Mexican service workers will be able to obtain professional certificates through a 15 week program of study in the basics of hotel administration, math and English offered by CUNY and funded by the Mexican state of Puebla, Goya Foods and CUNY.
A legal battle has erupted between politicians-backed unions and a developer over the hiring of local nonunion workers at the massive City Point project in downtown Brooklyn, reports Our Time Press.
El Diario-La Prensa speaks with workers who fear they will be left out of immigration reform because the proposed bill fails to consider the nature of their work when it comes to the requirements for legal residency.
New rules require delivery workers to put on protective gear as safety measures. World Journal reports that deliverymen for Chinese restaurants say the regulations are unnecessary and attribute accidents to other vehicles crossing into bike lanes.
El Diario-La Prensa reports that police, citing illegal activity, raided shops and made arrests last week in Willets Point, Queens. Thousands of Latino car mechanics could lose their jobs as the industrial area makes way for a commercial district.