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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Sep 16, 2022 | News Story

Responders and survivors of 9/11 are suffering and dying from cancers and other illnesses caused by toxic exposures from the tragedy 21 years ago.

Sep 9, 2022 | News Story

Saturday, September 10th, 10AM: The New York City Labor Day Parade and March is returning to Fifth Avenue for the first time since 2019!

Sep 9, 2022 | News Story

Workers aboard the Staten Island Ferry are sounding alarms about a staffing crisis they say has made it difficult to keep the iconic passenger boats running on time.

Sep 9, 2022 | News Story

Workers at a John Catsimatidis-owned oil company who were fired after they went on strike last year must be offered their jobs back, according to a settlement between the firm and the National Labor Relations Board.

Sep 9, 2022 | News Story

Out of the ashes of the 1911 Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire rose the modern labor movement.

Sep 11, 2022 | News Story

This weekend, we honor the memories of all those who tragically lost their lives 21 years ago on September 11th, including the more than than 600 who were members of New York City unions.

Sep 2, 2022 | News Story

This year, the New York City Labor Movement will come together on Fifth Avenue for the first time since 2019, bringing back our annual Labor Day Parade with a spectacular show of solidarity and pride.

Sep 2, 2022 | News Story

60 million non-union workers in the U.S. say they would join a union if given the chance, but many don’t know where to begin. The Worker Organizing Resource and Knowledge (WORK) Center, launched this week by the U.S.

Aug 26, 2022 | News Story

This week, the New York City labor movement once again showed that by working together, we can support pro-labor candidates at both the state and congressional levels. Our volunteers engaged thousands of union households through our member-to-member outreach in support of endorsed candidates.