Six immigrant women formed the first storefront laundromat union in the City. Their company hired a "Union Avoidance" consultant to dissuade them and fired them anyway.
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Workers were told to clean up vomit and feces. "All they gave us was a towel, cheap gloves, and one face mask. It was really miserable,” one former contractor said.
Online ordering platforms have fundamentally changed delivering food in New York, making the job less stable, more dangerous and increasingly lonely, according to workers
A single mother of seven on Long Island says she was fired for having Covid-19 by FDR Services, a laundry company that services NYC hospitals
Queens DA Melinda Katz's new task force will prosecute based on the "Nordic Model," which focuses on prosecuting human traffickers and buyers of sex. Advocates say this will create risks by putting sex workers under surveillance and thrusts them into the criminal justice system
Recent graduates with F-1 visas are at risk of losing legal status because of coronavirus-related unemployment and OPT visa stipulations
In response to the protests, Mayor de Blasio decided to move enforcement of street vendors from the NYPD.
Confirmed cases of COVID-19 among farmworkers grows.
Workers at high risk for COVID-19 transmission say they're given no protection to do their jobs
The Taxi and Limousine Commission has a plan to turn some drivers into delivery workers