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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Nov 2

Election Day is Tuesday, November 2, 2021. Polls are open from 6am to 9pm.

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Sep 17, 2021 | News Story

We hope you’ll be joining us on Tuesday, September 21 for the second annual virtual Climate Jobs Summit to hear from labor leaders, climate activists, policymakers, scientists, and allies from states across the country, along with Labor Secretary Marty Walsh and AFL-CIO President Liz Shuler, and

Sep 17, 2021 | News Story

Employees at Legal Services NYC, the largest civil legal service provider in the U.S., last Friday picketed to protest unnecessary and dangerous in-person court appearances.

Sep 17, 2021 | News Story

On Physician Suicide Awareness Day, the Committee of Interns and Residents honors the lives of healers lost to suicide and commits to fighting for systemic change.

Oct 13

November 2, 2021 General Election Deadlines

Oct 8

November 2, 2021 General Election Deadlines

Sep 10, 2021 | News Story

As the Department of Transportation struggles to provide full service on the Staten Island Ferry amid ongoing staffing issues, the Marine Engineers’ Beneficial Association (MEBA), the union that represents the captains, assistant captains, mates, chief engineers and marine engineers, is making th

Sep 10, 2021 | News Story

t takes a team. That’s the anti-OPTO (One-Person Train Operation) message TWU Local 100 shared with media and elected officials during the recent subway power outage and the incredible flooding that came days later.

Sep 6, 2021 | News Story

Today, we observe Labor Day by recognizing all working people for their contributions to our nation and giving them a chance to enjoy a well-earned rest and time with their loved ones.

Sep 3, 2021 | News Story

New York City's first responders, transportation workers, sanitation workers, health care workers, utility workers and more were once again there when we needed them most, as Ida's remnants caused massive flooding across the boroughs on Wednesday night.