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As US COVID Rates Spike, NYC Workers Call for State Legislation to Protect Workplaces and Prevent Second Wave

For Immediate Release – July 7, 2020 Contacts: Alex Moore, alex@teamstersjc16.com, 347-762-0778 Daisy Chung, daisy@alignny.org, 646-899-0147 As US COVID Rates Spike, NYC Workers Call for State Legislation to Protect Workplaces and Prevent Second Wave JACKSON HEIGHTS, QUEENS – Workers from transportation, healthcare, construction, retail, and many other industries joined together to call on the State Legislature today to protect workers from a second wave of COVID-19, as New York City enters Phase 3 reopening.…

As New York Reopens the Economy, Labor and Community Leaders are Calling for the Protection of Black Lives in the Workplace

For immediate release – June 8, 2020 Contacts: Alex Moore (Teamsters), alex@teamstersjc16.com, 347-762-0778 Daisy Chung (ALIGN), daisy@alignny.org, 646-899-0147 As New York Reopens the Economy, Labor and Community Leaders are Calling for the Protection of Black Lives in the Workplace Call for Governor Cuomo to issue a Health and Essential Rights Order (NY H.E.R.O.) to increase protections for workers NEW YORK, NY, June 8, 2020 – This past week, thousands of New Yorkers protested on the streets against anti-black violence and the murder of George Floyd by Minneapolis Police.…