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Farmworkers have long sought labor protections.Source: Pixabay

New York Farmworkers Finally Have Labor Rights, But the Fight Isn’t Over

New legislation gives agricultural laborers the right to unionize and collect overtime pay, but neither side is thrilled with the final law.

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The River Serves the Hudson Valley Community!

Local Stories. Democracy in action.

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Coronavirus Roundup: Superspreaders May Account for Most COVID-19 Transmission

Looking at the phenomenon of superspreaders, plus news from New York State, the Hudson Valley, and the Catskills from Wednesday, June 3.

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Coronavirus Roundup: Connecting Farmers with Food Banks During COVID-19

Looking at the Nourish New York initiative, plus news from New York State, the Hudson Valley, and the Catskills from Tuesday, June 2.

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Coronavirus Roundup: Protests Overshadow Pandemic Nationwide

All the news and announcements from New York State and Hudson Valley and Catskills counties from May 29-June 1.