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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Oct 27

Through November 2: Season 12 of the Workers Unite Film Festival kicks off Friday, October 27th to November 12th. Catch 50-plus films live at Cinema Village theater (22 East 12th St) from 10/27-11/2, with a selection of films available online 11/3-11/10.

Oct 20, 2023 | News Story

The UAW Big Three Stand Up Strike continues, and members at the Stellantis plant in Tappan, NY need our support. Here's how to help:

Oct 11, 2023 | Press Release

NEW YORK, October 11, 2023—Nearly 113 years after the tragedy, the long-awaited public memorial to the victims and legacy of the 1911 Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire will today be dedicated at the s

Oct 6, 2023 | News Story

NYC's Department of Citywide Administrative Services (DCAS) recently announced that since November 2020, the City of New York has completed 10 megawatts (MW) of solar photovoltaic (PV) projects on City properties; doubling the City’s total capacity to a total of 22 MW.

Oct 6, 2023 | News Story

On October 5, we recognized Latina Equal Pay Day, marking the symbolic date to which Latinas have to work—almost 22 months—to catch up to what their white, non-Hispanic male co-workers earned in 2022 alone.

Sep 29, 2023 | News Story

It’s time for Congress to fund the government.

Sep 22, 2023 | News Story

On Tuesday, the New York City Council honored Climate Jobs New York with a proclamation to recognize the coalition's work to achieve good union jobs within the ever-expanding green economy.

Sep 22, 2023 | News Story

On Wednesday, Secretary of Homeland Security Mayorkas announced the extension and redesignation of Venezuela for Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for 18 months.

Sep 27

Join members from the UAW for a Solidarity Picket with Writers Guild of America East and SAG-AFTRA members! The UAW, WGAE, and SAG-AFTRA are coming together in support of striking workers here in NYC and across the country. At Amazon/HBO, 450 West 33rd Street at 10th Avenue.