News Stories

Nov 21, 2018 | News Story
In February, Parking Production Assistants voted unanimously to join the Communications Workers of America Local 1101. Since then, CWA and the bargaining committee have been fighting at the bargaining table for a contract. This week, Local 1101 reached a tentative agreement with the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers, covering work with 27 employers. The agreement, which is...
Nov 21, 2018 | News Story
Josefina Luciano took a hoof to her mouth while working at a Darigold member dairy. The kick broke her jaw, knocked out eleven teeth and left her unconscious. Her desperate co-workers called 911, but didn't know the address of the dairy. Josefina said she almost drowned in her own blood.
Nov 21, 2018 | News Story
Congratulations to the members of District Council 9 of the International Union of Painters and Allied Trades (IUPAT), who collected food donations and raised over $5,000 to feed 375 local families for Thanksgiving! #GiveBack
Nov 16, 2018 | News Story
On Thursday, November 15, the NYC CLC's Executive Board voted unanimously to formalize the CLC's support for postal banking and for protecting public safety and jobs in the age of autonomous vehicles.
Nov 16, 2018 | News Story
District Council 9's John J. Barrett Coat Drive is underway! From now until January 4th, 2019, drop off coats at 45 West 14th Street in Manhattan (DC9 HQ) and 45-13 36th Street in Queens. Call 212-255-2950 for more info.
Nov 16, 2018 | News Story
The IDG Benefits Fund (the sister organization of the Independent Drivers Guild, which represents and advocates for more than 70,000 app-based drivers in New York City) is providing free flu shots for New York’s app-based and black car drivers throughout the month of November.
Nov 15, 2018 | News Story
Before you put together your Thanksgiving dinner shopping list, check this list of union-made in America food and other items that are essential to a traditional family Thanksgiving feast. Speaking of thanks, a big thank you to the Union Label and Service Trades Department (ULSTD), Union Plus and the Los Angeles County Federation of Labor's resource site, Labor 411, for compiling their extensive...
Nov 9, 2018 | News Story
This Tuesday, union members across the nation turned out in droves to vote for candidates that have committed to standing with working families. Here in New York, NYS AFL-CIO-endorsed candidates overwhelmingly won their Congressional, Statewide, and State Legislative races.
Nov 9, 2018 | News Story
This week's news that Amazon may be planning to open part of its HQ2 in Long island City has sparked concerns for some about gentrification, strains on existing infrastructure, and using taxpayer subsidies to help a massively profitable private business set up shop.
Nov 9, 2018 | News Story
In case you missed it, check out NYC CLC President Vincent Alvarez's Letter to the Crain's Editor asking why Washington, DC political operative Richard Berman refuses to disclose who is funding his shady campaign against New York City's Building Trades and working people.