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Amid Alarming COVID Vaccine Delays, New York Labor Unions Call on State Legislature to Enact Immediate Workplace Protections Against the Virus

  • January 26, 2021
  For Immediate Release – January 26, 2021 Contact: Patrick Nevada, patrick@alignny.org, 646-866-9065 Amid Alarming COVID Vaccine Delays, New York Labor Unions Call on State Legislature to Enact Immediate Workplace Protections Against the Virus Unions send letter to Majority Leader Stewart-Cousins and Speaker Heastie, calling for passage of the New York HERO Act to Prevent Spread of Covid-19  New York – New York’s essential workers can’t wait months for a vaccine against COVID-19.…

New York Unions and Labor Advocates Cheer Approval of Bill to Help Prevent Spread of COVID-19

For Immediate Release – January 19, 2020 Contact: Patrick Nevada, patrick@alignny.org, 646-866-9065 New York Unions and Labor Advocates Cheer Approval of Bill to Help Prevent Spread of COVID-19  NEW YORK – New York unions and labor advocates today praised the New York State Senate’s Labor Committee for approving a bill to help prevent the spread of COVID-19.…

Essential Workers Can’t Wait for a Vaccine: Governor Cuomo Must Enact Stronger, Enforceable Protections Against COVID Now

For Immediate Release: January 11, 2021 Media Contact: Patrick Nevada , patrick@alignny.org, 646.866.9065 Essential Workers Can’t Wait for a Vaccine: Governor Cuomo Must Enact Stronger, Enforceable Protections Against COVID Now New York – Today, in response to Governor Cuomo’s State of the State address, ALIGN, a statewide advocacy group coordinating the NY Essential Workers Coalition, released the following statement: “It’s good to see Governor Cuomo must prioritize zing recovery from COVID-19 in his statewide agenda for this year and continue to increaseing the pace and availability of vaccines against the lethal virus.…