Central New York Labor Council

Despite its setbacks, or perhaps because of them, organized labor has an energy level that AFL-CIO president Richard Trumka says he hasn’t seen before in his 50 years with the movement.

Congressman Anthony Brindisi along with local labor leaders and union workers to announce their opposition to the Department of Labor’s proposed apprenticeship rule changes.

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Thank you to everyone who supported our School Supply Drive! You're the best! IBEW Local 43, CNY Labor Council, UFCW Local 1, Plumbers & Pipefitters Local 112, CWA 1126, CSEA, and GCC/IBT Local 1L. A special thank you to retired teachers Al Cohen and Fran Roy!

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Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador has met with the head of the largest U.S. labor group, the AFL-CIO.

Lopez Obrador’s office said Wednesday he promised AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka that Mexico will enforce new, stricter labor laws. He also called for ratification of the U.S.-Mexico-Canada free trade agreement.

President Trump took to Twitter on Labor Day to attack AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka, slamming him for his criticism of Trump’s trade deals. The AFL-CIO is the country’s largest coalition of more than 50 major unions and represents some 12.5 million American workers, from pilots to teachers.

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