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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Cesar Chavez Day
March 31, 2014
Cesar Chavez fought for equal working conditions for farmworkers in California.
Group Highlighted Recent Tragedies in Harlem, Bangladesh and Vietnam as Need
for Continuation of Fight for Workers’ Rights
Join the United Farm Workers, the NYC CLC, and our allies for a movie screening on the life and work of Cesar Chavez.
In Collaboration with:
Theater of the Oppressed Laboratory
Violence Intervention Program
Mayor’s Office to Combat Domestic Violence
Help the NYC CLC celebrate all the contributions that women make to our city's labor movement.
Rosie the Riveter is an iconic image that celebrates the contributions that women make to our workforce, labor movement, and to our nation as a whole.
This coming Saturday, February 1st, the workers and their allies will be rallying at 1199 SEIU on West 43rd Street at 1 pm to celebrate the tenacity and determination of these 300 Brooklyn Cablevision technicians to win a fair collective bargaining agreement.
On Monday, airport employees and contracted passenger service workers gathered in Queens on 94th Street and Ditmars Blvd. Bridge near LaGuardia Airport to commemorate the life and spirit of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. with an afternoon protest against low wages and poor work conditions.
This week, UFCW 1500 members overwhelmingly ratified a new contract for members employed by Stop & Shop. The new contract complies with the Affordable Care Act, and maintains affordable coverage with no paycheck deductions for full-time workers, while also increasing hours, maintaining denta
WORKERS SAY THEY WILL TAKE A STAND FOR MORAL AND ECONOMIC JUSTICE IF BI-STATE AGENCY DOES NOT MAKE JAN. 20, 2014 PAID HOLIDAY