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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Join the NYC Public Advocate's Office for an overview of the New York State redistricting process, where experts will discuss how lines are drawn to protect representation for communities.
Early Voting in NYC continues through Sunday, October 31, and Election Day is this Tuesday, November 2. To find your early voting or Election Day pollsite and hours, click here.
The New York Taxi Workers Alliance has entered its second week of a hunger strike, calling for a City-backed guarantee to New York City’s Medallion Relief Program. Thousands of taxi medallion owner-drivers are trapped in lifelong debt for medallions that are worth a fraction of what they cost.
Early voting begins tomorrow, Saturday, October 23 and continues through Sunday, October 31. To find your early voting location and hours, click here.
During American Clean Power's Offshore Wind Conference in Boston last week, the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) announced the nation's path forward to achieve 30GW of offshore wind by 2030.
The NYC CLC, representing 300 unions and 1.3 million members including more than one million registered voter households across New York City, completed its 2021 endorsement process this week with a final round of endorsements in Citywide General Election races, including Eric Adams for New York
International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees International President Matthew Loeb announced this week that unless an agreement is reached, union members will begin a nationwide strike against the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers (AMPTP) on Monday, October 18 at 12:01 a.
On Tuesday, October 12, Senator Majority Leader Chuck Schumer joined home care members and advocates in the Manhattan headquarters of 1199SEIU to urge Congress to pass President Biden’s Better Care Better Jobs Act.
City’s largest and broadest labor coalition completes 2021 endorsement process with endorsements for Adams, Williams, and Lander
On September 27, the New York State Public Employment Relations Board (PERB) certified Local 338 RWDSU/UFCW as the union to represent twelve agricultural workers employed at Pindar Vineyards in Peconic, New York.