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We Won’t Be Bullied by Andrew Cuomo: Ron Kim, Legislators, and Climate Groups Rally Against Governor’s Plan to Kill Green Jobs in NYC

For Immediate Release: February 25, 2021 Media Contact: Dan Morris. 917.952.8920. We Won’t Be Bullied by Andrew Cuomo: Ron Kim, Legislators, and Climate Groups Rally Against Governor’s Plan to Kill Green Jobs in NYC New York – Today, city and state legislators, including New York Assembly Member Ron Kim, joined climate advocacy groups at a Zoom press conference to stand up to Governor Andrew Cuomo and his disastrous budget proposal that would kill thousands of green jobs in New York City, endangering economic recovery after COVID.…

Top Labor Advocate Denounces Amazon’s Lawsuit against NY Attorney General Letitia James, Calls for Covid Safety Bill 

  • February 12, 2021
For Immediate Release – February 12, 2021 Contact: Patrick Nevada, patrick@alignny.org, 846-866-9065 Top Labor Advocate Denounces Amazon’s Lawsuit against NY Attorney General Letitia James, Calls for Covid Safety Bill  Top labor advocate and leading Amazon critic calls for the passage of the NY HERO Act, legislation that will protect frontline essential workers like those who work in Amazon warehouses.

Community & Labor Organizations Respond to Amazon Lawsuit Against NY Attorney General 

  • February 12, 2021
Press Contact:  Yatziri Tovar, yatziri.tovar@maketheroadny.org, 917-771-2818 Patrick Nevada, patrick@alignny.org, 646-866-9065 Chelsea Connor, cconnor@rwdsu.org Community & Labor Organizations Respond to Amazon Lawsuit Against NY Attorney General  New York (February 12, 2021) — In response to Amazon’s lawsuit against the New York State Attorney General, Make the Road New York, New York Communities for Change, ALIGN NY, and the Retail, Wholesale and Department Store Union, Teamsters Joint Council 16 issued the following statement:  “This is a blatant attempt by Amazon—whose reputation has been deeply tarnished by frontline workers and high-level executive whistleblowers speaking out against its abusive workplace practices—to prevent being held accountable.…

Climate Groups Tell State Legislators: Cuomo’s Budget Will Kill Thousands of Green Jobs, Gut NYC’s Law to Reduce Emissions

For Immediate Release: February 11, 2021 Media Contact: Dan Morris. 917.952.8920. Climate Groups Tell State Legislators: Cuomo’s Budget Will Kill Thousands of Green Jobs, Gut NYC’s Law to Reduce Emissions New York – Today, organizations involved in the Climate Works for All coalition urged New York state legislators to oppose a proposal in Governor Cuomo’s  budget that will destroy thousands of green jobs and gut Local Law 97, a crucial New York City law designed to reduce emissions at buildings, the largest source of climate pollution.…

Top Climate and Labor Advocates Oppose Governor Cuomo’s Budget Proposal that Undermines NYC’s Landmark Building Emissions Law 

For Immediate Release – January 29th, 2021 Contact: Patrick Nevada, patrick@alignny.org, 646.866.9065 Top Climate and Labor Advocates Oppose Governor Cuomo’s Budget Proposal that Undermines NYC’s Landmark Building Emissions Law  NEW YORK – A coalition of labor, climate, community, and faith organizations sent a letter to Governor Cuomo, opposing a budget proposal that includes provisions that would allow building owners to evade doing necessary retrofits needed to comply with New York City’s Local Law 97, weakening the ability for the city to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and create green jobs. …