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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Local 802 is helping to organize a national campaign with all fellow AFM locals around the country to save the multi-employer pension system that musicians and other workers rely on. Any union worker who is in a multi-employer pension fund in need of relief may join Local 802's campaign.
Before President Biden signed this week's climate actions, National Climate Advisor Gina McCarthy and Special Presidential Envoy for Climate John Kerry led a press briefing to preview the details of the Administration’s “whole-of-government” approach to tackle the existential crisis of climate ch
Testimony of the New York City Central Labor Council, AFL-CIO, before the New York City Council Committee on Civil Service & Labor
Wednesday, January 27, 2021
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Announcement Marks the Beginning of a Member-to-Member Mobilization That Will Engage More Than One Million Voting Households
Biden-Harris Administration Acts for Working People on Day One, Labor Movement Looks Ahead with Workers First Agenda
This week, working people across our nation celebrated the inauguration of President Joe Biden and Vice-President Kamala Harris.
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On Wednesday, New York City announced it had canceled over 23,000 COVID-19 vaccination appointments this week.
Climate Jobs NY Update: East Hampton’s Decision to Approve the Beach Lane Cable Route for the South Fork Wind Project Will Help Propel Offshore Wind Development on Long Island
The Town Board's approval of the Host Community Agreement and easement for the Beach Lane route to site the offshore wind transmission cable is a crucial step forward in New York’s progress to harness 9,000 megawatts of offshore wind energy.
For the last 20 years, the New York State AFL-CIO has co-sponsored, with Cornell University, the Union Leadership Institute (ULI).