On April 21, immigrant workers of Tom Cat Bakery will protest outside the business as part of their “Day Without Bread” initiative, reports LIC Post. BKLYNER reports on two Brooklyn restaurants supporting the campaign.
While 10 Long Island workers fired for participating in the Day Without Immigrants protest are suing their former employers, labor activists help workers avoid being fired if they participate in the next strike, El Diario/La Prensa and Diario de México report.
Attorneys tell World Journal that Chinese restaurant owners could soon become targeted by immigration authorities under the new priorities for federal prosecutors announced by Attorney General Jeff Sessions.
At a memorial held in Chinatown, hundreds remembered Peter Kwong, the director of the Asian studies program at Hunter College, and an immigrant and labor advocate, reports Sing Tao Daily.
The developer of the Bedford Union Armory in Brooklyn has reached an agreement with 32BJ SEIU to provide on-site training to help local residents to obtain employment in the buildings services business, Kings County Politics reports.
Farmers on Eastern Long Island recently met with Rep. Lee Zeldin to talk about immigration reform as a way to ensure a stable agricultural workforce, reports Riverhead News-Review.
Activists and immigrants, including employees of Tom Cat Bakery who are about to lose their job due to a Department of Homeland Security audit, are gearing up for a massive strike and anti-Trump protest on May 1, El Diario/La Prensa reports.
Farmworkers and elected leaders protested in Albany asking for an initiative that would create labor protections for some 80,000 workers employed on farms, mostly Hispanics, El Diario/La Prensa reports.
La Voz offers a first-person testimony of an immigrant woman in the Hudson Valley who has fulfilled her dream of earning a diploma in the U.S. after struggling with domestic violence as a child and a life of discrimination and harassment as an undocumented person.
Some lawyers say that undocumented immigrants in the Chinese community may be discouraged from seeking compensation for work injuries, while others believe that such suits can still be successful, World Journal reports.
As they fight stereotypes and a gender wage gap, many Latinas are making a mark in the construction industry, El Diario/La Prensa reports.
Council members and activists are urging the mayor to increase the Summer Youth Employment Program’s budget, El Diario/La Prensa reports.
B&H Photo Video warehouse workers and their supporters rallied on Feb. 12 to protest the company’s plans to relocate the warehouse to New Jersey.
Construction workers demand in front of the city council the approval of 21 safety measures to stop the string of accidents that have claimed the lives of 30 people – mostly Hispanic – in the last two years, El Diario/La Prensa reports.
Proposed legislation would mandate apprenticeships for construction workers but one group says the requirement would reduce employment of African-American and Hispanic workers, reports Kings County Politics.