The Sacramento Central Labor Council, AFL-CIO, runs a robust public advocacy program on behalf of the regions working families with our affiliate union delegates and our rank-and-file union members.
Legislative Actions and Issues
Because of the Sacramento Central Labor Council's unique proximity to the California State Capitol, our affiliate union delegates, and our rank-and-file union members are often involved in legislative action to win pro-worker gains, and to fight anti-worker legislation at the California State Capitol. Strong political and legislative programs make politicians responsive to the needs and demands of working families. In addition to local lobbying.
One way the Sacramento Central Labor Council advocates for Labor's issues is by participating in electoral politics. Union members and their families mobilize to elect public officials, and support initiatives that further our working families' agenda. Through political organizing, campaign strategy and the ability to “Get-Out-The-Vote”, the Council is able to elect, and hold elected officials, accountable to workers needs.
“C.O.P.E” is the Committee On Political Education and it is the political arm of the Council. Through the COPE Committee, delegates and members appointed by their union