Street vendors who claim police harassment urged the City Council to approve a bill that would grant more than 4,000 permits 40 years after the issuing of licenses was frozen, El Diario/La Prensa reports.
New safety laws for nail salons went into effect on Monday, but some workers worry that certain owners may have as long as five years to implement them, El Diario/La Prensa reports.
A group of immigrant women is creating a workers’ cooperative for nannies on Staten Island, El Diario/La Prensa reports.
The city’s main hiring agency, the NYC Department of Citywide Administrative Services, and private employers recently came to Chinatown for a job fair, World Journal reports.
The Workforce1 Career Center in Washington Heights will offer customized classes and resources aimed at foreign-born job seekers, such as ESL support and workshops on the American workplace, reports Manhattan Times.
A group of Latino youths are learning the craft of monuments preservation thanks to a program by the historic Woodlawn cemetery, El Diario/La Prensa reports.
Some 30 immigrant workers, most of them Mexicans, are participating in a strike at a paper plant in New Jersey due to a labor dispute, Diario de México reports.
Movimiento Cosecha protested in front of Trump Tower on August 3, saying that undocumented immigrant labor held build the
El Contralor de la Ciudad de Nueva York Scott M. Stringer escribe en este artículo de opinión para Voices of New York sobre los esfuerzos de su oficina para contactar a más de 1.000 trabajadores a quienes les deben $5 millones en salarios y beneficios, los cuales les fueron negados por contratistas financiados por la ciudad.
New York City Comptroller Scott M. Stringer writes in this Op-Ed for Voices of New York about his office’s effort to reach more than 1,000 workers who are owed $5 million in prevailing wages and benefits that they were deprived of by city-funded contractors.
New York City Comptroller Scott M. Stringer is relaunching an effort to reach more than 1,000 laborers who are owed prevailing wages from city contractors who underpaid them.
The City Council approved a law aiming to guarantee the rights of caregivers, many of whom are immigrant women of color, El Diario/La Prensa reports.
Activists say that Hispanic female street vendors, often mothers, receive the most fines for working without a license, and are asking City Council to change the laws, El Diario/La Prensa reports.
Latinas offering their cleaning services in Williamsburg request a job center in their area to dignify and improve their working conditions, El Diario/La Prensa reports.
While some of the estimated 10,000 immigrant day laborers in New York have better working conditions thanks to job centers, most are facing an unemployment crisis, El Diario/La Prensa reports.