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

On Wednesday, unionized workers at the New School marched for respect! Jazz instructors at the New School first won a union contract with the help of Local 802 in 1998. in 1998.

Sep 16, 2022 | News Story

We are on the cusp of winning a significant funding increase for the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) and the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) next year, and your help is needed to make sure Congress gets it done!

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.