Chinese and Chinese-American students were out in force at CUNY’s recent job fair, Sing Tao Daily reports.
Low-wage workers took to the streets yesterday in New York and other cities, demanding a $15 minimum wage and unionizing without fear of reprisal, El Diario reports.
Families and community groups are requesting more funding for the Summer Youth Employment Program, El Diario reports.
In the April 9 episode of CUNY TV’s “Nueva York”: Meet two college students who are part of the DACA program, a Colombian painter with connections to the indigenous Inga people, and members of a worker co-op for the environment in the South Bronx.
Car wash workers at Vegas Auto Spa in Greenwood Heights won a two-year contract and are back to work, The Home Reporter and The Brooklyn Paper report.
Demonstrators and public officials demand a fair contract and improved working conditions for car washers at Vegas Auto Spa in Park Slope, El Diario reports.
Miguel, 29, is a Mexican immigrant working in a Brooklyn deli. Rahim Chagani follows him at his job in this photo essay.
New York State’s minimum wage, despite an increase, is not enough to help some to cover the cost of living in the Big Apple, El Diario reports.
A City Council bill would require people who dress up as characters like Batwoman and work for tips to apply for a license and submit their fingerprints, reports El Diario.
In this episode of CUNY TV’s “Independent Sources”: The City Council opts out of the Secure Communities program, New Immigrant Community Empowerment talks about using a graphic novel to fight employment agency fraud, and a syringe exchange program not without controversy.
A local organization has published a graphic novel in Spanish to educate immigrants about fraud in job agencies, El Diario reports.
Once a center for employment agencies in Chinatown, Eldridge Street has lost its luster, and agencies have followed their customers to Sunset Park and Flushing, Sing Tao Daily reports.
After a bottle collector was fatally hit by a car, World Journal reports on Chinese seniors like her who endure the grueling work to make ends meet.
Chinatown employment agencies are having a hard time filling jobs, World Journal reports, with even recent immigrants becoming more selective.
Get a perspective of street vending from a Washington Heights vendor and the founder of a street vendor “union” in a Feet in 2 Worlds video.