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New Report: $200 Million Invested in NYC’s Climate Infrastructure This Year Would Create Thousands of Jobs

For Immediate Release: April 22, 2021 Media Contact: Dan Morris. 917.952.8920. New Report: $200 Million Invested in NYC’s Climate Infrastructure This Year Would Create Thousands of Jobs New York— A new report released today on Earth Day shows that $200 million invested in NYC’s climate infrastructure this year would create thousands of jobs.…

Top Advocate for New York’s Essential Workers Urges Cuomo to Sign NY Hero Act Immediately

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  April 20th, 2021 Media Contact: Dan Morris.917.952.8920. Top Advocate for New York’s Essential Workers Urges Cuomo to Sign NY Hero Act Immediately  New York – Maritza Silva-Farrell, top advocate for essential workers, and executive director of ALIGN, released the following statement today calling on Governor Cuomo to sign the NY HERO Act immediately.…

Essential Workers Cheer NYS Assembly for Passing NY HERO Act, Urge Cuomo to Sign Bill Immediately as New COVID Variants Spread 

For Immediate Release: April 19th, 2021 Contact: Patrick Nevada, patrick@alignny.org, 646.866.9065 Essential Workers Cheer NYS Assembly for Passing NY HERO Act, Urge Cuomo to Sign Bill Immediately as New COVID Variants Spread  Albany, NY – Today, essential workers applauded the New York State Assembly for passing crucial, first-of-its-kind legislation that will protect their workplaces and communities against COVID-19 and future airborne infectious diseases.…

Leading Critic of Amazon Urges Labor Board to Investigate Egregious Interference in Union Vote

For Immediate Release: April 9, 2021 Media Contact: Patrick Nevada, patrick@alignny.org, 646.866.9065 Leading Critic of Amazon Urges Labor Board to Investigate Egregious Interference in Union Vote New York – Maritza Silva-Farrell, a leading critic of Amazon in New York and Executive Director of ALIGN, released the following statement today in response to the Bessemer, Alabama election results and Retail, Wholesale and Department Store Union (RWDSU) filing Objections and Unfair Labor Practice Charges implicating Amazon: “Once again, Amazon has demonstrated that their tactics of fear and intimidation are part of the daily fabric of their business model.…