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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Three weeks ago, CUNY Chancellor Matos Rodríguez decided to ignore the PSC-CUNY contract and refuse to pay equity increases to 2,500 workers in lower-paid full-time staff and faculty positions.
On Monday, workers at Make the Road New York (MRNY) announced that an overwhelming majority have organized to form a union with the National Organization of Legal Services Workers/UAW 2320 in order to continue to organize and provide essential services to immigrant and working class communities o
School Safety Agents are the frontline in keeping NYC students and the school community safe. They routinely confiscate weapons and keep those who could harm students outside the school doors. They nurture and maintain the safe environment necessary for our kids to learn and thrive.
Yesterday, Graduate Workers of Columbia-UAW Local 2110 held in-person and virtual rallies to mark two years of bargaining for a contract, saying that Columbia University's persistent stonewalling for these two years leaves th
"Over the last ten years, local construction firms have increasingly profited from the flow of people leaving prison. The most outrageous firms are literally called 'Body Shops'.
The hotel industry is urging NY State to designate its staffers as crucial front-line workers so they can be vaccinated against COVID-19. More than 400 members of the Hotel Trades Council died after getting infected with COVID-19, with many employees contracting the virus on the job.
Actors' Equity Association, representing actors and stage managers in live theatre, is still seeing record levels of unemployment as theatre remains closed due to the pandemic.
CJNY's Education Fund hosted its first 2021 Long Island Climate Change and Offshore Wind Training in coordination with Cornell's Worker Institute.