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Minimum Wage Coalition Reacts to One-House Budgets

  • March 12, 2024
  Minimum Wage Coalition Reacts to One-House Budgets New York, NY – In reaction to the 2024 Senate and Assembly One-House Budgets, Raise Up NY, a coalition of of 30+ labor unions, 160+ community groups and workers’ rights organizations, and business organizations, release the following statements:  Tal Frieden, Raise Up NY coalition spokesperson and ALIGN Campaign Manager:  “We are disappointed that the Legislature didn’t continue to build on the momentum they built last year.…

ALIGN in Action Newsletter: July 2023

  • July 19, 2023
Newsletter for the Movement for Economic, Climate, and Racial Justice   It’s a #HotLaborSummer. It’s also just really hot out this summer – but not in a good worker power kind of way.…

Warehouse Safety Bill Passes NY State Senate

  • June 7, 2023
Labor Unions, Advocates Applaud NY State Senate for Passing Warehouse Safety Bill; Urge Assembly, Governor Hochul to Take Action Warehouse Worker Injury Reduction Act would require warehouse worksites to be designed for safety over profit ALBANY, NY (June 7, 2023) – Today, unions and advocates applauded the New York State Senate for passing the Warehouse Worker Injury Reduction Act (WWIRA), legislation that will hold employers accountable for workplace safety and design warehouses to protect workers first.…

NY Electeds Call for Action on Price Gouging to Combat Soaring Inflation Rates

  • April 12, 2022
Legislators join New Yorkers for a Fair Economy coalition in calling for 21st Century Antitrust Act as inflation reaches highest rate since 1981 ALBANY, NY (April 12, 2022) – As prices of everyday products continue to rise, New York elected officials today called for legislation to crack down on corporate consolidation and price gouging.…

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