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Oct 2, 2020 | News Story
There are only 32 days until Election Day! Make sure you're aware of these important dates over the next few weeks. The last day to register to vote is October 9 - check your registration status here: bit.ly/LaborRegistration Early voting begins October 24 at 10AM - for the full early voting schedule and locations, visit: bit.ly/LaborVotesEarly The last day to request your absentee ballot is...
Oct 1, 2020 | News Story
The fight against COVID-19 is one that we can win if we work together. Each and every one of us knows to wear a mask, wash our hands and keep a social distance. These simple steps can keep our communities safe. Now, you can add your phone to the fight against COVID-19.
Sep 3, 2020 | News Story
Monday, Sept 7 through Saturday, Sept 12: Join the NYC CLC, affiliates, and community partners as we engage in a week of action to support NYC workers. Our week of action will include civic engagement and work around upcoming elections, outreach in the final weeks of the 2020 census, and organizing workers to build the labor movement across our City.
Aug 14, 2020 | News Story
(Updated 8/14/20) The Coronavirus (COVID-19) continues to have significant effects not only on the health of New Yorkers but on the economy as a whole. With businesses forced to close, workers in all industries are facing unprecedented economic uncertainty.   At the City, State, and Federal levels, policymakers have moved to address some of the most pressing initial concerns: 
Aug 3, 2020 | News Story
The Trump administration continues to try to dismantle the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, despite a ruling from the Supreme Court striking down its previous attempt to do so and indicating that the program should resume. Here’s the latest information you need to know:
Jul 20, 2020 | News Story
As NYC continues it's phased reopening, we urge elected officials keep in mind America's Five Economic Essentials: Keep front-line workers safe and secure.  Keep workers employed and protect earned pension checks. Keep state and local governments, our public schools and the U.S. Postal Service solvent and working. Keep America healthy—protect and expand health insurance for all workers.
May 18, 2020 | News Story
  May 18 AFL-CIO sues feds over coronavirus workplace safety Emergency Paid Leave Helps Some Families, Leaves Others Adrift
May 11, 2020 | News Story
(Updated 5/11/20) The COVID-19 pandemic remains an extraordinarily challenging situation, with New York City workers, as always, on the front lines of the crisis. The labor movement is rising in solidarity to meet those challenges. Many of you have already reached out to inquire about how to support workers as they continue to provide the essential services that New York City residents are...
Apr 23, 2020 | News Story
Each and every day of this crisis, union members on the frontlines of the COVID-19 outbreak are bravely going to work, putting their health and lives on the line for their fellow New Yorkers. And yet right now, many of these courageous first responders, healthcare workers, transportation workers and other frontline workers still do not have the support they need to be able to work safely and...
Mar 12, 2020 | News Story
The day you have all been waiting for! Census 2020 is here and we need you to get counted & fill out the form now! It’s only 10 short questions.