The NY HERO Act is built by the voices of workers and their communities. 

The Essential Workers Coalition, made of unions, worker centers, immigrant rights organizations, legal service providers, health and safety organizations, and community-based organizations. Together, we saw that working people were denied the basic right to a safe and healthy workplace, and together we moved to build a statewide movement to protect our NY heroes. After a year-long fight, this coalition celebrates a monumental victory with the signing of NY HERO Act into law, enshrining a worker-led vision of health and safety for our communities.

︎ Watch video testimonies.