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    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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Dec 12, 2014 | News Story

This morning, the Worker Institute at Cornell hosted a labor breakfast forum entitled "Shaping Labor's Message: A Conversation with the National AFL-...
Dec 12, 2014 | News Story

This week, the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey proposed a wage increase for workers at the region’s three major airports.  Members of U
Dec 12, 2014 | News Story

This week, hundreds of horse carriage supporters gathered at City Hall for an afternoon rally, supporting the workers and protesting Councilman Danny...
Dec 1, 2014 | Press Release

New York, NY - New York City Central Labor Council, AFL-CIO President Vincent Alvarez today released the following statement, reaffirming the Council...
Nov 21, 2014 | News Story

The New York Labor History Association is accepting entries for the Deborah E. Bernhardt Labor Journalism Prize.  The award is named for Deborah...

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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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