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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In another step towards parity for Staten Island Ferry marine engineers, the City Comptroller’s office has determined that the engineers should be paid wages comparable to other mariners in the New York City area.
"It’s no secret that when a new administration enters the White House, it is immediately evaluated by the promises made during the election campaign.
We are only THREE DAYS AWAY from the deadline for the limited Public Service Loan Forgiveness waiver!
At our October 2022 Executive Board Meeting, the NYC CLC passed four resolutions addressing upcoming ballot proposals, immigration policy, and FIFA/2026 World Cup human rights and labor standards. Click the links below for the full text of each resolution:
The deadline to register to vote in NY is today, Friday, October 14. Check your registration status and make sure you are qualified to vote in the upcoming General Election!
Seasonal workers are on the front lines, and these jobs should be good, union jobs with fair wages and safe working conditions. However, the current structure of the H-2B program has enabled rampant and often egregious abuse.
NYSNA Nurses and Allies Speak Out to Rebuild and Strengthen NYC's Public Healthcare System Through Pay Equity, Safe Staffing and Fair Funding
More than a dozen elected officials joined New York State Nurses Association (NYSNA) nurses in solidarity on the City Hall steps yesterday to launch a campaign for a fair contract for the nearly 9,000 NYC Health+Hospitals/Mayorals nurses and fair funding for the nation’s largest public health sys
The National Labor Relations Board has filed a complaint accusing Apple Inc of illegally attempting to stymie a union campaign at a Manhattan retail store by interrogating workers and barring them from leaving pro-union flyers in a break room.
Last week was #ClimateWeek, and we know that the superstorms, droughts, and water quality crises will continue. We continue to keep our brothers and sisters in Florida, Puerto Rico, and the Caribbean in our hearts after the impacts of Hurricanes Ian and Fiona.