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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Sep 1, 2023 | News Story

Last Friday, the National Labor Relations Board

Aug 4, 2023 | News Story

Council Members Carmen De La Rosa and Amanda Farias this week sponsored resolutions in support of fair contract negotiations for both the

Aug 4, 2023 | News Story

As CEOs rush to incorporate artificial intelligence (AI) in their businesses in ways that can hurt workers and drive inequality, executive pay remains unacceptably high, according to this year’s AFL-CIO Executive Paywatch website paywatch.org

Jul 18, 2023 | News Story

The decision to go on strike is never an easy one, but working people deserve fair wages & benefits, as well as dignity & respect on the job.

Please see below for how you can show your support for workers currently on strike around NYC.

Jul 7, 2023 | News Story

App-based companies that account for nearly all the food deliveries in the city filed suit Thursday to stop

Jul 7, 2023 | News Story

From the New York State AFL-CIO: New York is Union Strong because we are united. We share common values and interests, and we care about each other. One of the most important ways we can grow stronger as a movement is to talk with one another.  

Jun 30, 2023 | News Story

Nearly $80 million in federal funds earmarked for the Staten Island Ferry that was at risk of being rescinded has been maintained in the recent debt ceiling deal. On Wednesday, U.S. Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer visited the St.

Jun 30, 2023 | News Story

Statement from AFL-CIO President Liz Shuler and Secretary-Treasurer Fred Redmond on the Supreme Court’s ruling in Students for Fair Admissions, Inc. v. President and Fellows of Harvard College and Students for Fair Admissions, Inc. v. University of North Carolina:

Jun 30, 2023 | News Story

With preliminary results in from Tuesday’s NYC primary elections, the NYC CLC thanks all of our affiliates, political directors, and activists for participating in our 2023 NYC Labor Votes! primary election political program.