Nursing Home Workers Deserve and Demand Better

Nursing Home Workers Deserve and Demand Better

By George Gresham, NY Daily News Every day of the last two years, nursing home heroes have put their personal fears about the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic aside and gone to work to care for residents stricken by the deadly virus. Many of these dedicated workers lacked basic personal protective equipment (PPE) like masks, gloves and […]

Fund Excluded Workers

Essential and Excluded Workers and Community Advocates call on Governor Hochul and the NYS Legislature to take immediate steps to expand funding for the Excluded Workers Fund and adjust application regulations so they are flexible for those who were unable to apply due to lack of documentation.

Fund Excluded Workers

LONG ISLAND, New York: Long Island members of the Excluded Workers Fund Coalition demanded that Governor Kathy Hochul and the New York State Legislature take immediate steps to expand funding for the EWF and adjust application regulations so they are flexible for those who were unable to apply due to lack of documentation.  Thousands of […]

NY’s Excluded Workers Fund is Almost Out of Money

NY’s Excluded Workers Fund is Almost Out of Money

By Rommel H. Ojeda, Documented NY Over 200 community members, immigrant advocates, and elected representatives gathered at Washington Square Park on Tuesday to demand Gov. Kathy Hochul add more funds to the rapidly dwindling Excluded Workers Fund (EWF) program. The rally was organized by the EWF coalition, which is comprised of more than 100 community […]