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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For the last 20 years, the New York State AFL-CIO has co-sponsored, with Cornell University, the Union Leadership Institute (ULI).
Does your union have members that want to get more involved in their communities?
This week, working families across our city and nation were witness to one of the darkest days in our history, as a violent mob stormed the Capitol in an effort to overturn a free and fair election and prevent a peaceful and Constitutional transfer of power.
President-elect Biden has chosen Boston Mayor Marty Walsh as his nominee for Labor Secretary.
As we come to the end of an unprecedented year in our city and our nation’s history, we’re taking a look back at all that we’ve accomplished as a city labor movement in the face of previously unimaginable obstacles.
NYC fast food workers will get increased protections under two bills that passed in the City Council yesterday. The two bills will increase protections for workers at large fast food companies, expanding upon worker protection laws passed in 2017.
Staff attorneys and social workers at Queens Defenders (QD) this week announced their intent to join the Association of Legal Aid Attorneys - UAW Local 2325 by filing an election petition with the National Labor Relations Board.
The first sector of New York City Council staffers have been voluntarily recognized as a union, making it the first legislative staff union in the state.
Are you interested in learning more about climate change and offshore wind development on Long Island? Please let us know to include you in the next Climate Jobs NY Education Fund's event. The events are in partnership with The Worker Institute, The ILR School, Cornell University.