News Stories

Mar 2, 2018 | News Story
On Thursday, the NYC CLC once again partnered with the United Federation of Teachers to hold the second annual Future in Focus: Exploring College and Careers fair yesterday to highlight the many opportunities that exist for high school students post graduation. You can check out a glimpse of yesterday's event here.
Mar 2, 2018 | News Story
On February 24, working people in New York City and across the country stood together against attacks aimed at limiting our voice at work. We were joined by community groups, faith based organizations, allies and partners of all working people. Our strength is in our numbers, and in our solidarity.
Feb 23, 2018 | News Story
Editorial employees at the digital news site Mic have announced that an overwhelming majority of its staff have joined the NewsGuild of New York, the union that represents nearly 3,000 media professionals in the Greater New York City area.
Feb 23, 2018 | News Story
Members of the Legal Services Staff Association (LSSA) working at Legal Services NYC (LSNYC) voted last week to
Feb 23, 2018 | News Story
This week, NYCCLC President Vincent Alvarez participated in a panel discussion hosted by IBEW Local 3 and Queens County Young Democrats (QCYD). The discussion centered around the importance of unionization and the positive community effects resulting from good jobs. President Alvarez noted the 80 years of wage growth parallel to the growth of productivity as a result of unions lifting wage floors...
Feb 23, 2018 | News Story
America produces more wealth today than at any time in history, yet the economic rules written for the rich and for powerful corporations have resulted in hard times for regular people. More than 60% of Americans lack adequate savings to cover a minor medical emergency or other unplanned expense.
Feb 16, 2018 | News Story
Graduate Workers at Columbia University have begun to organize for a strike authorization vote. Despite winning NLRB certification, Columbia stated it’s intent to wait on a decision from a federal appeals court before taking any action to bargain with workers.
Feb 16, 2018 | News Story
Edison Severino, Business Manager of LIUNA Local 78, has penned an op-ed regarding the importance of asbestos abatement in light of the recent arrest of 17 inspectors accused of falsifying asbestos inspection reports.
Feb 16, 2018 | News Story
Is your local prepared for the upcoming Janus decision? Join the NYC Central Labor Council, the Murphy Institute at CUNY, and the Worker Institute at Cornell ILR for a series of six workshops focused on the fundamental skills and strategy necessary to strengthen our unions in this crucial moment. Workshops will be held twice a month beginning in March. Call the NYC Central Labor Council for more...
Feb 8, 2018 | News Story
Mary McColl, Executive Director of Actors' Equity Association, penned this column which appears in the latest issue of Variety. It’s Time For Women to Lead (Guest Column) Actors' Equity's work on harassment prevention goes hand in hand with our work to improve diversity within the theater industry. By Mary McColl