News Stories

Sep 30, 2022 | News Story
The staff of Brooklyn Museum, working across many departments and in many classifications, have dedicated years to their professions and care deeply about the Museum's collections and visitors. These workers voted to unionize last year, to establish a democratic voice at the museum they love. While they're committed to making the Museum a stronger, more sustainable workplace for all, they are...
Sep 30, 2022 | News Story
Members of UAW 2325 this week rallied at two of the local's units where workers are fighting for fair and equitable contracts. On Tuesday, members did informational picketing in support of a first contract at Safe Passage Project, and hundreds also turned out on Thursday to demand a fair contract at the New York Legal Assistance Group. Follow these workers and their contract campaigns on Twitter!
Sep 30, 2022 | News Story
Last week was #ClimateWeek, and we know that the superstorms, droughts, and water quality crises will continue. We continue to keep our brothers and sisters in Florida, Puerto Rico, and the Caribbean in our hearts after the impacts of Hurricanes Ian and Fiona. However, we learned from our Climate Jobs Summit: From Ambition to Action this week that if we take bold climate action at the scale that...
Sep 23, 2022 | News Story
Our 2022 Labor Day Parade highlights video is here! Check out all your favorite unions and union members below!
Sep 23, 2022 | News Story
The Labor Council for Latin American Advancement (LCLAA) is collecting donations to help with the destruction and loss caused by Hurricane Fiona. Click here to support relief efforts: http://Bit.ly/LCLAADONATE.
Sep 23, 2022 | News Story
Union members from Communications Workers of America Local 1101 rallied with supporters outside Con Edison headquarters near Union Square Wednesday as the energy giant is reportedly planning to drop a union contract in favor of cheaper labor.
Sep 23, 2022 | News Story
The AFL-CIO is partnering with the Permission to Dream program, created by the Chris Gardner Foundation, to put students on the path to good careers through the security of a union job. As part of this collaboration, the AFL-CIO and its affiliated unions will give students in disadvantaged communities the support they need to enter registered apprenticeship programs in the building and...
Sep 23, 2022 | News Story
With this week’s bipartisan Senate introduction of the American Music Fairness Act by Senators Padilla and Blackburn, it’s time to end the loophole that has allowed Big Radio to rob artists of their fair share for far too long.
Sep 16, 2022 | News Story
Thank you to all who joined us last Saturday! The 2022 Labor Day Parade and March was a joyous return to Manhattan's famed Fifth Avenue after three long years, and a fitting commemoration of the first American Labor Day Parade right here in NYC 140 years ago. An incredible 80,000 people turned out to march with more than 200 unions as 26,000 spectators cheered on from the city's sidewalks.
Sep 16, 2022 | News Story
On Thursday, rail companies and union leaders reached a tentative deal that will avert a strike or lockout that could have begun as soon as today. The deal now heads to union members for a ratification vote and the workers have agreed not to strike while the vote is tallied.