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 28, 2021 | News Story

Today is National Voter Registration Day!

New Yorkers have 10 days to complete their voter registration for the November 2 General Election.

November 2, 2021 General Election Deadlines:

Sep 24, 2021 | News Story

This week during Climate Week NYC, union members, labor leaders, policymakers, scientists, and climate justice activists came together for the second annual Climate Jobs Summit. Speakers included Secretary Marty Walsh, U.S. Department of Labor, Secretary Pete Buttigieg, U.S.

Oct 23

Early Voting Period for the Tuesday, November 2 General Election is October 23, 2021 - October 31, 2021.

Nov 2

Election Day is Tuesday, November 2, 2021. Polls are open from 6am to 9pm.

Click below to find your pollsite.

Sep 17, 2021 | News Story

We hope you’ll be joining us on Tuesday, September 21 for the second annual virtual Climate Jobs Summit to hear from labor leaders, climate activists, policymakers, scientists, and allies from states across the country, along with Labor Secretary Marty Walsh and AFL-CIO President Liz Shuler, and

Sep 17, 2021 | News Story

Employees at Legal Services NYC, the largest civil legal service provider in the U.S., last Friday picketed to protest unnecessary and dangerous in-person court appearances.

Sep 17, 2021 | News Story

On Physician Suicide Awareness Day, the Committee of Interns and Residents honors the lives of healers lost to suicide and commits to fighting for systemic change.

Oct 13

November 2, 2021 General Election Deadlines

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November 2, 2021 General Election Deadlines

Sep 10, 2021 | News Story

As the Department of Transportation struggles to provide full service on the Staten Island Ferry amid ongoing staffing issues, the Marine Engineers’ Beneficial Association (MEBA), the union that represents the captains, assistant captains, mates, chief engineers and marine engineers, is making th