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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Feb 18, 2022 | News Story

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.

Feb 11, 2022 | News Story

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

Feb 11, 2022 | News Story

More than 300,000 families in New York State who qualify for the Federal Child Tax Credit that was expanded as part of President Biden's American Rescue Plan have yet to file for the benefit, according to the United Way's ALICE project, which tracks the status of families living above the poverty

Feb 11, 2022 | News Story

Today, Climate Jobs New York (CJNY), in partnership with Cornell University, released “A CLIMATE FOR CHANGE, A CLIMATE JOBS ROADMAP FOR NEW YORK CITY,” a report representing labor’s climate jobs agenda for New York City.

Feb 11, 2022 | News Story

Following years of debate to build consensus, it is time to pass this vital and carefully constructed legislation, a bipartisan compromise bill that will bring financial stability to the Postal Service.

Feb 4, 2022 | News Story

On Tuesday, drivers and and delivery workers from across the city kicked off the Justice for App Drivers Campaign with a rally in Foley Square in Manhattan.

Feb 4, 2022 | News Story

NYC CLC President Vincent Alvarez and NYS AFL-CIO President Mario Cilento penned an OpEd this week in The Chief, highlighting the importance of the Labor Peace Law that went into effect in New York City in 2021.

Feb 4, 2022 | News Story

Transport Workers Union of America President John Samuelsen testified in front of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure Subcommittee on Highways and Transit this week as part the hearing, “The Road Ahead for Automated Vehicles."

Feb 4, 2022 | News Story

Are you a union member, residing in NYC, looking to get more involved in your community? Applications are open for NYC Community Boards, the most grassroots level of city government. Find out more here.

Jan 28, 2022 | News Story

Los Deliveristas Unidos (“LDU”) is a campaign by the Workers Justice Project, a collective of app-based delivery workers fighting justice and better working conditions.