Hudson Valley Area Labor Federation

 

 Announcing the HVALF 2021 Summer School for Troublemakers

As summer beckons, troublemakers are plotting.

The Hudson Valley Area Labor Federation's Central Labor Councils have endorsed the following candidates for the 2021 election cycle:

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One hundred and ten years ago, workers did not have rights. Never forget! Do not go back!!!

In Honor of Worker's Memorial Day and the Commemoration of the 110th Anniversary of the Triangle Shirtwaist Fire, the Events Committee of Hudson Valley Area Labor Federation is pleased to announce the following Zoom Webinar:

The NYC Triangle Shirtwaist Fire of 1911: Lessons From the Past and Blueprint for the Future

When:       Saturday, May 1, 2021

Time:        10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

Speaker:    Paul Ellis-Graham, HVALF President Emeritus and retired NYSUT Board Member

Discussion will include:

  • A detailed analysis of the horrific Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire of March 25, 1911
  • Transformation of both NYS and Federal Labor Laws related to Worker Safety and Employer OHSA responsibilities
  • Strengthening of Worker Rights to Organize and Worker Safety Laws that are part of the pending 2021 PRO (Protecting Right to Organize) Act

Please join us as we learn from the past and celebrate the strength of workers struggling for enhanced worker rights and protections.

To register for the virtual event, please sign up here: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_li2zxLaNSZ6KV5ZUk8kG0A?link_id=0&can_id=cb423874ff19a4a41c642e85574772a7&source=email-one-hundred-and-ten-years-ago-workers-did-not-have-rights-never-forget-do-not-go-back&email_referrer=email_1136778&email_subject=please-join-us-as-we-learn-from-the-past-and-celebrate-the-strength-of-workers-struggling-for-enhanced-worker-rights-and-protections

 

COVID Relief Fundraiser - Essential Worker Print

In support of our Essential Frontline Workers and to help the HVALF raise
money for on-going 2021 COVID Relief Efforts.

STATEN ISLAND ARTIST JAMES COX HAS PAID HOMAGE TO THE FRONT-LINE SOLDIERS OF THE
CORONAVIRUS PANDEMIC WITH A BEAUTIFUL PAINTING OF HEALTHCARE WORKERS AND FIRST
RESPONDERS LITERALLY HOLDING UP THE VERRAZANO-NARROWS BRIDGE.

COX’S PAINTING TRULY CAPTURES THE THEME OF THE 2021 HVALF’S LABOR HEROES AWARD
EVENT HELD ON FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 26TH AND PAYS TRIBUTE TO THE IMPORTANCE THAT ALL OUR
ESSENTIAL FRONTLINE WORKERS PLAYED DURING THIS CRISIS.

THE HVALF WILL BE TAKING ORDERS FOR THIS AMAZING PRINT UNTIL APRIL 1, 2021. THE COST
OF THE PRINT IS $25.00 / PRINT OR $40.00 FOR 2 PRINTS. WE HOPE THAT WE CAN COUNT ON YOU TO SUPPORT THE HVALF'S COVID RELIEF FUNDRAISING EFFORTS BY PURCHASING OUR ESSENTIAL FRONTLINE WORKER PRINT. 

TO ORDER A PRINT, PLEASE COMPLETE AND SUBMIT THE FORM: HTTP://BIT.LY/HVALFPRINTFORM

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Thank you for your interest in Hudson Valley Area Labor Federation's endorsement and for your interest in the labor movement. Below, you will find a link to our 2021 Judicial Questionnaire. Please follow the instructions below to complete and return the questionnaire.

Thank you for your interest in Hudson Valley Area Labor Federation's endorsement and for your interest in the labor movement. Below, you will find a link to our 2021 questionnaire. Please follow the instructions below to complete and return the questionnaire.

Step 1. Click on the link to the 2021 HVALF Questionnare: http://bit.ly/HVALF2021Questionnaire

Statement from Mario Cilento, President of the New York State AFL-CIO:

"Thank you to everyone who submitted their ballot for the state AFL-CIO’s endorsements in the November elections.  All endorsement recommendations were approved.

We look forward to working with all of you as well as Area Labor Federations, Central Labor Councils and local unions throughout the state to educate our members and ensure they vote for Labor’s candidates."