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Nov 11, 2022 | News Story
In this week's elections, working New Yorkers made their voices heard, voting in support of candidates who will stand up for working families and engaging voters one on one through our NYC Labor Votes! Campaign and the efforts of our affiliate unions.
Nov 11, 2022 | News Story
The Union Veterans Council, an AFL-CIO Constituency Organization, brings working-class veterans together to speak out on the issues that impact us most, especially the need for good jobs and a strong, fully funded and staffed VA.
Nov 11, 2022 | News Story
Union members at HarperCollins, one of the largest publishers in the country, started an indefinite strike yesterday, with workers and supporters gathered outside the company's New York City offices to make their demands. The action comes after a drawn out negotiation process, with workers asking for higher wages, stronger commitments to diversifying staff and better family leave. The...
Nov 11, 2022 | News Story
"This is my dream job. But I will not risk getting infected with bed bugs or sick due to mold." said Kent, a baker at the NYC Roastery at a rally held by Roastery workers and their supporters at the location at 61 Ninth Avenue in Manhattan on Thursday.
Nov 11, 2022 | News Story
NewsGuild of New York members at Thomson Reuters have announced that a supermajority of union members voted in favor of authorizing their bargaining committee to call a strike if their employer continues bargaining in bad faith. Eighty percent of the bargaining unit participated in the vote and 81% voted in favor of the strike authorization.
Nov 11, 2022 | News Story
Actors’ Equity Association is currently at the bargaining table with the Broadway League to determine the next iteration of the union's largest contract, which covers work on Broadway shows. It has been a difficult negotiation so far, with the League resistant to adequately addressing Equity’s top concerns of coverage, schedule and safety.
Nov 11, 2022 | News Story
Across the country, overworked and underpaid Chipotle workers, organizing with 32BJ SEIU, have been fighting to form a union. Since 2019, in New York, immigrant workers, who have been leading that fight, have faced workplace retaliation, with several even being fired for their organizing efforts.
Nov 11, 2022 | News Story
Over 200 union journalists across 14 Gannett owned-newsrooms from New York and New Jersey to Arizona and Southern California collectively walked off the job for a one-day strike last Friday. The action was in response to the company laying off 400 employees and cutting another 400 open positions in August, which represented 3% of staff, followed by additional cost-cutting austerity measures...
Nov 4, 2022 | News Story
It's time to get out the vote for candidates and policies that will work for working people! Early voting will continue through this Sunday and Election Day is this Tuesday, November 8. Click here to find your Early Voting or Election Day pollsite and hours. You can find all of our NYC Labor Votes endorsed candidates here.
Nov 4, 2022 | News Story
Resident physicians at Montefiore Medical Center, one of the largest teaching hospitals in New York City, announced their intention to form a union with the Committee of Interns and Residents (CIR/SEIU) on Tuesday. After an organizing campaign that started more than a year ago, a supermajority of the 1200+ person unit has requested immediate voluntary recognition.