Vote NO on the NYS Constitutional Convention

Updated: September 5, 2017
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Vote NO to the NYS Constitutional "Con-Con" Convention

Pledge to Vote No

"The New York State constitution convention is sometimes affectionately referred to as a "Con-Con." But public-sector union know that it's actually just a plain old con job. This year when New Yorkers go to the polls in November they will decide whether the state should hold a constitutional convention. If a "yes vote wins, elected delegates would be entitled to tweak provision in the states' governing document or remake the states constitution entirely if they so desire." Read more.

Every 20 years a referendum is held on the constitutional convention, commonly known as "Con Con." The convention could allow special interests to reverse union/workers' right victories and alter public education as we know it.

What's at Stake?

  • Right to Free Public Education
  • Prohibiting reduction in public pension benefits
  • Rights to workers' compensation
  • Collective Bargaining
  • State mandate to provide for social welfare needs
  • On Tuesday, November 7th join fellow union members by voting NO to a New York State Constitutional Convention!