News From: Andrew Cuomo

by AFL-CIO | on Jul 18, 2018

NY Guv On Janus: We Will Deduct Union Dues

Today Governor Cuomo announced the state Department of Labor has issued guidelines for public employers in the wake of the recent Janus decision issued by the U.S. Supreme Court.

by Press and Media | on Jun 06, 2018

Gun Control: A Step in the Right Direction

As gun violence in schools continues to kill dozens of students and teachers, New York is taking action. Find out more from Newsday.

by Brian Young | on Apr 19, 2018

Eight Ways New York is Strengthening Unions Before Janus

Thanks to the efforts of public sector unions in New York, like the Suffolk County Association of Municipal Employees, NYSUT, and the NYS AFL-CIO, the New York State Assembly and Senate passed and...

by Kris LaGrange | on Apr 04, 2018

Alacantra Bill trumps Trump's Janus

While New York may not be able to stop the Janus case, they are taking steps to lessen the impact on local unions. As part of the recent New York State budget, the state passed a number of reforms...

by Brian Young | on Apr 02, 2018

Cynthia Nixon Starts Campaign For Governor by Attacking Unions

On March 19th actress Cynthia Nixon announced that she would be running for Governor in the Democratic Primary against Andrew Cuomo. Being a celebrity, she garnered a lot of attention. While she is...

by Kris LaGrange | on Mar 22, 2018

As Voting Begins, JetBlue Makes One Last Effort to Bust Union

Flight attendants at JetBlue are organizing with the Transport Workers Union (TWU) and management it not too happy. Instead of voluntarily recognizing the union, they have instead hired union-busters...

by Kris LaGrange | on Jun 01, 2017

Environmentally Friendly Job Creator

There is a common misconception that nuclear power is bad for the environment. Yes, if you really look you can find emotional hippies that say isotope waste will eventually leak into the ground water...

by Press and Media | on May 18, 2017

New York to grow Apprenticeship Programs

Federal Funds being used to give the next generation the tools they need to succeed.

by Brian Young | on Mar 31, 2017

The Jackson Lewis PAC

When a company is facing a union organizing drive, there is one company that they call to break the union, Jackson Lewis.  For decades, they have been brought in to break union drives for some...

by AFL-CIO | on Feb 17, 2017

Buy American – The Clear Path To Job Creation!

Most of us do our best to Buy American, and according to a recent Siena poll most New Yorker's want our state government to do the same thing. Polling shows that four out of five voters favor...