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ALBANY — Prominent Democrats and union leaders are making a renewed push for legislation that would mandate COVID-19 workplace safety standards and better protect essential workers from future outbreaks.

The New York Health and Essential Rights Act, or NY HERO Act, sponsored by state Sen. Michael Gianaris (D-Queens) and Assemblywoman Karines Reyes (D-Bronx), would levy fines against businesses that fail to adopt and enact health and safety standards to protect workers and stem the spread of the coronavirus.


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