Community & Labor Leaders, Advocates Honor Workers Killed on the Job During Superstorm Sandy, Push for Reform

To Commemorate Workers' Memorial Day, Advocates Push for Stronger Enforcement of Workplace Safety Laws

ALBANY, NY (04/29/2013)(readMedia)-- Community and labor leaders and workplace safety advocates will gather at the parking garage where an attendant drowned during Superstorm Sandy.

Among those speaking at the commemoration will be Congressman Jerrold Nadler, (D-NY10), Vincent Alvarez, President of the New York City Central Labor Council.

The event is sponsored by the New York Committee for Occupational Safety and Health (NYCOSH), the NYC Central Labor Council, and the Greater New York Labor Religion Coalition.


Vincent Alvarez, Director of the NYC Central Labor Council

Lee Clarke, Director of Safety and Health for D.C. 37, AFSCME and Chair of NYCOSH

Rabbi Michael Feinberg, Head of the New York Labor Religion Coalition

Rep. Jerrold Nadler (D-N.Y.)


Program to commemorate Workers’ Memorial Day  and to honor the workers who died on the job during or in response to Superstorm Sandy.

WHEN: Tuesday April 30, 2013 at 01:00PM Eastern Time (US & Canada)
WHERE: 92 Laight Street (at West Street)
New York, New York

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The New York Committee for Occupational Safety and Health (NYCOSH) has for 31 years been a leading independent voice for worker safety and health. Committed to ensuring that all workplaces are safe and healthy, NYCOSH provides training and resources to workers while advocating for strong laws and regulations. To learn more about NYCOSH, visit