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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Jul 2, 2021 | News Story

On Tuesday, United States Secretary of Energy Jennifer Granholm came to New York City to discuss ways to build a clean energy economy and create good-paying, union jobs. As part of the visit, she sat down at a roundtable with union leaders and workers organized by Climate Jobs NY.

Jul 2, 2021 | News Story

One of the priorities Climate Jobs NY leaders emphasized to Secretary Granholm was Carbon Free and Healthy Schools, a campaign committed to making NYC schools carbon free, healthier and safer, while creating good union job

Jul 2, 2021 | News Story

In recent weeks, hundreds of members and allies of the International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees, the union representing the Metropolitan Opera’s stagehands and skilled craftspeople, gathered in person in front of Lincoln Center to protest the opera company locking out its workers.

Jun 25, 2021 | News Story

As we await the final results of Tuesday’s primary elections, the NYC CLC thanks all who participated in our 2021 NYC Labor Votes political program.

Jun 25, 2021 | News Story

In a giant step forward for all New York patients, nursing home residents, nurses and healthcare workers, legal mandates are now in place to set and enforce staffing standards at every hospital and nursing home in New York, regardless of whether the facility is public or private, not-for-profit o

Jun 25, 2021 | News Story

Over the past two weeks, American Federation of Teachers President Randi Weingarten and United Federation of Teachers President Michael Mulgrew have toured New York City schools with solar power and energy efficiency retrofits, highlighting the need for Carbon Free and Healthy Schools across the

Jun 24, 2021 | Press Release

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Jun 4, 2021 | News Story

UFT President Michael Mulgrew, DC 37 Executive Director Henry Garrido, and 32BJ President Kyle Bragg co-authored an

Jun 3, 2021 | News Story

The New York City Central Labor Council, AFL-CIO (NYC CLC) is proud to announce our endorsement of Corey Johnson for the office of NYC Comptroller.

Jun 19

Join NYC Labor Votes, Saturday, June 19 at 10AM as we continue our efforts to support labor-endorsed candidates for NYC Council.