The American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO) is a federation of 58 national and international labor unions. The AFL-CIO's mission is to bring social and economic justice to our nation by enabling working people to have a voice on the job, in government, in a changing global economy and in their communities.
New York City Central Labor Council
The New York City Central Labor Council is a chartered body of the AFL-CIO, bringing together nearly 400 local unions from every trade, occupation, public and private sector of the New York economy.
United Federation of Teachers
With more than 140,000 members, the UFT is the sole bargaining agent for city educators who work in the New York City public schools.
Jobs to build on
Knowledge to build on: Financial literacy is a crucial component of any adults knowledge base. Everyone that earns money should have a strong working knowledge of how and when to use checking, savings and investment accounts and credit cards and how to create and live within a realistic budget.