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NY Daily News - NY HERO Act becomes law, mandates COVID-related workplace protections

AM NY -‘This is an incredible victory’: Governor Cuomo passes amended NY Hero Act

WNYC - Covid Safety Protections Get Signed into Law

Gothamist - Supporters Herald Signing of NY HERO Act Worker Protections

Times Union - Cuomo signs HERO Act requiring workplace disease precautions

New York NOW - NY HERO Act Signed Into Law, Will Mandate New Workplace Protections After COVID-19

WAMC - Supporters Herald Signing Of NY HERO Act Worker Protections

The Chief LeaderCuomo Enacts Law Setting Standards For Private Firms on COVID Controls

Spectrum -  Cuomo signs bill requiring COVID safety guidelines for workplaces

News10 ABC - Lawmakers announce signing of New York HERO Act

 News 10 ABC - Progressive lawmakers, advocates celebrate signing of NY HERO Act

Univision - De qué trata la ley Hero Act y qué efectos trae para empleadores y trabajadores en el estado de Nueva York

Democrat and Chronicle - The Hero Act is law in NY to bolster workplace safety. What it does

Newsday - Law aims to fight workplace illness, empower workers

Staten Island Advance - Cuomo signs law mandating employers to provide workplace protections against airborne disease

Times Union -  EDITORIAL: NY HERO Act would help economy get back to normal

Wall Street Journal - Gov. Andrew Cuomo Urged to Approve Covid-19 Workplace-Safety Bill

Daily News- N.Y. lawmakers approve HERO act, new COVID-inspired workplace protections

Democrat & Chronicle - NY Hero Act passes Legislature, creating standard for workplace disease prevention

Rochester First - NY HERO Act passes through legislature

News 10 - NY HERO Act passes through legislature

Bloomberg Law - New York Legislature Passes Covid-19 Worker Protection Bill

City & State - NY Legislature moves to make COVID-19 workplace rules permanent

Spectrum - Lawmakers urge final approval of COVID-19 workplace safety measure

El Diario - Trabajadores esenciales de Nueva York exigen al gobernador Cuomo firmar la Ley Héroe

Labor Press - Worker Advocates Press Cuomo to Sign the NY HERO Act Now; Call it a Model for the Nation

PIX 11 - NY HERO Act to improve workplace safety post-pandemic approved by lawmakers

Spectrum News - Advocates push bill mandating workplace protocols to prevent COVID-19 spread

Latino Rebels Opinion - I Volunteered as a Nurse During the Pandemic. The Shocking Lack of Protections Spurred Me to Act 

Truthout  - Many Agricultural Workers Still Can’t Get COVID Vaccine as Growing Season Begins

Local Syr - Banner over I-81 overpass unveiled in support of workers and commemorates lives lost to COVID-19

MIT Technology Review - How has the US pandemic response increased inequality? Look at New York’s nail salons.

Democrat & Chronicle -  Essay: New York State Assembly should pass the NY HERO Act as soon as possible

NYDN - Essential workers push N.Y. Senate for passage of HERO Act on workplace safety

City Limits - Opinion: Pass the NY Hero Act to Protect Essential Workers Like Me

The-Post Standard - NY Farmworkers call on Assembly to pass NY HERO Act 

NY1 - State Senate to Take Up Workplace COVID Safety Bill

News 10 - Senate Majority advances legislation to improve workplace COVID-19 safety standards

QNS - Queens lawmakers hail Senate passage of the NY HERO Act

Yonkers Tribune - NYS Senate Majority Advances Legislation to Improve Workplace COVID-19 Safety Standards and Support Workforce

Canarsie CourierNYS Senate Majority Advances Legislation to Improve Workplace COVID-19 Safety Standards and Support Workforce

Spectrum News - Assemb. Reyes: March Nursing Home Order "Didn't Make a Difference in Number of Deaths"

Spectrum Noticias NY1 La falacia del poder, casi absoluto, de Cuomo

WGRZ - 2 WNY Senators sponsor long-term airborne pathogens standards bill after COVID-19

The Chief Leader - Hunts Point Produce Workers' Strike Bears Fruit With Key Contract Gains

New York Now - Nursing Homes Update, NY HERO Act, Mental Health Funding

NY Daily News - Protect essential workers now, New York

NY Daily News - Queens Sen. Gianaris, union leaders renew push for COVID worker protections under NY Hero Act

New York Now - Democrats, Unions Seek Workplace Protections Against Infectious Diseases through NY HERO Act

The Chief - Nurses, Essential Workers Push COVID Safety Bill Amid Second Wave AJ+ - Pandemic Profiteer Video

The Leader - Amazon's New York expansion: Quicker deliveries, massive warehouses in your backyard

AM NY - Protest at Manhattan apartment of Amazon’s CEO focuses on worker safety and health

Fox Business - Amazon workers, community members protest outside Jeff Bezos' NYC home for better COVID-19 protections


AJ+ - Pandemic Profiteer Video

Newsday:  Union seeks stronger COVID-19 protection at Islandia furniture factory

Pix 11: Essential workers rally for safety standards and protections

Bloomberg:  NY Workers Demand Covid-19 Safety Laws

Politico: Essential workers rally for state law mandating workplace safety

Labor Press: Bosses Failing To Protect NY Workers From COVID-19 Could Face New Fines

NY1: Workers and Elected Officials Rally for Covid Protections in the Workplace

City Limits: Phase 3 Employees Demand Better Workplace Protections As COVID-Reopening Progresses

NBC News: 'What happens if I get sick again?': Essential workers seek expanded protections

Labor Press: Workers Demand New York State Force Employers To Provide On-The-Job Protections As Reopening Progresses

Spectrum Noticias NY1:  Demandan que se de una ley de protección de la salud de los trabajadores en tiempos de coronavirus

El Diario: Exigen mayores protecciones de ley contra el COVID-19 en sitios de trabajo

QNS: Essential workers call for workplace protections against COVID-19 at Jackson Heights rally

Queens Daily Eagle: Workers demand protections as Queens enters next phase of COVID reopening plan

NY1: Contract Workers Cleaning NYC Subways Claim They Have Dirty Supplies, Inadequate PPE

Labor Press: New York Workers Need A Hero In This Time Of Crisis – And They Expect Cuomo To Be That Guy