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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Mar 4, 2022 | News Story

On Monday, the Executive Board of the New York City Central Labor Council, AFL-CIO

Feb 25, 2022 | News Story

Mayor Adams and City Council Speaker Adrienne Adams have reached an agreement to fund a universal Summer Youth Employment Program that will offer 100,000 jobs to those aged 14-to-24. Under the deal announced at a joint press conference on Feb.

Feb 25, 2022 | News Story

On Wednesday, the New York City Council Committee on Civil Service and Labor held its first hearing of 2022, with a focus on how the City can take preventative measures including, but not limited not to enhancing worker protection requirements in City contracts, effective policy mechanisms to com

Feb 25, 2022 | News Story

Together with our partners, we welcome this week’s outcome of the largest-ever auction of offshore wind development rights!

Feb 25, 2022 | News Story

Every year the Alliance publishes a Congressional Voting Record that scores every U.S. Senator and U.S. Representative on key retirement security issues.

Feb 23

Wednesday, February 23, 1PM: Despite public support for policies that promote good jobs, the COVID-19 pandemic has repeatedly underscored how fair wages, health insurance, paid family and medical leave, and safe working conditions are still far from guaranteed—even for workers deemed essential by

Feb 18, 2022 | News Story

Nail salon technicians experience harrowing conditions on the job: labor rights violations at their workplace, wage theft, health and safety concerns which have worsened during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Feb 18, 2022 | News Story

This past Friday, Climate Jobs NY joined Governor Hochul, Sec. Haaland and our Wind Works Long Island partners in East Hampton to break ground on New York's first offshore wind project, South Fork Wind.

Feb 18, 2022 | News Story

While President Joe Biden’s appointments to the NLRB and the DOL work to promote pro-labor policies, federal workers are still dealing with Trump’s anti-worker appointees.

Feb 11, 2022 | News Story

The New York Committee for Occupational Safety and Health (NYCOSH) this week released its annual construction fatality report, “Deadly Skyline: An Annual Report on Construction Fatalities in New York State.” The report, which analyzed newly available data from 2020, found that the construction in