For Immediate Release: January 30, 2023
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Executive Director Maritza Silva-Farrell to move on after successful 12-year tenure at ALIGN
New York, NY – ALIGN announced today that Maritza Silva-Farrell will move on as its Executive Director in February.…
The first elected female governor made strides for workers and our environment in today’s State of the State address, but to deliver a prosperous New York for working families, we expect urgent action.
ALBANY, NY (December 21, 2022) – Unions and community organizations from the New Yorkers for a Fair Economy coalition cheered action on the Warehouse Worker Protection Act (WWPA), signed into law today by Governor Hochul. The legislation brings transparency to exploitative productivity quotas in the warehouse industry and ensures that workers at companies like Amazon know their rights. The signing is a powerful act of solidarity, as warehouse workers face the demands of a grueling holiday shopping season.
December 7, 2022
In response to the New York City Council’s passage of a resolution in support of the Raise the Wage Act, Tal Friedan, spokesperson for the Raise Up NY coalition, issued the following statement:
“Today’s resolution is a significant sign of momentum for this campaign to deliver the long overdue wage increases New Yorkers need.…
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