News Stories

May 6, 2022 | News Story
Mother's Day is coming up on Sunday, May 8! Find the mom in your life some union-made gift options here.
Apr 29, 2022 | News Story
New York City workers, labor leaders, elected officials, clergy and community members gathered yesterday at City Hall Park to mark Workers’ Memorial Day, honoring dozens of workers who have died or suffered illness or injuries while on the job in our City over the past year. The annual commemoration was organized by the NYC CLC and the New York Committee on Occupational Safety and Health (NYCOSH).
Apr 29, 2022 | News Story
This week, UFCW Local 1500 members from Foragers Market announced that they have voted to ratify their inaugural contract, which runs for 2 years. The workers at two Foragers Market stores in Chelsea and Brooklyn joined UFCW Local 1500 in April 2021 because they were concerned about arbitrary pay cuts, scheduling issues, sick leave violations, unfair and cruel treatment from management, lack of...
Apr 29, 2022 | News Story
Workers at the legendary Greenwich Village movie house Film Forum filed a petition Tuesday for an NLRB election to join UAW Local 2110. The workers include full- and part-time workers in theaters, administration, facilities, programming and publicity.
Apr 29, 2022 | News Story
The Association of Legal Aid Attorneys – UAW Local 2325 this week announced that the Center for Appellate Litigation (CAL) has recognized the union as the collective bargaining representative of its non-supervisory staff. Attorneys, Client Advocates, and support staff at CAL announced their intent to join ALAA earlier this month.
Apr 29, 2022 | News Story
About 1,500 workers at an Amazon sorting center on Staten Island are eligible to vote this week in an election that could produce the second union at the company in the United States. Votes at the smaller facility, known as LDJ5, will be counted beginning next Monday. An Amazon Labor Union rally on Sunday brought in crowds of supporters including national leaders as well as representatives from...
Apr 26, 2022 | News Story
The 2022 edition of Death on the Job: The Toll of Neglect, released by the AFL-CIO this week, marks the 31st year the AFL-CIO has produced a report on the state of safety and health protections for America’s workers. This report features national and state information on workplace fatalities, injuries and illnesses, as well as the workplace safety inspections, penalties, funding, staffing and...
Apr 22, 2022 | News Story
Thursday, April 28, 12PM: Please Join the New York City Central Labor Council, AFL-CIO, and the New York Committee for Occupational Safety and Health (NYCOSH) for our annual Workers’ Memorial Day event to honor those who have died or suffered injuries or illnesses while on the job, to recognize the sacrifices made by all essential workers on the front lines, and to renew the fight for strong...
Apr 22, 2022 | News Story
Essential workers marked one year on strike with a rally at City Hall yesterday, calling on Mayor Adams to stop doing business with their union-busting employer. United Metro Energy, owned by billionaire John Catsimatidis, has received $37.9 million from New York City over the last year, undermining the Teamsters Local 553 strike.
Apr 22, 2022 | News Story
Workers at Allure, Architectural Digest, Bon Appétit, Epicurious, Condé Nast Traveler, Glamour, GQ, Self, Teen Vogue, Them, Vanity Fair, and Vogue are uniting with one powerful voice. They have requested voluntary recognition of their union with the NewsGuild of New York, with a supermajority of support across Condé Nast. They're calling on Condé Nast to voluntarily recognize their union and...