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 Wednesday, the New York City Council passed a groundbreaking law regulating construction industry body shops, which prey on people returning home from incarceration and leverage workers' parole mandates of maintaining employment as a condition of their release.
New York City taxi workers this week reached a historic debt relief agreement with New York City and a private asset management company after more than a month of protests and fifteen days of a hunger strike calling on the City to to do more to help resolve the financial and humanitarian crisis t
More than 500 Warrior Met Mineworkers brought their picket line from Alabama to Manhattan this week, and the New York City Labor Movement was out in force to welcome them.
In the Labor Movement, we need to constantly reevaluate what we consider to be the facts, the realities, of what it means to work in America. And when the shape of work changes, we need to change with it.
Join the NYC Public Advocate's Office for an overview of the New York State redistricting process, where experts will discuss how lines are drawn to protect representation for communities.
Early Voting in NYC continues through Sunday, October 31, and Election Day is this Tuesday, November 2. To find your early voting or Election Day pollsite and hours, click here.
The New York Taxi Workers Alliance has entered its second week of a hunger strike, calling for a City-backed guarantee to New York City’s Medallion Relief Program. Thousands of taxi medallion owner-drivers are trapped in lifelong debt for medallions that are worth a fraction of what they cost.
Early voting begins tomorrow, Saturday, October 23 and continues through Sunday, October 31. To find your early voting location and hours, click here.
During American Clean Power's Offshore Wind Conference in Boston last week, the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) announced the nation's path forward to achieve 30GW of offshore wind by 2030.
The NYC CLC, representing 300 unions and 1.3 million members including more than one million registered voter households across New York City, completed its 2021 endorsement process this week with a final round of endorsements in Citywide General Election races, including Eric Adams for New York