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Labor Unions Press For Gay Marriage In NY

Several labor unions have declared their support for same-sex marriage.

The Associated Press reports:

New York state’s biggest labor unions are pressing for passage of marriage equality legislation this session in Albany.

The Public Employees Federation, CSEA, New York United Teachers and four other unions are joining with Empire State Pride Agenda Executive Director Ross Levi this afternoon at the Capitol to call on the Legislature to pass a same-sex marriage bill.

Many unions in the state have already declared support for same-sex marriage legislation, including the AFL-CIO, United Federation of Teachers, Communication Workers of America and the Teamsters.

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