Feb 6, 2024 | News Story

Statement by NYC CLC President Vincent Alvarez on the 2026 FIFA World Cup Final

The New York City Labor Movement welcomes FIFA's announcement that the 2026 Men’s World Cup final will be held in New York/New Jersey. The nation’s greatest and most diverse workforce stands ready to welcome fans to the world’s biggest game. As planning accelerates, we are committed to working collaboratively with the Host Committee to ensure strong labor standards including good union jobs, fair living wages, local hiring, and meaningful health and safety protections for the thousands of workers in New York City and the region who will make this historic global event possible.