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Jun 16, 2017 | News Story
Following months of negotiation, Actors’ Equity Association has reached a favorable deal for its members who work on not-for-profit productions with the League of Resident Theaters.
Jun 16, 2017 | News Story
Every morning, parents in New York watch their children get on the school bus, entrusting their safety to bus drivers, attendants, and mechanics. These workers have the responsibility of maintaining a secure and safe environment.
Jun 16, 2017 | News Story
This week, the NYC CLC announced Workers United, SEIU Secretary-Treasurer Edgar Romney as our 2017 Labor Day Parade Grand Marshal, and IATSE Local One President/IATSE VP James J. Claffey, Jr. as our Parade Chair. Both men sit on the NYC CLC's Executive Board, and we are proud to have them and their unions heading up this year's parade.  
Jun 9, 2017 | News Story
This week, Mayor Bill de Blasio lent his voice to the cause of 1,800 workers who have been out on strike since March 28. These members of IBEW Local 3 work as service technicians, engineers, and warehouse workers for Charter/Spectrum. The workers have been operating without a contract since 2013. On “Inside City Hall,” which notably runs on Charter/Spectrum-owned NY1, Mayor de Blasio said, “This...
Jun 9, 2017 | News Story
On Thursday morning, Broadway casting directors and supporters rallied outside of a Tony Awards rehearsal at Radio City Music Hall to call for the Broadway League to recognize Teamsters Local 817 as the workers’ union.
May 19, 2017 | News Story
On Tuesday, May 16, the New York City District Council of Carpenters teamed up with the Northeast Regional Council of Carpenters for their annual NY State lobby day. Members and executives from each council spoke to their local legislators about the issues important to their membership that will have lasting impacts on the middle class.
May 19, 2017 | News Story
District Council 37 AFSCME joined with advocacy group “Invest in Libraries,” and supportive elected officials on City Hall’s steps on Friday to call for City Hall funding for seven-day service and capital projects. The group is asking for a $24 million increase for daily operating expenses to ensure that every City Council district has a library open seven days a week, and an additional $150...
May 19, 2017 | News Story
On Thursday, members of Local 3 IBEW took to the streets to protest Spectrum/Charter Communications’ attempts to stop payments to workers’ pension and benefits funds.   The rally was held outside of the company’s E. 23rd St. headquarters, and workers lifted their voices in the name of ensuring that strikers are able to receive the benefits they have earned.