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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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.
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
Together with our partners, we welcome this week’s outcome of the largest-ever auction of offshore wind development rights!
Every year the Alliance publishes a Congressional Voting Record that scores every U.S. Senator and U.S. Representative on key retirement security issues.
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
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.
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.
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.
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