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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On Monday, hundreds of parents and community leaders braved the cold rain to rally in support of School Safety Agents, members of Teamsters Local 237. Local 237 President Gregory Floyd told the crowd: “The City Council held a hearing and the parents were not heard from...
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Join us for a Labor & Political Action 101 workshop & training.
NYC Labor Votes in collaboration with CVH Power will host a training for anyone interested in volunteering or finding employment on a field campaign with a candidate or campaign.
The budget deal passed in Albany this week represents a crucial step forward for promoting good, family-sustaining, community-supporting union jobs in the renewable energy sector.
In addition to the renewable energy job standards detailed above, the newly-passed state budget includes several other important victories on behalf of working people. Among them:
Actors’ Equity Association welcomed the good news that New York State’s new budget, announced this week, includes renewing its COBRA subsidy program with $2 million funding.
The New York City Central Labor Council will host a series of volunteer activities throughout the 2021 Election cycle in NYC to educate, engage and activate members of union households.
Yesterday, working people across our nation flooded the Senate phone lines with support for the PRO Act as part of the AFL-CIO National Day of Action. Our outdated labor laws are no longer strong enough to protect us in the workplace.
April 16-17: Organizing 2.0 is the premier skills training conference for organizers, communicators, techies and activists of all levels. This year's conference is fully online!
In Pittsburgh on Wednesday, President Biden announced a sweeping, roughly $2 trillion plan for improving the nation's infrastructure and shifting to greener energy