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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On Tuesday, the New York City Council honored Climate Jobs New York with a proclamation to recognize the coalition's work to achieve good union jobs within the ever-expanding green economy.
On Wednesday, Secretary of Homeland Security Mayorkas announced the extension and redesignation of Venezuela for Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for 18 months.
Join members from the UAW for a Solidarity Picket with Writers Guild of America East and SAG-AFTRA members! The UAW, WGAE, and SAG-AFTRA are coming together in support of striking workers here in NYC and across the country. At Amazon/HBO, 450 West 33rd Street at 10th Avenue.
Staten Island Ferry workers who have gone without a pay raise since 2009 on Monday announced the achievement of a transformative new collective bargaining agreement with the City that guarantees an immediate 28.55% retroactive salary increase for the ferry system’s roughly 120 engineers, captains
On Saturday morning, the rain held off and spirits soared as more than 75,000 workers from across our City and region came together to march in solidarity up Fifth Avenue at the 2023 NYC Labor Day Parade.
On Thursday, Climate Jobs NY co-hosted a “Rally for Solar Power” with New York City Councilmembers Sandy Nurse, Carmen De La Rosa, Pierina Sánchez and Climate Works for All.
By Vincent Alvarez, President, New York City Central Labor Council, AFL-CIO