Press Releases

Mar 20, 2018 | Press Release
Jan 22, 2018 | Press Release
New York City Central Labor Council President Vincent Alvarez stated, “We applaud NY State Attorney General Schneiderman in leading this multi-state coalition, and for his steadfast support for workers across our state and country. Only by organizing and joining together will we defeat cynical corporate attacks, like Janus v. AFSCME, that seek to undermine workers’ ability to have a voice on the...
Nov 7, 2017 | Press Release
Oct 24, 2017 | Press Release
Oct 16, 2017 | Press Release
On Monday, construction workers and supporters gathered at City Hall for the signing of a new law to require at least 40 hours of safety training for NYC's construction workers. Roughly 39 construction workers have died on the job in the last two years. This new law will go a long way toward helping to protect the men and women who perform some of the most dangerous jobs in NYC.
Sep 1, 2017 | Press Release
On this and every Labor Day, we honor the men and women who keep New York City up and running. We represent workers from all three sectors of the labor movement, all backgrounds, and all walks of life, and we all play an important role in helping to keep NYC a world class, union-made city.
Jun 8, 2017 | Press Release
Feb 15, 2017 | Press Release
"Andrew Puzder's withdrawal from consideration for Secretary of Labor shows the power of working people. Puzder's history and record are not characteristics befitting someone responsible for protecting America's workforce, and I applaud workers for standing up against his nomination. "    
Jan 17, 2017 | Press Release
Vincent Alvarez, President of the New York City Central Labor Council, AFL-CIO, released the following statement regarding Transport Workers Union Local 100's tentative contract agreement:
Jan 12, 2017 | Press Release
New York, NY – The New York City Central Labor Council, AFL-CIO’s Executive Board has voted overwhelmingly to endorse Marvin Holland to represent Harlem’s 9th City Council District.