Civil and Workplace Rights
Working for the freedom from employment discrimination and the right of working families to fair pay, job safety, secure retirements and affordable health care have been goals fundamental to the union movement, which has long partnered with the civil rights and women’s movements and, more recently, with the LGBTQ community.
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Last week, workers at neighborhood news sites DNAinfo and Gothamist marked 100 days since they informed their employer they had joined the Writers Guild of America, East.
The fight continues to free IUPAT brother Hugo Meija and union carpenter Rodrigo Nuñez, as ICE officials refuse to release them while their asylum applications go through the appeals process in the 9th circuit court. Rally at the ICE Field Office at 26 Federal Plaza, Manhattan.
For Unions and Friends of Labor
WE CELEBRATE THE DIGNITY OF THE WORKER
SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 9, 2017 8:30 AM
(Parade Kicks-Off 10:00 AM)
Please register for the event (1 registration per form)
On Wednesday, the New York State AFL-CIO facilitated a training for union members, officers, and staff on Labor’s opposition to a Constitutional Convention.
This week, the NYC CLC partnered with the National AFL-CIO to present a 'Know Your Rights' Workshop to trade unionists.
This afternoon we stood with the Uniformed Firefighters Association of Greater New York to commemorate 100 years of service protecting the men and women of New York City, and to remember the hardworking firefighters who made the ultimate sacrifice in the line of duty.