The New York State AFL-CIO, in 1958, is the federation of labor unions in New York State affiliated with the AFL-CIO (American Federation of Labor-Congress of Industrial Organizations). The website contains information on their legislative action campaigns, press releases, regional and state news, endorsements, council members and other councils, and event listings. Crawling of the website began in 2007.
Also includes Union Strong, the podcast of the New York State AFL-CIO. It is published biweekly and focuses on issues facing union members and how being in a union benefits workers.
The YouTube channel for the New York State AFL-CIO, dates back to 2007. Includes videos from their podcast Union Strong, convention speeches, and political action and endorsement videos.
Crawl was limited to domains and subdomains of nysaflcio.org and podbean.com in order to remain within the collection scope and data constraints. Facebook was blocked.
Robots.txt (a piece of code designed to limit crawler activity within a website) was ignored with the permission of the content owner.
Flipbook documents were captured, but unable to be played back in browser.