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Warehouse Worker Protection Act takes effect in New York

The Warehouse Worker Protection Act (WWPA), passed by the NYS Legislature in June 2022 and signed by Governor Hochul in December, is now in effect in New York State. The legislation brings transparency to exploitative productivity quotas in the warehouse industry and helps workers at companies like Amazon learn their rights.

Warehouse Safety Bill Passes NY State Senate

  • June 7, 2023
Labor Unions, Advocates Applaud NY State Senate for Passing Warehouse Safety Bill; Urge Assembly, Governor Hochul to Take Action Warehouse Worker Injury Reduction Act would require warehouse worksites to be designed for safety over profit ALBANY, NY (June 7, 2023) – Today, unions and advocates applauded the New York State Senate for passing the Warehouse Worker Injury Reduction Act (WWIRA), legislation that will hold employers accountable for workplace safety and design warehouses to protect workers first.…

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