Press Releases

Apr 16, 2021 | Press Release
The New York City Central Labor Council, AFL-CIO strongly supports the East Side Coastal Resiliency Project, which will help to protect not only against storm damage and flooding on the scale of Hurricane Sandy, but also against the long-term threat of continuing sea-level rise. This Project will ensure that we are addressing these enormous challenges head on, and doing so through the creation of...
Mar 19, 2021 | Press Release
“The New York City Labor Movement is horrified and outraged by this week’s fatal attack on mostly female workers of Asian Pacific descent in Georgia. No one should have to fear for their lives at their jobs. We send our deepest condolences to the victims’ families and loved ones.
Mar 10, 2021 | Press Release
– “Reading of the Names” by workers, actors, writers, artists from around the world –
Feb 16, 2021 | Press Release
Feb 1, 2021 | Press Release
"All of NYC Labor mourns the loss of former AFL-CIO President John Sweeney. President Sweeney was a son of New York City, born and raised in the Bronx. He rose up through our City’s Labor Movement by fighting every day for working people and communities, eventually leading SEIU nationally before taking on the reins of the AFL-CIO in 1995. President Sweeney was not only a giant of the Labor...
Jan 27, 2021 | Press Release
Testimony of the New York City Central Labor Council, AFL-CIO, before the New York City Council Committee on Civil Service & Labor Wednesday, January 27, 2021
Jan 25, 2021 | Press Release
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Announcement Marks the Beginning of a Member-to-Member Mobilization That Will Engage More Than One Million Voting Households
Jan 8, 2021 | Press Release
Jan 7, 2021 | Press Release
January 7, 2021, New York, NY - This week, working families across our city and nation were witness to one of the darkest days in our history, as a violent mob stormed the U.S. Capitol in an effort to overturn a free and fair election and prevent a peaceful and constitutional transfer of power. Freedom of speech is one of our most fundamental principles, and every American has the right to...
Nov 24, 2020 | Press Release
"The NYC Labor Movement today mourns the passing of former Mayor David Dinkins, who led the city with dignity, grace, and humility through some of our most troubled times. A true public servant, Mayor Dinkins worked tirelessly to make New York City a more fair and equitable society for all people, especially our city's working families."