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Cuomo Signs Bill Protecting Immigrant Workers from Workplace Harassment

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has signed legislation creating penalties for discrimination or retaliation against immigrant employees into law. This law is a codification of federal case law interpreting the anti-retaliation provisions of New York’s Labor Law and the federal …

New York to Provide $5M in Grants to Prevent Workplace Injuries

New York state is providing $5 million in grants to improve safety conditions in low-wage industries. Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced the program Saturday after participating in a Labor Day parade in New York City. The Democratic governor says the grants …