DAY LABORERS RAISE THEIR VOICES FOR CONSTRUCTION SAFETY
DEMAND JUSTICE FOR FALLEN WORKERS
#WorkersSafety #HowManyMoreMustDie #NiUnoMas #Intro1447
TODAY 11AM @ NYC CITY HALL
Press Contact: Charlie Uruchima, Charlie@nynice.org
WHO: FRIEND OF FALLEN WORKER JUAN CHONILLO, DAY LABORERS, IMMIGRANT CONSTRUCTION WORKERS, ADVOCATES, SUPPORTERS
WHEN: TODAY AT 11AM (WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 27)
WHERE: NYC CITY HALL (BROADWAY SIDEWALK)
The tragic deaths and severe injuries of multiple construction workers last week, on sites with safety violations, underscore the urgency for New York City to enact legislation that protects workers.
As city council considers Intro 1447-C, we call on them to ensure that immigrant workers are able to obtain adequate safety training and to develop stricter enforcement for safety protocols at constructions sites.
Immigrant construction workers are disproportionately put at risk by irresponsible employers and this must stop. The health, well-being and very lives of our members, our families, our neighbors are currently at stake.
New Immigrant Community Empowerment (NICE) is a community-based organization that works to ensure that new immigrants can build social, political, and economic power in their communities and beyond