The Mexican Consulate and OSHA have created an alliance to prevent abuse of Mexican laborers in the tri-state area, El Diario reports.
The development of a mall, affordable housing and other parts of a plan for Willets Point are in jeopardy now that the de Blasio administration has declined to join real estate developers in contesting a July ruling against them, reports Queens Chronicle.
Some nail salons closed on Aug. 25 to demonstrate their opposition to New York State’s inspections, inspired by a campaign by nailglobal.com, Korea Daily reports.
The state and the city have issued health guidelines for tattoo shops, but underground practices involving minors and alcohol may be beyond their reach, El Diario reports.
Weeks after The Lo-Down covered the shuttering of Alex Shoe Repair on the Lower East Side, Ditmas Park Corner reports on the impending closure of Alex’s Shoe Repair in Flatbush. After at least two decades in business, both faced rent hikes.
Immigrants who live in Newark, New Jersey, have been able to open 25 businesses in the city thanks, in part, to their municipal ID, finds Reporte Hispano.
Socorro Sánchez learned to repair religious images in Mexico and her skills have become her source of income in New York, Diario de México reports.
Immigrant and former waiter Gonzalo Bava opened the first Uruguayan restaurant in Manhattan on the Lower East Side, El Diario reports.
Owners of nail salons, an attorney notes, should keep addresses and other records on employees even if they are paying them cash, reports The Korea Times.
As check-cashing businesses want to start lending money, organizers and customers question the fees and high interest rates of their loans, El Diario reports.
Assembly member Ron Kim worries that nail salons may face bankruptcy if they have to move too soon to purchase wage bonds as mandated by the state, reports Queens Tribune.
Pam Kwatra, new member of the Economic Development Board, speaks about her role with News India Times.
Joanne Jun, who owns Ggumizio Hair Club in Bayside, Queens, with her husband Zio Kwon, tells Times Ledger she values the opportunity to do the hair of people from different backgrounds.
OnDelivery.com, an online delivery service for Chinatown restaurants that otherwise wouldn’t offer delivery, could help boost business for an industry beleaguered by rising costs and fewer tourists, reports Sing Tao Daily.
Korean merchants along Union Street in Flushing are suffering declining sales and blame the Flushing Commons development, Korea Daily reports.