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  • 2014 NYC Labor Day Parade

    The parade yesterday honoring the workers of NYC was a fantastic success! Thank you to all of our affiliates, friends and volunteers that make the parade such a wonderful event. Stay tuned for pictures, we've got tons!
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  • Confronting NYC's Retirement Crisis

    Currently, 59% of New Yorkers lack access to a retirement plan. Of those who have a policy—either a defined contribution or a defined benefit plan—the majority have less than $30,000 for their retirement. With an average annual benefit of only $15,528, Social Security is quickly becoming an inadequate income replacement at retirement. Without a supplemental income, many individuals risk spending the later years of their lives in poverty, adding expenses to constrained working families, and require support from government at all levels.
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Nov 19, 2014 | News Story

Wouldn’t it be amazing if working families gathered together on Black Friday and sent a message to the country’s largest employer that its workers...
Nov 7, 2014 | News Story

Please join us at a reception at the American Folk Art Museum (Columbus and 66th Street) and see the exhibit marking the centennial of Ralph...
Oct 31, 2014 | News Story

"Work is a sacrament, an outward sign of inward grace," preaches Father O'Brien, the salty and profane priest featured in Sting's new musical, The...
Oct 31, 2014 | News Story

Union members have been busy helping to get out the vote for Congressional District 11 candidate Domenic Recchia.  Recchia, a former City Council...
Oct 24, 2014 | News Story

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Jobs and Economy

Years after the official end of the recent recession, America is still in a jobs crisis. Although job growth is slowly picking up steam--with...

Health Care

Health care is a basic human right.  America’s labor movement has worked for more than a century for guaranteed high-quality health care for...

Retirement Security

Fewer employers today provide defined-benefit pensions for their workers—and among those that do, many are offering “defined-contribution” (like...

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2014 NYC Labor Day Parade Important Documents

Attached below are important documents regarding this year's Labor Day Parade. 

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