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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Jan 7, 2022 | News Story

We have always known that reducing class size is integral to student achievement, teacher retention and equitable schools, but it’s now also become an issue of public health. We must learn from the pandemic and take steps to prevent the spread of COVID-19 and other viruses in the future.

Jan 3, 2022 | News Story

The Build Back Better agenda means trillions of dollars of investment in our jobs, families and communities.

Dec 31, 2021 | News Story

As we look back on the past year, we're reflecting on the continuing challenges that the New York City labor movement has faced, but also on the significant ground we’ve gained and the enormous potential ahead of us.

Dec 23, 2021 | News Story

NYC CLC President Vincent Alvarez and New York Committee for Occupational Safety and Health (NYCOSH) Executive Director Charlene Obernauer penned a NY Daily News Letter to the Editor

Dec 23, 2021 | News Story

Happy Holidays from CJNY!

Dec 17, 2021 | News Story

Actors' Equity Association has issued a study examining the role of public arts funding in diversity, equity and inclusion in the theatre industry. This report profiles positive examples of arts funding that engenders greater diversity, including the New York State Council on the Arts.

Dec 17, 2021 | News Story

CUNY Rising Alliance and PSC/CUNY are building on their hugely successful 1,000-person march in Queens with a letter campaign meant to build broad worker, community, alumni and student support for increased CUNY funding and the New Deal for CUNY.

Dec 17, 2021 | News Story

TWU Local 100 has launched a new radio spot highlighting the animal welfare provisions that govern the carriage horse industry, which Local 100 is proud to represent.

Dec 17, 2021 | News Story

As 2021 comes to a close, Climate Jobs NY would like to thank our member unions. Together, we drove important progress toward a nation-leading clean-energy economy powered by good, family-sustaining union jobs.