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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Apr 16, 2021 | Press Release

The New York City Central Labor Council, AFL-CIO strongly supports the East Side Coastal Resiliency Project, which will help to protect not only against storm damage and flooding on the scale of Hurricane Sandy, but also against the long-term threat of continuing sea-level rise.

Apr 16, 2021 | News Story

A new dedicated vaccination site in Times Square for film, television, and theater workers is set to help NYC jumpstart our arts and entertainment industry and bring back union jobs.

Apr 16, 2021 | News Story

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has signed an agreement with AFGE removing anti-worker provisions from the contract and taking steps to renegotia

Apr 16, 2021 | News Story

In the week following a report that shed light on several allegations of abuse and intimidation by Broadway and film producer Scott Rudin, three performers’ unions—Actors’ Equity Association, SAG-AFTRA, and the American Federation of Musicians Local 802—have released a statement denouncing harass

Apr 16, 2021 | News Story

On Monday, hundreds of parents and community leaders braved the cold rain to rally in support of School Safety Agents, members of Teamsters Local 237. Local 237 President Gregory Floyd told the crowd: “The City Council held a hearing and the parents were not heard from...

Apr 28

Join us on April 28, Workers' Memorial Day, to commemorate workers we've lost this year.

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Apr 14

Join us for a Labor & Political Action 101 workshop & training.  

NYC Labor Votes in collaboration with CVH Power will host a training for anyone interested in volunteering or finding employment on a field campaign with a candidate or campaign.  

Apr 9, 2021 | News Story

The budget deal passed in Albany this week represents a crucial step forward for promoting good, family-sustaining, community-supporting union jobs in the renewable energy sector.

Apr 9, 2021 | News Story

In addition to the renewable energy job standards detailed above, the newly-passed state budget includes several other important victories on behalf of working people. Among them:

Apr 9, 2021 | News Story

Actors’ Equity Association welcomed the good news that New York State’s new budget, announced this week, includes renewing its COBRA subsidy program with $2 million funding.