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 15, 2021 | News Story

On Tuesday, October 12, Senator Majority Leader Chuck Schumer joined home care members and advocates in the Manhattan headquarters of 1199SEIU to urge Congress to pass President Biden’s Better Care Better Jobs Act.

Oct 12, 2021 | Press Release

City’s largest and broadest labor coalition completes 2021 endorsement process with endorsements for Adams, Williams, and Lander

Oct 8, 2021 | News Story

On September 27, the New York State Public Employment Relations Board (PERB) certified Local 338 RWDSU/UFCW as the union to represent twelve agricultural workers employed at Pindar Vineyards in Peconic, New York.

Oct 5, 2021 | Press Release

NEW YORK  — The New York City Central Labor Council, AFL-CIO (NYC CLC), representing 300 unions and 1.3 million members, including more than one million registered voter households across New York City, today announced a new round of endorsements for the 2021 New York City Genera

Sep 28, 2021 | News Story

Today is National Voter Registration Day!

New Yorkers have 10 days to complete their voter registration for the November 2 General Election.

November 2, 2021 General Election Deadlines:

Sep 24, 2021 | News Story

This week during Climate Week NYC, union members, labor leaders, policymakers, scientists, and climate justice activists came together for the second annual Climate Jobs Summit. Speakers included Secretary Marty Walsh, U.S. Department of Labor, Secretary Pete Buttigieg, U.S.

Oct 23

Early Voting Period for the Tuesday, November 2 General Election is October 23, 2021 - October 31, 2021.

Nov 2

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

Click below to find your pollsite.

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.