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Feb 16, 2024 | News Story
The NYC Labor Movement celebrated Tuesday night as Labor's candidate Tom Suozzi won a decisive victory, securing his return to Congress as the Representative for New York's 3rd Congressional District. Working families and supporters had reason to be proud: New York City union members made more than 50,000 calls and knocked on nearly 10,000 doors in Queens alone, in a member-to-member campaign...
Feb 16, 2024 | News Story
On Tuesday, thousands of Flight Attendants from Alaska, Air Wisconsin, United, American, Southwest, Frontier and more, picketed outside more than 30 airports worldwide including NYC's LaGuardia. Flight Attendants represented by the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA-CWA), Transportation Workers Union (TWU) and the Association of Professional Flight Attendants (APFA) joined forces in the...
Feb 16, 2024 | News Story
The National Council of Actors’ Equity Association voted unanimously to authorize a strike against The Broadway League for work on the Development Agreement. On Thursday and Friday this week, Equity members are handing out leaflets outside of the workshop of Smash, warning of the possibility of the strike.
Feb 16, 2024 | News Story
Across this nation, there were celebrations in honor of Black History Month throughout February. It’s a time not only to celebrate, but to educate, writes Teamsters Local 237 President Greg Floyd in an Amsterdam News OpEd.
Feb 13, 2024 | Press Release
QUEENS, February 13, 2024 —“The New York City Central Labor Council, AFL-CIO is proud to congratulate our friend Tom Suozzi on his successful election in NY’s Third Congressional District,” said NYC CLC President Vincent Alvarez following the victory in Tuesday’s special election. “Union members in Queens know that Tom has been a champion for working families throughout his entire career in...
Feb 9, 2024 | News Story
Workers at Nitehawk Cinema, the movie theater known for pairing first-run and repertory film programming with tableside food and drink service, performed almost entirely in the dark, are petitioning to unionize at their Prospect Park location. More than 70% of employees petitioned for certification with the NLRB last week. Represented by UAW Local 2179, the unit will consist of over 100 full-time...
Feb 9, 2024 | News Story
Writers and editors at CBS News Digital have announced that they have unionized with the Writers Guild of America East (WGAE). CBS News Digital’s 46-member bargaining unit has called on CBS News management to voluntarily recognize their union, without delay or division. An overwhelming majority of the unit signed union cards and asked management to recognize the union on Monday.
Feb 9, 2024 | News Story
FIFA on Sunday announced that the Host Region of New York New Jersey (NYNJ) was awarded the rights to host the FIFA World Cup 26 Final and seven other matches throughout the tournament at New York New Jersey Stadium (MetLife Stadium) in East Rutherford, New Jersey. NYNJ will host eight total matches throughout the tournament including the Final, along with fan experiences throughout the NYNJ...
Feb 9, 2024 | News Story
SUNY's plan to make drastic changes in the structure and operation of the public teaching hospital at SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University would relegate this safety net hospital to a wing in Kings County Hospital Center. In addition, other health care services currently performed by Downstate would be farmed out to other neighboring hospitals.
Feb 9, 2024 | News Story
Members of the Meredith Union (part of NewsGuild of NY) held a rally and practice picket with the CLC's Scabby Wednesday outside of the headquarters of Dotdash Meredith, where they work to produce People Magazine, EW, Martha Stewart Living, Shape & People TV. Employees at the media outlets won union recognition with 93% voting in favor of the Meredith Union in March 2021, but are still...