An estimated 40 percent of private sector workers in Albany County lack even one paid sick day. This means that workers - especially low-income workers - are too often forced to choose between caring for their family’s or their own health and earning needed wages.
The Poor People's Campaign: A National Call for Moral Revival continues to grow here in New York! Over 3,000 people have signed up to take part in our state. If you haven't yet, take the pledge here: poorpeoplescampaign.org
There are a few upcoming opportunities to learn more about how to get involved and to introduce your friends and neighbors to the campaign.