Climate Works for All (CW4A) calls for stronger and more equitable Local Law 97 (LL97) rules and implementation that does not offer compliance loopholes by pushing back effective compliance dates by two years.
ALIGN is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2023 Movement Builders Awards (MBAs), annually recognizing leaders in social, economic, and environmental justice who make New York a national model for progress.
The Warehouse Worker Protection Act (WWPA), passed by the NYS Legislature in June 2022 and signed by Governor Hochul in December, is now in effect in New York State. The legislation brings transparency to exploitative productivity quotas in the warehouse industry and helps workers at companies like Amazon learn their rights.
Elected officials, unions, and advocates from the New Yorkers for a Fair Economy and TEMP Bill coalitions united in Albany today to hold a press conference calling for common-sense workplace safety legislation in dangerous industries like warehousing, agriculture, construction, and commercial trucking.
Unions, advocates, and community organizations from the New Yorkers for a Fair Economy coalition launched a campaign for the Warehouse Worker Injury Reduction Act (WWIRA), legislation that will hold employers accountable for workplace safety and design warehouses to protect workers first.