Big labor urges NY to pass marriage equality
September 9, 2008
The New York State AFL-CIO is urging the Legislature is pass a bill that would allow same-sex couples in the state to marry. “Beyond doing the right thing, there is a very basic need for us as union leaders to actually lead on these issues,” said AFL-CIO President Denis Hughes. The AFL-CIO vote brings to more than 2.3 million unionized workers in the state calling for the enactment of LGBT legislation. [Link]