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ALIGN in Action: May Newsletter

New York has a worker safety crisis. Workers across the state are getting sick or hurt on the job, from Amazon workers laboring in poorly-designed warehouses to nail salon workers inhaling toxic chemicals to retail workers under constant threat of violence and harassment. 


Highlights from Worker Safety Week

Four worker safety coalitions joined forces in the Capitol this week for a week of action — Worker Safety Week — calling on New York State leaders to protect workers from harm, hold employers accountable for safety on the job, and create the conditions for safe, healthy, and sustainable workplaces. Among the highlights:


NY Unions, Advocates Celebrate Intro of Federal Warehouse Safety Legislation; Call for Action in NY

NY Unions, Advocates Celebrate Intro of Federal Warehouse Safety Legislation; Call for Action in NY New Yorkers for a Fair Economy coalition is pushing to pass the Warehouse Worker Injury Reduction Act  ALBANY, NY – Today, unions and advocates from the New Yorkers for a Fair Economy coalition cheered federal action on warehouse safety, with the introduction of new legislation from Senator Ed Markey to protect warehouse workers and reduce injuries on the job.…

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