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Polling Shows Strong Support For Unions Across Party Lines

A new poll conducted by GBAO on behalf of the AFL-CIO found that 71% of Americans support unions. Other findings of the poll demonstrate that the state of labor unions in America is strong.

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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How To Form A Union

Forming a union with your coworkers gives you the right to negotiate with your employer for the wages, benefits and working conditions that you deserve.

How To Form A Union

Check Out the Union Strong Podcast

Get the latest on NY's union movement. Listen wherever you get your podcasts or watch on the New York State AFL-CIO YouTube channel.

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Upcoming Events

6:00PM - 9:00PM

Sheraton New York Times Square Hotel
811 7th Avenue
New York, NY 10019

NYS AFL-CIO 2023 Annual Labor Celebration

Throughout the year, we raise our voices together - public sector, private sector, and building trades - which is why the Union Movement rema

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New York State AFL-CIO Constitutional Convention

The NYS AFL-CIO's 2024 Constitutional Convention will take place August 27-28 in New York City. Stay tuned for more information.