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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Aug 5, 2022 | News Story

The Committee of Interns and Residents (CIR/SEIU) had a huge victory this week, securing their inclusion in the New York State Health Care Worker Bonus Program.

Aug 5, 2022 | News Story

A strong contingent of New York State Alliance of Retired Americans leaders participated in the ARA virtual National Membership meeting July 27-28. The program included addresses by AFL-CIO President Liz Shuler and Secretary-Treasurer Fred Raymond, along with U.S. Rep.

Aug 5, 2022 | News Story

On July 27, Governor Hochul announced the procurement of up to 2GW of offshore wind capacity for projects; supply chain investment plans (SCIP) of $300-450 million to fund localize component manufacturing and ports; utilization of meshed ready offshore grid connection for projects; and a workforc

Aug 3, 2022 | Press Release

It’s inexcusable that New York City commuters are having to pay the price for the NYC Department of Transportation’s failure to resolve a contract for more than 11 years.

Aug 6

Join NYC Labor Votes, Saturday, August 6 at 10AM as we continue our efforts to support labor-endorsed candidates for NY State Senate.

Jul 29, 2022 | News Story

Check your registration - make sure you and your eligible family members are registered to vote! https://nycvotes.org

Jul 29, 2022 | News Story

Union members worked together across the labor movement to win many important victories for working people last year.

Jul 22, 2022 | News Story

Teamsters Local 237 President Greg Floyd penned an OpEd in Amsterdam News this week on the increasingly partisan nature of the current Supreme Court.

Jul 15, 2022 | News Story

On Feb. 17, WNBA star, Women’s National Basketball Players Association (WNBPA) member and our union sister Brittney Griner was detained upon her arrival in Moscow.