Dec 21, 2014 | Press Release
“Our deepest condolences go out to the families of NYPD Officers Rafael Ramos and Wenjian Liu and the entire NYPD community as we mourn this tragic and senseless loss of life. This tragedy highlights the risks that all of NY’s Finest take every day when they go to work to protect the people of New York City. At this difficult time, the men and women of the NYPD need and deserve our full support...
Dec 1, 2014 | Press Release
New York, NY - New York City Central Labor Council, AFL-CIO President Vincent Alvarez today released the following statement, reaffirming the Council's support of the horse carriage industry: "The New York City Central Labor Council will continue to stand with the hardworking men and women of the NYC horse carriage industry as they fight to protect and sustain the livelihoods of 300 working...
Nov 21, 2014 | Press Release
New York City Central Labor Council, AFL-CIO President Vincent Alvarez has released the following statement regarding President Obama's announcement on immigration action: "President Obama's announcement outlined a first step in the right direction for our country, and for working families.
Sep 11, 2014 | Press Release
On the 13th anniversary of the attacks of September 11th 2001, we pause to remember all of those who lost their lives. The NYC CLC recognizes the incredible sacrifices made by firefighters, police officers and emergency medical technicians. The rescue efforts by not only those first responders, but of the building & construction trades workers, transit workers and others who came together...
Jun 27, 2014 | Press Release
New York, NY - New York City Central Labor Council, AFL-CIO President Vincent Alvarez today stood with United States Senator Chuck Schumer, 32BJ SEIU Secretary-Treasurer Kyle Bragg, Cardinal Timothy Dolan, immigrant rights organizations, and representatives of the business community to call for the House of Representatives to take action on Comprehensive Immigration Reform (CIR).
Jun 17, 2014 | Press Release
Comptroller Scott Stringer Announces Creation of Advisory Council to Examine Retirement Security Options Visit to view the #RetireNYC video.
Mar 25, 2014 | Press Release
Group Highlighted Recent Tragedies in Harlem, Bangladesh and Vietnam as Need for Continuation of Fight for Workers’ Rights New York, NY – A group of labor leaders, students, workers, elected officials, and activists gathered today with family members of the 146 workers lost in the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire,to celebrate the lives of those who perished 103 years ago in the tragic workplace...
Mar 11, 2014 | Press Release
Decision Shows Speaker Silver’s Commitment to NYC’s Working Families New York, NY – New York City Central Labor Council, AFL-CIO President Vincent Alvarez today released the following statement commending the State Assembly Majority for its commitment to include budget language supporting Mayor de Bill de Blasio’s plan to fully fund universal pre-K and after school programs for New York City’s...
Mar 3, 2014 | Press Release
Help the NYC CLC celebrate all the contributions that women make to our city's labor movement. Rosie the Riveter is an iconic image that celebrates the contributions that women make to our workforce, labor movement, and to our nation as a whole.