SCHEN-ALC & NYSNA at Schenectady’s “Summer Night”

Friday, July 10th, 2015 | 5:00pm-10:00pm in Downtown Schenectady

The Schenectady Area Labor Council, in partnership with the New York State Nurses Association (NYSNA), will have an informational table at this year’s Schenectady County “Summer Night.” This free annual event features activities for the entire family, including live musical performances, street artists, food, craft vendors, informational tables, and more!

Make sure to wear your union t-shirts or other gear, and stop by the SCHEN-ALC/NYSNA table to say hello!

Want to talk with community members about local labor’s role in the fight for a New York that works for everybody? Contact President Frank Natalie ( to sign up for a volunteer shift at the SCHEN-ALC informational table.nysna schenectady flyer 6-25-15B_Page_1

President Sullivan’s Testimony to the NYS Wage Board

Click here to view CDALF President Mary E. Sullivan’s testimony to the NYS wage board, urging a recommendation of raising the minimum wage to $15/hour for all fast food workers.

Haven’t had a chance to submit your own written testimony yet? The wage board will be accepting written testimony via email until midnight on Friday, June 26th. Send your comments in support of a $15/hour recommendation to Your comments are a significant part of showing the wage board members how important this wage increase is to New York’s communities!


Income Inequality and the #Fightfor15

Wednesday, June 24th | 6:00pm

Please join the Troy Area Labor Council as they continue our “Common Sense Economics” series in Troy, hosting an evening program and discussion on income inequality and the “Fight for $15″ campaign. Click the image below to RSVP.

TALC CSE1 copyThis event is co-sponsored by: Troy Area Labor Council, Citizen Action of New YorkLabor Religion Coalition of New York State, CBTU, CLUW, Capital Roots




Tell DeBlasio New York Needs 421a Reform Now!

The people who build the greatest city in the world deserve to make a good wage. 421a is a subsidy that is meant to encourage developers to make low income housing in New York City. However, this program does NOT require the hardworking men and women of the Building Trades to be paid the Prevailing Wage standard that they deserve.

Join us Tuesday in the Capitol to demand that the rich who get these handouts pay the people doing the work their fair share!

The rally will be at the New York State Capitol on Tuesday, June 2nd from 11 to noon.

Paid Family Leave Now!

Are you ready to stand up for Paid Family Leave? Please see this message below from our allies at the Paid Family Leave Coalition:

Next Wednesday, June 3, will be a big day for the NY Paid Family Leave Insurance Campaign. 

Please join us at 10:30am at the NY Capitol and bring your families and onesies!!!
(Onesie outline to download and complete with your personal message is attached)

NY Paid Family Leave Postcard Delivery Day Activities
10:30 Press Conference (Capitol Bldg., 3rd Floor, Outside Senate Chambers)
11:00 Delivery of Postcards  ( we will deliver postcards to Senators, and lists of the thousands who have signed to Governor Cuomo and Senate Majority Leader Flanagan.)
Let us know you are coming here
We would love to see families with small children, business owners, union members, retirees, health care providers, day care providers, doulahs, service providers and advocacy groups. 
Let’s show the Senate the breadth and power of our movement!!!

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Join Us as we Honor Local Leaders in Labor

Reserve tickets and journal space now for the 10th Annual CDALF Appreciation Gala, to be held on Thursday, June 18th at the Desmond Hotel in Albany. Download and print the invitation below by clicking here.

Completed order forms, payments, and journal advertisements should be submitted to Jessica no later than June 8th at, 302 Centre Drive, Albany NY 12203. Please see the invitation below for further details and instructions.

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Questions? Contact Jessica at 518-452-0404 or