House cleaners in Williamsburg ask for a raise to $15 per hour, resting time and adequate cleaning materials and protection, El Diario reports.
The Mexican Consulate and OSHA have created an alliance to prevent abuse of Mexican laborers in the tri-state area, El Diario reports.
One hundred and fifty cleaning workers have been laid off amid allegations that WeWork is anti-union and discriminates against immigrants, El Diario reports.
City Comptroller Scott Stringer is looking to distribute $3.7 million that is owed workers, many of them immigrants, by city contractors who failed to pay the prevailing wage.
“In Search of One City: Sensing (in)equality,” on display at the Old Stone House in Park Slope, features a piece on female immigrant workers and other works, reports Brooklyn Daily Eagle.
Queens car wash workers have sued a busy car wash owner for wages owed them. Some have worked two decades at the car wash, earning $6 or $7 an hour, reports Queens Latino.
To help fight an increase in wage theft, city funding will be used to finance support centers for workers, El Diario reports.
Mixed views emerged from the Chinese community in NYC about the July 21 decision to raise the minimum wage for fast-food workers to $15 an hour, Sing Tao Daily reports.
Both inside and outside of the fast food industry, employees hope that the Fast Food Wage Board will recommend a raise, El Diario reports.
Eleven Brooklyn workers told El Diario how they were able to recoup over $60,000 in stolen wages despite lacking legal status.
Female factory employees who repack hair products for Quality King on Long Island say that men earn more while performing the same job, reports El Diario.
Independent Sources looks at possibilities for reforming the “tangled web of regulations” that street vendors encounter.
Fast-food employees made their case for a minimum wage hike at a hearing scheduled by Gov. Andrew Cuomo, El Diario reports.
Car washers who have denounced wage theft and inhumane working conditions rejoiced as the City Council approved new regulations, El Diario reports.
A job training program gives students at the Williamsburg High School of Architecture and Design a chance to get hands-on experience at the manufacturing company Architectural Grille, reports the Greenpoint Gazette.