January 21, 2022

Replenish the Excluded Workers Fund Plus Permanent Alternatives

On January 19, 2022, Columbia County Sanctuary Coalition emceed a press conference in Albany to launch excluded workers’ demands for the 2022 legislative session, building on calls for a permanent alternative to unemployment insurance and an additional $3 billion for the Excluded Workers Fund (EWF). The representative voices in this segment are Sen. Robert Jackson, Assembly Member Marcela Mitaynes, Assembly Member, and Assembly Member Harvey Epstein.

This recording by Columbia County Sanctuary Coalition was edited by HMM’s Sina Basila Hickey

Photo credit to Bryan MacCormack with Left In Focus

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