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Queens Lawmakers Call on NYCHA to Restore Heating and Hot Water to Woodside Houses
Queens Lawmakers Call on NYCHA to Restore Heating and Hot Water to Woodside Houses

Jan. 28, 2022 By Michael Dorgan

Several Queens lawmakers toured the Woodside Houses NYCHA complex Thursday to examine a broken heating plant that has left some residents without heating and hot water.

Council Member Julie Won, State Senator Jessica Ramos and Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez visited the complex and called on NYCHA to fix the damaged heating plant that has been broken for months.

They were joined by representatives from the offices of Assembly Member Brian Barnwell and Queens Borough President Donovan Richards.

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Delivery Workers Cheer Restroom Access and Tip Transparency Alongside AOC and Chuck Schumer

Starting Sept. 24, New York City’s app-based food delivery workers are entitled to increased clarity on their daily earnings and tips, and the right to use most restaurant bathrooms, as new laws begin their rollout.

The rules emerged from a slate of landmark bills approved by the City Council last September, sparked by THE CITY’s reporting and the demands of Los Deliveristas Unidos, a labor group representing thousands of delivery workers.