Trade

For too long, our nation’s trade and investment policies have reflected the influence of powerful corporate interests. They protect what’s important to corporate America but do little or nothing to safeguard the rights of workers and the environment here and around the world. They fuel a race to the bottom in living standards. That needs to change. We need policies that support good jobs at home and sustainable development abroad.  We need to enforce the laws already on the books and stop blatant abuses by some countries that stack the decks against U.S. workers.

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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

This week, CJNY and Cornell's School of Industrial and Labor Relation's Labor Leading on Climate Initiative facilitated another climate change and offshore wind education seminar.

Jul 1, 2022 | News Story

Last week the NYC CLC was honored to host a visit with trade unionist Anne Krueger of the BPO Industry Employee Network (BIEN), which works for the rights and welfare of business process outsourcing industry employees in the Phi

Jul 1, 2022 | News Story

CJNY staff are present in our communities calling for good union jobs in the clean energy economy.

Jun 17, 2022 | News Story

At the 29th AFL-CIO Constitutional Convention in Philadelphia this week, delegates elected Liz Shuler to serve as President of the federation of 57 unions and 12.5 million members. Shuler is the first woman to hold the office in the history of the labor federation.

May 20, 2022 | News Story

Climate Jobs NY (CJNY) has adopted Climate for Change, a Complete Climate Jobs Roadmap for New York City,  a new report released yesterday by Cornell University’s Labor Leading on Climate Program.

May 6, 2022 | News Story

North America’s Building Trades Unions (NABTU) and Ørsted, the U.S. leader in offshore wind energy, announced a Project Labor Agreement (PLA) to construct the company’s U.S. offshore wind farms with an American union workforce.

Apr 22, 2022 | News Story

Musicians of the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra organized a fundraiser for the musicians of the National Opera of Ukraine in Kyiv.

Apr 8, 2022 | News Story

Over the past month, thousands of union members across NYC and the nation signed petitions, wrote letters and called our senators. And now…we celebrate!