New York State AFL-CIO

The 2.5 million member New York State AFL-CIO announced the endorsements of candidates running for office in the November 3, 2020 elections. 

By Mario Cilento as seen today in the Buffalo News

New York State AFL-CIO

Helping Working Families Achieve a Better Life

The New York state AFL-CIO is a federation of 3,000 affiliated public sector, private sector, and building trades unions throughout the state, representing 2.5 million members, retirees and their families.  Our members live and work in every community in our state, and reflect the diversity that makes New York great.

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The Board has a very simple decision to make; it can ensure these workers receive the comp benefits to which they are entitled by acknowledging that for all of these workers, COVID-19 is an occupational disease, or it can further burden them by allowing insurance carriers to shirk their responsibilities, denying them health care, wage replacement, and death benefits.