[Release] Moral Revival National Day of Action

[Release] Moral Revival National Day of Action

  CONTACT: Rev. Emily McNeill, 585-313-8574, emcneill@labor-religion.org March and Rally – 11:00, NYS Capitol, West Capitol Park Clergy Lead ‘Moral March’ in Albany and Other Capitals Across US Activists and faith leaders deliver...
Moral Revival National Day of Action on September 12

Moral Revival National Day of Action on September 12

On September 12, people of faith and moral courage will gather at state capitols in 25 states to deliver the “Higher Ground Moral Declaration,” which calls on governors, senators, state legislators, and candidates for office to move away from...
Moral Monday to Support Locked Out Honeywell Workers

Moral Monday to Support Locked Out Honeywell Workers

Press coverage of the rally: WAMC Time Warner News On August 15th, clergy, people of faith, and union allies joined with locked out workers from United Auto Workers Local 1508 to support them in their calls for fair contract negotiations. These...
Get Ready for Labor Day

Get Ready for Labor Day

Labor Day is a fantastic opportunity for congregations to learn about and take action toward justice for all workers. Labor-Religion Coalition invites your community to celebrate Labor Day by taking part in Labor in the Pulpits/On the Bimah/In...
Faith for a Fair NY 2016 Conference, Sept. 25-27

Faith for a Fair NY 2016 Conference, Sept. 25-27

New Yorkers of all faiths are compelled by our traditions to seek justice. How do we do so faithfully and effectively in a time of increasing inequality, poverty and ideological division? September 25-27, join people of faith from across New York...
Demand Democracy in New York

Demand Democracy in New York

This spring we’ve been reminded yet again how badly New York’s political system needs reform. April’s primary highlighted New York’s low voter turnout and antiquated registration process. Then May brought the sentencing of...
Major Steps Forward for Farmworkers

Major Steps Forward for Farmworkers

Great news! On Tuesday May 10th, a coalition of farmworkers and advocates – including the Workers’ Center of Central New York and the Worker Justice Center of New York – filed a lawsuit challenging the unconstitutional denial to...
40K Striking Workers Need Our Support!

40K Striking Workers Need Our Support!

For two weeks now, 40,000 Verizon and Verizon Wireless workers have been on strike demanding a fair contract. Will you stand with them? Click here to sign the petition to support striking workers. Going on strike is not an easy decision. It means...
Minimum Wage Deal Falls Short

Minimum Wage Deal Falls Short

For Immediate Release: March 31, 2016 Minimum Wage Deal Falls Short Albany, NY – In response to the reported deal to raise New York’s minimum wage, the Rev. Emily McNeill, Lead Organizer of the Labor-Religion Coalition of New York...

Statement on Proposed Minimum Wage Deal

Responding to news reports that a minimum wage deal may include a slower phase-in ​than Governor Cuomo proposed ​and at a lower rate than $15 upstate, Rev. Emily McNeill of the New York State Labor-Religion Coalition said: “Whether in Brooklyn or...