Queens lawmakers applaud governor’s increasing of worker protections on Labor Day

On Labor Day, Governor Kathy Hochul signed four pieces of legislation, some of which were introduced by Queens lawmakers, to boost workplace safety and put more money in workers’ pockets.

Two of the measures were authored by state Senator Jessica Ramos, who was in East Elmhurst with a group of union volunteers clearing debris from Hurricane Ida-stricken homes when she got the news.

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