A new child care cooperative is being organized on Staten Island, reports Diario de México.
As the City Council approved a series of new hygiene standards for industrial laundries last week, El Diario/La Prensa and Diario de México reported that workers applauded the measure.
A labor organization in Lakewood, New Jersey, keeps pushing for the application of a domestic workers’ bill of rights establishing, for example, that they shouldn’t work on their knees, Diario de México reports.
A week after the new restrictions were imposed, Times Square’s costumed characters, who are mostly Hispanic workers, report diminishing profits, El Diario/La Prensa reports.
SinoVision speaks to the first vendor in Chinatown to offer a durian-cutting service.
Eighteen former employees of J.V. Car Wash are paid stolen wages back two years after an agreement was reached, El Diario/La Prensa reports.
At Belmont Park, hundreds of Hispanic women live, work and even send their kids to a nursery school at this world-famous horse racetrack, Diario de Mexico reports.
La Colmena, a 250-member organization, seeks to help immigrant workers on Staten Island, Diario de México reports.
Hundreds of construction workers marched in Lower Manhattan to protest unsafe working conditions, labor injustices and abuse of immigrants, El Diario/La Prensa reports.
New York farm workers protesting their abusive work conditions in a statewide march took to the city’s streets and were joined by Cardinal Timothy Dolan, El Diario/La Prensa reports.
As a bill to increase work safety in laundromats is stalled in the City Council, thousands of laundry workers – mostly Latina and Caribbean women – are exposed to harmful substances, El Diario/La Prensa reports.
Sophia H. Kang has charged that The Korea Society discriminated against her in depriving her of advancement opportunities because she is a Korean and a woman, The Korea Times reports.
Pro-immigrant organizations and worker cooperatives want the City budget to include the creation of day laborer centers and programs to improve access to health services, El Diario/La Prensa reports.
At a May Day rally in Diversity Plaza, Bangladeshi street vendors railed against the Jackson Heights Bangladeshi Business Association, reports News India Times.
Immigrant groups joined the International Workers’ Day demonstration in Manhattan with demands ranging from the $15 minimum wage to assistance for Puerto Rico and TPS for Ecuadoreans, El Diario/La Prensa reports.