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 25, 2022 | News Story

Every year the Alliance publishes a Congressional Voting Record that scores every U.S. Senator and U.S. Representative on key retirement security issues.

Feb 23

Wednesday, February 23, 1PM: Despite public support for policies that promote good jobs, the COVID-19 pandemic has repeatedly underscored how fair wages, health insurance, paid family and medical leave, and safe working conditions are still far from guaranteed—even for workers deemed essential by

Feb 18, 2022 | News Story

Nail salon technicians experience harrowing conditions on the job: labor rights violations at their workplace, wage theft, health and safety concerns which have worsened during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Feb 18, 2022 | News Story

This past Friday, Climate Jobs NY joined Governor Hochul, Sec. Haaland and our Wind Works Long Island partners in East Hampton to break ground on New York's first offshore wind project, South Fork Wind.

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.