Albany, NY - “Today we welcome our first farmworker siblings into the labor family,” said New York State AFL-CIO President Mario Cilento.”

On Labor Day as we celebrate working people and all they do; we also take note that at no other time in recent memory has it been so vitally important to be able to have a voice in the workplace.

Albany, NY - Throughout her career in public service, Kathy Hochul has demonstrated a clear commitment to improving the lives of union members and all working people across the state. That is exactly the leadership New Yorkers desperately need right now. The Labor Movement looks forward to working with her as she leads us through the many challenges we continue to face as a result of COVID-19.

Albany, NY - We are shocked and deeply saddened to have learned today of the passing of one of the true giants of the labor movement, Richard Trumka.

Throughout his 50 years of service to the Labor Movement, there was no one more tenacious in fighting for what he believed in; improving the lives of working people.