Press Releases

Dec 7, 2022 | Press Release
Resolution calling on the State Legislature to pass, and the Governor to sign S.3062D/A.7503, raising the minimum wage annually by a percentage based on the rate of inflation and labor productivity
Nov 9, 2022 | Press Release
Yesterday, 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.
Aug 11, 2022 | Press Release
For Immediate Release August 11, 2022 Contact: kwhalen@nycclc.org, 347-453-7131
Aug 3, 2022 | Press Release
It’s inexcusable that New York City commuters are having to pay the price for the NYC Department of Transportation’s failure to resolve a contract for more than 11 years. To make matters worse, the DOT is now outsourcing operations to a non-union operator to do the jobs they've refused to adequately staff. The DOT could ensure reliable service, fix this chronic understaffing and restore our...
Jun 16, 2022 | Press Release
FIFA’s choice of New York City to host games follows local officials’ meaningful commitments to leading labor and community groups
Apr 28, 2022 | Press Release
  Event Honors New York City Workers Who Died or Suffered Injuries or Illnesses on the Job  
Oct 12, 2021 | Press Release
City’s largest and broadest labor coalition completes 2021 endorsement process with endorsements for Adams, Williams, and Lander NEW YORK — The New York City Central Labor Council, AFL-CIO (NYC CLC), representing 300 unions and 1.3 million members, including more than one million registered voter households across New York City, concluded its 2021 endorsement process today with a final round of...
Oct 5, 2021 | Press Release
NEW YORK  — The New York City Central Labor Council, AFL-CIO (NYC CLC), representing 300 unions and 1.3 million members, including more than one million registered voter households across New York City, today announced a new round of endorsements for the 2021 New York City General Election. Today’s new endorsements include 3 Borough President candidates and 15 candidates for City Council.
Sep 7, 2021 | Press Release
“We are grateful to Governor Hochul for her strong leadership as we continue to battle the COVID variants, and for taking action to keep workers safe. Workers have sacrificed too much already during the pandemic, and this designation will help ensure that no worker has to risk their own health and safety, or that of their family, as they continue to provide essential services for our City and...
Aug 20, 2021 | Press Release
Congratulations to Liz Shuler, who has just made history by taking her place as the AFL-CIO’s first female President. Liz has long been a tenacious and visionary leader and advocate for workers all across our nation, as well as a true friend of the NYC Labor Movement, and we look forward to our continued partnership as we fight for an economy that works for working families everywhere. ###