News Stories

Dec 2, 2016 | News Story
On Tuesday, Novermber 29, we stood with fast food workers, Uber drivers, higher education employees, and airport workers to fight to increase wages for working people. We met at Zuccotti Park, and held a pre-dawn march to a Broadway McDonald’s, where attendees heard from workers, labor leaders, and elected officials about the importance of better wages and respect on the job 32BJ President Hector...
Nov 18, 2016 | News Story
from AFL-CIO: Before you put together your Thanksgiving dinner shopping list, check our list of union-made in America food and other items that are essential to a traditional family Thanksgiving feast. Speaking of thanks, a big thank you to the Union Label and Service Trades Department (ULSTD), Union Plus and the Los Angeles County Federation of Labor's resource site, Labor 411, for compiling...
Nov 7, 2016 | News Story
NYS AFL-CIO Endorsements    
Nov 7, 2016 | News Story
Sep 29, 2016 | News Story
From our friends at Labor 411: Fall is here and Halloween is fast approaching.  Please refer to this list of union-made treats and support good jobs as you stock up!
Sep 27, 2016 | News Story
Today is National Voter Registration Day! Verify your registration status and make sure all of your eligible family members and friends are registered to vote. Confirm your polling place, ask for help if necessary, and make your plan to vote! Know your voting rights! See below for important information on registration deadlines: November 8, 2016 General Election Deadlines
Sep 16, 2016 | News Story
From NYS Board of Elections: November 8, 2016 General Election Deadlines MAIL REGISTRATION (N.Y. Election Law Section 5-210(3))
Applications must be postmarked no later than October 14th and received by a board of elections no later than October 19th to be eligible to vote in the General Election.
Aug 1, 2016 | News Story
2016 NYC Labor Day Parade Chair, DC 37 Executive Director, Henry A. Garrido is the first Latino to head District Council 37, the largest municipal employees union in New York City. A native of the Dominican Republic, Mr. Garrido assumed the position on Dec. 31, 2014.
Jul 29, 2016 | News Story
This week, members of several Building Trades unions rallied outside of 1 Wall Street to call out developer Gilbane for union-busting tactics and unsafe working conditions.  Chants of "how many more must die" punctuated calls for safety on the job. The Building Trades have escalated their campaign against Gilbane's practice of using non-union subcontractors for large-scale construction jobs. ...
Jul 11, 2016 | News Story
Grand Marshal Callahan is the General President of the International Union of Operating Engineers (IUOE), a diversified trade union that represents about 400,000 operating engineers working as heavy equipment operators, mechanics and surveyors in the construction industry, and stationary engineers, who work in operations and maintenance in building and industrial complexes. IUOE also represents...