1199SEIU Statement on the Results of NY AG James’ Investigation of Gov. Cuomo on Charges of Sexual Harassment

August 5, 2021

New York, NY – 1199SEIU President George Gresham today released the following statement:

“The recent announcement of substantiated claims of sexual harassment at the hands of Governor Andrew Cuomo is both disappointing and disheartening. Our hearts are with the victims as they seek justice and healing for the wrongs they have experienced.

“We unequivocally condemn this and all sexual harassment and urge Governor Cuomo to resign.

“Labor unions are responsible for fighting for safer working conditions and rights for workers, and this includes the right to be free from harassment. No one can be exempt, and no one is above the law.”