‘This is an incredible victory’: Governor Cuomo signs amended NY Hero Act

Governor Andrew Cuomo signed the NY Hero Act, giving an array of essential workers in New York new on-the-job protections.

Essential workers from healthcare professionals to Amazon warehouse employees have been calling upon the head of state to sign a new bill for months now. From rallying outside of the Governor’s Midtown office to staging protests outside of businesses that have failed to provide staff with proper PPE and other safety protocols, advocates say this new law will help save lives.

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