Author: Yadhira Alvarez

Laundry biz that serves most NYC hospitals is putting employees at COVID risk, union says

By SHANT SHAHRIGIANNEW YORK DAILY NEWS |JAN 24, 2021 Employees of a huge commercial laundry company say they have faced lack of personal protective equipment, close-quarters conditions and allegedly callous management as they’ve cleaned linens for all of New York City’s

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Virus Protection Among Demands Hospital-Laundry-Workers’ Union Holds 2-Day Strike Over Pact

By BOB HENNELLY    Nov 17, 2020   Updated Nov 24, 2020 The union representing employees of one of New York’s largest hospital-laundry and medical-uniform companies launched a two-day strike Nov. 18 to protest what it maintains were “illegal threats of termination”

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Congress of the United States Letter to Med Apparel Workers

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Manhattan-Hospital Laundry workers may Strike

https://www.pix11.com/news/local-news/manhattan/hospital-laundry-workers-may-strike-if-conditions-dont-improve-union-says

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Trabajadores Esenciales exigen mas Proteccion

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Megan Chambers and Juan Ramirez with Governor Murphy

https://www.facebook.com/governorphilmurphy/videos/382705449588586/?t=1308

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VOTE NOW

What is at Stake: https://seiu2020.org/at-stake

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News Stories on the Perth Amboy Rally

My Central NJ story online based on the union’s press release and photoshttps://www.mycentraljersey.com/story/news/local/middlesex-county/2020/09/30/laundry-workers-rally-perth-amboy-covid-19-protections/3586286001/ News12NJ – This NJ TV network ran a story online with video and on television https://newjersey.news12.com/laundry-workers-hold-rally-in-perth-amboy-for-better-covid-protections-at-facility InsiderNJ – this NJ political outlet published a story on the

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Contract Battle with Sanitation and Utilities

Newark Sanitation, Utilities Workers Call for Fair Compromise in 2-Year Long Contract Battle With City By M.E. CAGNASSOLAAugust 7, 2020 at 8:21 AM SEIU Local 617 are demanding that the city negotiate a fair contract, which they say has been

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DPW/Water Sewer, We are essential Workers, We deserve a contract

https://www.nj.com/essex/2020/08/our-contract-with-nj-city-is-so-bad-i-worked-while-sick-with-coronavirus-dpw-employee-says.html Essex Our contract with N.J. city is so bad, I worked while sick with coronavirus, DPW employee says Posted Aug 07, 2020 0sharesBy Rebecca Panico | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com When Muta El-amin got sick with the coronavirus in

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