New York State AFL-CIO Legislative Memos

ON SENATE HEALTH AGENDA 4/26/2021 

S6346 Rivera/A7119 Gunther 

ON SENATE HEALTH AGENDA 4/26/2021 

S1168A Rivera/A108B Gunther 

NY Senate/Assembly Joint Budget Subcommittee on Environment/Agriculture/Housing

A1261 Bronson/S1947 Ramos

The New York State AFL-CIO, representing 2.5 million union workers and their families, as well as our retirees and their families, supports the above referenced legislation.

The New York State constitution clearly requires prevailing rate be paid to workers on public works projects. This basic principle is intended to ensure that constitutional provisions protecting the labor rights of its citizens are respected and that taxpayer dollars are used to create meaningful jobs that strengthen our communities and economy.

S1904 Gaughran

The New York State AFL-CIO, representing 2.5 million union workers and their families, as well as our retirees and their families opposes the above-referenced legislation.

S1720 Ramos

The New York State AFL-CIO, representing 2.5 million union workers and their families, as well as our retirees and their families, supports the above-referenced legislation.

S1721 Ramos/A1327 Crespo

The New York State AFL-CIO, representing 2.5 million union workers and their families, as well as our retirees and their families, supports the above-referenced legislation.

S1250 Sepulveda/A782 De La Rosa, et al

The New York State AFL-CIO, representing 2.5 million union workers and their families, as well as our retirees and their families, supports the above-referenced legislation.

This legislation creates the New York DREAM Fund Commission and extends opportunities for certain undocumented students to attend college. It also expands State financial aid eligibility and provides greater access to the New York State 529 family tuition savings account program.

A783 Benedetto, et al/S1262 Mayer

The New York State AFL-CIO, representing 2.5 million union workers and their families, as well as our retirees and their families, supports the above referenced legislation.

S660 Metzger/A584 Jaffee, et al

The New York State AFL-CIO, representing 2.5 million union workers and their families, as well as our retirees and their families, supports the above-referenced legislation.

This legislation would prohibit an employer from taking adverse employment action because an employee or a dependent made a reproductive health decision that conflicts with the employer’s personal beliefs.

S1049 Comrie, et al/A778 Vanel, et al

The New York State AFL-CIO, representing 2.5 million union members and their families, as well as our retirees and their families, supports the above referenced legislation.

This bill would amend the New York State Constitution to remove limitations access to absentee ballot voting in primary and general elections. This will increase voter participation and make it easier for individuals to vote.