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Warehouse Worker Injury Reduction Act Passes NY State Legislature

  • June 7, 2024
For Immediate Release: June 7, 2024 Media Contact: Lisa Thomas, lisa@alignny.org, (347) 415-6431 Warehouse Worker Injury Reduction Act Passes NY State Legislature Labor Coalition calls on Governor Hochul to take swift action signing bill into law ALBANY, NY – Today, the New York State Assembly unanimously passed the Warehouse Worker Injury Reduction Act (S5081C/A8907A), securing a win in both chambers after the Senate passed the legislation yesterday.…

Labor Coalition Celebrates NY State Senate Passage of Warehouse Safety Bill; Urges Assembly, Governor Hochul  to Take Swift Action Amid Worker Safety Crisis

For Immediate Release: June 5, 2024 Labor Coalition Celebrates NY State Senate Passage of Warehouse Safety Bill; Urges Assembly, Governor Hochul  to Take Swift Action Amid Worker Safety Crisis The Warehouse Worker Injury Reduction Act would require  companies like Amazon to design warehouses for safety over profit ALBANY, NY – Today, unions and advocates applauded the New York State Senate for passing the Warehouse Worker Injury Reduction Act (S5081C/A8907A), proactive legislation to ensure warehouse safety in a state where the injury rate is 54% higher than the national average.…

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. 


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