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Feb 23, 2015 | News Story
On February 24, MFY union members (LSSA - NOLSW/UAW Local 2320) voted to ratify the agreement met with MFY management.            
Feb 23, 2015 | News Story
On January 30th, MFY union members (LSSA - NOLSW/UAW Local 2320) voted to reject the unreasonable contract offered by MFY management, and are now on strike. The union will be picketing MFY, 299 Broadway in lower Manhattan, Monday, February 23rd from 8:00am - 10:00am and 3:00pm - 5:30pm.    
Jan 28, 2015 | News Story
If you're planning a party for Super Bowl XLIX this coming Sunday, make sure you're stocked-up with these union-made goods! (Care of the AFL-CIO and Labor 411)
Jan 9, 2015 | News Story
2015 has already shown positive gains for workers at Zara retail locations, with workers receiving raises of $2.50 an hour.  An aggressive campaign by the Retail Action Project (RAP) and the Retail, Wholesale, and Department Store Union (RWDSU) resulted in Zara also increasing the number of full-time positions at their stores.
Jan 9, 2015 | News Story
This week, City Hall reached a tentative $248 million contract deal with IUOE Locals 891 and 94, which represent public school custodians, firemen, and  stationary engineers. If approved, Local 891's agreement would cover the period between January of 2008 and December of 2015.  Local 94's contract would cover the period between October of 2007 and October of 2016.
Jan 5, 2015 | News Story
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Dec 19, 2014 | News Story
The New York City Central Labor Council, AFL-CIO wishes you a Happy Chanukkah, a very Merry Christmas, and a healthy and happy New Year. 2014 has been filled with a number of great victories, including the beginning of contract settlements for city workers, the expansion of Paid Sick Leave, and new strides to organize workers to help combat the income disparities that have affected working people...
Dec 19, 2014 | News Story
This week, the Student Employees at the New School (SENS) and the Graduate Workers of Columbia (GWC) delivered petitions for representation by United Auto Workers Local 2110 to the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB).  The two groups, representing over 3,000 Graduate School Student Workers, announced that a majority of
Dec 19, 2014 | News Story
This past Tuesday ALIGN, along with the Blue Green Alliance, the New York City Environmental Justice Alliance, the National AFL-CIO and the New York City Central Labor Council, held a forum to address important climate issues while also creating good jobs for New Yorkers.  The forum marked the release of the Climate Works for All report which sets forth a
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-CIO Director of Communications, Eric W. Hauser".  The breakfast, which was co-sponsored by the Central Labor Council and the Metro NY Labor Communications Council, provided an opportunity for attendees to hear updates about National AFL-CIO messaging...