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Hudson Valley Area Labor Federation in Solidarity with the New Paltz International Women’s Day March

While a demonstrator stood behind her holding a sign depicting an indigenous version of Rosie the Riveter and the caption “A woman’s place is in her union,” Janette Clark of the Hudson Valley Area Labor Federation traced International Women’s Day’s roots in the garment workers’ strikes of the early 20th century. 

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Pictures of local union members with elected officials and candidates for office at various political events in our region.

We're happy to say our HVALF Family Fun Day was a great success, with well over 120 of our friends, family, and labor supporters joining us for food, games, and raffles.

Hudson Valley Area Labor Federation President Sparrow Tobin and Hudson Valley Area Labor Federation Director Sandra Oxford were featured in a RiverReporter.com article about "the movement for union

The Hudson Valley Area Labor Federation is endorsing the following candidates in the 3rd Judicial District for the New York State Supreme Court:

Kevin Bryant (D)

David Gandon (D)

The Hudson Valley Area Labor Federation is also endorsing the following candidates in the 9th Judicial District for the New York State Supreme Court:

James Hyer (D)

Robert Berliner (D)

Albany, NY - "We are shocked and deeply saddened to have learned today of the passing of one of the true giants of the labor movement, Richard Trumka.

Throughout his 50 years of service to the Labor Movement, there was no one more tenacious in fighting for what he believed in; improving the lives of working people.

 Announcing the HVALF 2021 Summer School for Troublemakers

As summer beckons, troublemakers are plotting. Learn new skills and build power between Labor and Community leaders from across the HVALF Region to rekindle the flame of rank-and-file engagement.

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

Dutchess County CLC 2021 Endorsements

The Dutchess County Central Labor Council has endorsed the following candidates for the 2021 election cycle:

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."