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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May 3, 2024 | News Story

Around the world, workers’ lives, livelihoods and rights are under attack. Climate disasters and conflicts are displacing people from their homes, and are increasing risks for working people and all our families.

Aug 5

August 5-9: The 2024 Summer School for Women in Unions and Community Organizations will be held from August 5-9th at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. The registration for this year's event will be available shortly.

Apr 26, 2024 | News Story

New York City workers, labor leaders, elected officials, and community members gathered yesterday at City Hall Park in Manhattan to mark Workers’ Memorial Day, honoring workers who have died or suffered illness or injuries while on the job in our City over the past year.

Apr 5, 2024 | News Story

This week, the Association of Legislative Employees (ALE) reached a tentative agreement with the NYC Council for its first-ever contract.

Mar 29, 2024 | News Story

On Wednesday, the Office of the New York City Comptroller and the NYC CLC hosted a Workers’ Rights Convening at the CUNY School of Law.

Mar 29, 2024 | News Story

Staffing shortages in the public sector are at crisis levels because of the recruitment and retention issues caused by Tier 6. It is critical that the State addresses this problem in the 2024-25 State Budget. Will you make a call to show your support for fixing Tier 6?

Mar 22, 2024 | News Story

Monday, March 25, 11:30AM Music, 12PM Program Start: On March 25, 1911, 146 workers—mostly young, immigrant women—were killed in a horrific fire at the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory at Washington Place and Greene Street in lower Manhattan.

Mar 22, 2024 | News Story

The national AFL-CIO this week hosted the first-ever AFL-CIO lobby day exclusively centered on women’s issues in the workforce and beyond.

Mar 15, 2024 | News Story

On the front lines of climate change in the Bronx, labor unions and environmental advocates recently held a press conference supporting the “