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Communications Director: Darcy Wells, [email protected] or 518.859.1274

I thank Governor Hochul for taking decisive action, particularly on Labor Day, to ensure the critically important NY HERO Act is applied as intended, to protect workers from COVID-19 and futur

Albany, NY – Earlier today, New York State AFL-CIO President Mario Cilento welcomed Governor Kathy Hochul to a

Albany, NY - Farmworkers are once again being treated as less than other workers when it comes to being paid overtime for the challenging work they do.

Manhattan, NY – Federal, State and City leaders joined labor, environmental, progressive and consumer groups today, Thursday, April 7, 2016, on the steps of City Hall to show their unified opposition to the massive Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) and to urge all members of Congress to defeat the proposed trade agreement if it comes to a vote.

“The Labor Movement has a long and proud history in New York State, and that strength continues today," said New York State AFL-CIO President Mario Cilento. “I'm pleased the latest numbers indicate our Movement is growing.”