Lucas Shapiro, Interim Executive Director of ALIGN, a leader in the NY Renews and Raise Up NY coalitions, released the following statement today in response to the one-house budget proposals:
For Immediate Release: January 30, 2023 Media Contact: Lisa Thomas, email@example.com, (347) 415-6431 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.
With NY HERO amendment signed, New York sides with workers over corporate power
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.