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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Jan 8, 2021 | News Story

President-elect Biden has chosen Boston Mayor Marty Walsh as his nominee for Labor Secretary.

Dec 31, 2020 | News Story

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. 

Dec 18, 2020 | News Story

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.

Dec 18, 2020 | News Story

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.

Dec 18, 2020 | News Story

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.

Dec 18, 2020 | News Story

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.

Nov 20, 2020 | News Story

On Tuesday, people came together across America to celebrate the work of our public Postal Service — a pillar of our democracy and our communities. In NYC, postal workers and supporters including the NYC CLC gathered in front of the James A.

Nov 20, 2020 | News Story

Unionized workers at one of New York's largest hospital-laundry and medical-uniform companies launched a two-day strike on Wednesday to demand a fair contract and protest illegal threats of termination that are being investigated by the National Labor Relations Board.

Nov 20, 2020 | News Story

This week marked an important step forward in securing good family-sustaining, community-supporting union jobs in the offshore wind industry.

Nov 20, 2020 | News Story

With the critical Georgia Senate races heading into runoff elections on January 5th, The New York City Central Labor Council, in conjunction with the national AFL-CIO, is hosting daily phone bank opportunities for NYC union members to reach out to union households in Georgia.