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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New York, NY – New York City Central Labor Council, AFL-CIO President Vincent Alvarez today released the following statement regarding the victories of Mayor-Elect Bill de Blasio, and a new, more progressive City Council:
By Vincent Alvarez
Join Transport Workers Local 100 to Stand Up for a Fair Contract!
Join AFGE, NYS AFL-CIO, NYC CLC, Rainbow PUSH Coalition & Federal Employees to rally against the government shutdown.
Call on Congress to pass a clean funding bill and allow federal employees back on the job.
On October 5th, in more than 100 cities across the country, folks who are tired of Congress’s obstructions and delays are coming together to demand action on immigration reform.
Join the NY Metro APWU Postal Union for an emergency meeting, rally, and march to save the post office. Speakers will include Congressman Jose E. Serrano, and Jonathan Smith, President of the NY Metro Area Postal Union.
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