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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Oct 6, 2023 | News Story

On October 5, we recognized Latina Equal Pay Day, marking the symbolic date to which Latinas have to work—almost 22 months—to catch up to what their white, non-Hispanic male co-workers earned in 2022 alone.

Sep 29, 2023 | News Story

It’s time for Congress to fund the government.

Sep 22, 2023 | News Story

On Tuesday, the New York City Council honored Climate Jobs New York with a proclamation to recognize the coalition's work to achieve good union jobs within the ever-expanding green economy.

Sep 22, 2023 | News Story

On Wednesday, Secretary of Homeland Security Mayorkas announced the extension and redesignation of Venezuela for Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for 18 months.

Sep 27

Join members from the UAW for a Solidarity Picket with Writers Guild of America East and SAG-AFTRA members! The UAW, WGAE, and SAG-AFTRA are coming together in support of striking workers here in NYC and across the country. At Amazon/HBO, 450 West 33rd Street at 10th Avenue.

Sep 8, 2023 | News Story

Staten Island Ferry workers who have gone without a pay raise since 2009 on Monday announced the achievement of a transformative new collective bargaining agreement with the City that guarantees an immediate 28.55% retroactive salary increase for the ferry system’s roughly 120 engineers, captains

Sep 15, 2023 | News Story

On Saturday morning, the rain held off and spirits soared as more than 75,000 workers from across our City and region came together to march in solidarity up Fifth Avenue at the 2023 NYC Labor Day Parade.

Sep 15, 2023 | News Story

On Thursday, Climate Jobs NY co-hosted a “Rally for Solar Power” with New York City Councilmembers Sandy Nurse, Carmen De La Rosa, Pierina Sánchez and Climate Works for All.

Sep 7, 2023 | News Story

By Vincent Alvarez, President, New York City Central Labor Council, AFL-CIO

Sep 1, 2023 | News Story

As this "summer of strikes" gives way to autumn, we’re all by now familiar with the existential fight that our City’s striking writers and actors are facing.