Article from The Daily Wire by Amanda Prestigiacomo.

Newly sworn-in democratic socialist Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has quickly become a darling on the Left, fashioning herself as the voice of the working class and the poor. But now she’s under fire for failing to provide people who worked for her proper legal protection.

As reported by The New York Daily News on Thursday, Ocasio-Cortez’s campaign has been hit with a New York state fine for failing to carry workers’ compensation coverage.

“The employer did not have the required workers’ compensation coverage from March 31, 2018, to April 30, 2018, and was issued a final penalty of $1,500, which was paid,” said Melissa Stewart, the spokeswoman for New York’s Workers Compensation Board.

“This coverage is vital to ensuring workers are protected for on-the-job injuries,” said the spokeswoman.

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