Just a little more than a year after the killing of cab driver Aboubacar Bah, the Guinean community turned out once more in Morrisania to pay their respects – this time to Mamadou Barry, who died after he was shot on the job, reports Mott Haven Herald.
Nine immigrant women have started the Manhattan-based Damayan Cleaning Cooperative, the country’s first Filipina co-op owned by its members, reports The FilAm.
A group of domestic workers and community activists in Lakewood, New Jersey, held a vigil on the eve of Yom Kippur to call for respect for housekeepers, Reporte Hispano reports.
The latest episode of “Independent Sources” looks at how the tech industry can better reflect the city’s demographics, narrowing the racial pay gap through unionization, and an African playwrights festival.
Latino employees working in the wine industry on Long Island’s East End will get the opportunity to organize and receive educational support through the Long Island Latino Vintners Association, reports Long Island Wins.
In the first episode of Feet in 2 World’s “Dream City” podcast, domestic worker Mona Lunot-Kuker recounts years fighting for labor rights in the Philippines before moving to New Jersey and finding herself mistreated at the hands of her new employer.
Latino workers have been essential to the rehabilitation of Lower Manhattan after the terrorist attacks 14 years ago, El Diario reports.
House cleaners in Williamsburg ask for a raise to $15 per hour, resting time and adequate cleaning materials and protection, El Diario reports.
The Mexican Consulate and OSHA have created an alliance to prevent abuse of Mexican laborers in the tri-state area, El Diario reports.
One hundred and fifty cleaning workers have been laid off amid allegations that WeWork is anti-union and discriminates against immigrants, El Diario reports.
City Comptroller Scott Stringer is looking to distribute $3.7 million that is owed workers, many of them immigrants, by city contractors who failed to pay the prevailing wage.
“In Search of One City: Sensing (in)equality,” on display at the Old Stone House in Park Slope, features a piece on female immigrant workers and other works, reports Brooklyn Daily Eagle.
Queens car wash workers have sued a busy car wash owner for wages owed them. Some have worked two decades at the car wash, earning $6 or $7 an hour, reports Queens Latino.
To help fight an increase in wage theft, city funding will be used to finance support centers for workers, El Diario reports.
Mixed views emerged from the Chinese community in NYC about the July 21 decision to raise the minimum wage for fast-food workers to $15 an hour, Sing Tao Daily reports.