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.…
As soon as Best Super Cleaning workers arrived at a demolition site in New York, one of the first things they started doing was looking for basics: a broom, buckets and plastic bags to move debris, pieces of solid columns that can be used as a battering ram to knock down drywall; and when the height of the location required it, ropes that could serve as harnesses or lifelines.…
Join our email list to receive action alerts and campaign updates!