary Elections will take place from Saturday, June 15 through Sunday, June 23rd. Election Day is Tuesday, June 25th.

Jun 7, 2024 | News Story

On Wednesday, May 30, the Climate Jobs New York Education Fund joined The New York League of Conservation Voters, Citizens Campaign for the Environment, and Community Offshore Wind to host a “What’s Brewin’ Offshore” event in Red Hook, Brooklyn.