News Stories

May 3, 2024 | News Story
Around the world, workers’ lives, livelihoods and rights are under attack. Climate disasters and conflicts are displacing people from their homes, and are increasing risks for working people and all our families. In the face of those challenges, we stand united in our fight for justice for all workers at home and abroad.
Apr 26, 2024 | News Story
Members of the Fordham Graduate Student Workers union (FGSW-CWA Local 1104) have reached a tentative agreement with Fordham! Subject to ratification, the agreement represents the commitment of graduate student workers who have bargained this contract for 19 months, and have been organizing for years before that.
Apr 26, 2024 | News Story
Members of the Writers Guild of America East (WGAE) and Writers Guild of America West (WGAW) at Sesame Workshop have reached a tentative agreement with management on a new five-year collective bargaining agreement. The 35-member bargaining unit will vote to ratify the agreement in the coming days. The writers won historic jurisdiction and minimum rates for animation and new media programs...
Apr 26, 2024 | News Story
Take action today! REI Union needs your support in demanding that REI commit to reaching a fair union contract by the end of 2024. Members and shoppers are taking action this week to help union workers demand that REI's leadership negotiate a fair contract. Thousands of supporters are all submitting the same question to REI's Board of Directors ahead of the company's annual member meeting on May...
Apr 26, 2024 | News Story
Actors’ Equity Association, the labor union representing more than 51,000 professional actors and stage managers in live theatre, has advised The Broadway League of its intention to cease issuing contracts for work on the Development Agreement starting June 17 if meaningful progress is not made in negotiations by that date.
Apr 26, 2024 | News Story
Unionized staff at Condé Nast brands such as Vanity Fair, GQ, Bon Appétit and more handed out informational fliers last night throughout the neighborhood of infamous Vogue editor Anna Wintour, to bring attention to their fight for a fair contract against her and other executives at the company. The fliers are designed to share with the public, particularly those who live in Wintour’s exclusive...
Apr 26, 2024 | News Story
New York City workers, labor leaders, elected officials, and community members gathered yesterday at City Hall Park in Manhattan to mark Workers’ Memorial Day, honoring 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 26, 2024 | News Story
This week the AFL-CIO released its 33rd annual report, Death on the Job: The Toll of Neglect. This annual report serves as a national and state-by-state profile of worker safety and health, offering direction to policymakers and regulatory bodies as they strive to address the scourge of working people facing death, injury and illness at work. Among the report’s startling data are the...
Apr 26, 2024 | News Story
The New York City Chapter of the New York State Alliance for Retired Americans (NYSARA), an affiliate member of the NYC CLC, is the local arm of the 4.4 million member national Alliance for Retired Americans (ARA). The ARA was founded by the AFL-CIO in 2001 and now has 1500 local chapters and 39 state affiliates.
Apr 19, 2024 | News Story
Thursday, April 25, 12PM: 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 safety and...