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New York, NY – Governor Andrew Cuomo could soon end up becoming a hero or a goat depending on how he reacts to calls from labor rights advocates to issue a new executive order aimed at protecting workers throughout the state.

Supporters of the New York Health and Essential Rights Order — HERO — say immediate action is needed to better protect the 2.2 million essential workers who continue to leave their homes and go to work every day during the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic.

“The momentum is growing,” said ALIGN Deputy Director Daisy Chung. “We will do everything that we can to protect ourselves and worker lives.”


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