On behalf of the 2.5 million members of the New York State AFL-CIO I want to wish everyone in the New York State legislature and all labor representatives who work in Albany a healthy and Happy New Year. Given the circumstances of the ongoing heath crisis caused by the pandemic and the disastrous effect that it has had on our economy, our jobs and the state budget, it would be an understatement to say we have challenging times ahead.

Albany, NY - "We congratulate New York’s Senior Senator Chuck Schumer on his imminent elevation to Majority Leader.  We also thank Georgia’s Labor Movement and union members from New York and all across the country who helped deliver Tuesday’s victory for working people," said Mario Cilento, president of the New York State AFL-CIO.

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Albany - “We fully support the dedicated professional nurses represented by NYSNA who have the experience and expertise vital to the health and well-being of their patients, particularly now during the pandemic,” said Mario Cilento, president of the New York State AFL-CIO. 

"They have been standing up for the patients who depend on them and putting their own health at risk but unfortunately have been given no other choice than to strike.