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02/23/2017 | Published by: El Diario
02/23/2017

Por qué la ciudad de Nueva York es una ciudad santuario modelo

Por qué la ciudad de Nueva York es una ciudad santuario modelo

Tras meses esperanza de que Donald Trump daría marcha atrás respecto a sus promesas de campaña contra los inmigrantes, lo opuesto ha sucedido. En las primeras semanas después de asumir el mando,...

02/23/2017 | El Diario | Building an Immigrant Justice Initiative
02/22/2017 | Published by: Grist
02/22/2017

Why the People’s Climate March matters to people of color like me

Why the People’s Climate March matters to people of color like me

Ever since taking power, the Trump administration has made clear it intends to wage war on the environment. It’s given the green light to both the Dakota Access and Keystone pipelines and geared...

02/22/2017 | Grist | Organizing for Climate Justice

COMPTROLLER STRINGER DEBARS CONTRACTOR THAT CHEATED IMMIGRANT WORKERS OUT OF $1.7 MILLION IN PREVAILING WAGES AND BENEFITS

(New York, NY) – New York City Comptroller Scott M. Stringer today assessed $3.2 million in fines against K.S. Contracting Corporation and its owner, Paresh Shah, for cheating dozens of workers...

02/17/2017 | The Indian Panorama | Building an Immigrant Justice Initiative
02/14/2017 | Published by: Brooklyn Daily Eagle
02/14/2017

Stringer nails contractor who stole $1.7 million from immigrant workers

Stringer nails contractor who stole $1.7 million from immigrant workers

After getting away with stealing money from his immigrant employees’ paychecks for years, a major contractor who worked city projects across the five boroughs was slapped on Monday with a $3.2...

02/14/2017 | Brooklyn Daily Eagle | Building an Immigrant Justice Initiative
02/14/2017 | Published by: Daily Record
02/14/2017

Parsippany contractor fined $3.2M for underpaying immigrant labor

Parsippany contractor fined $3.2M for underpaying immigrant labor

New York City Comptroller Scott M. Stringer on Tuesday assessed $3.2 million in fines against a Parsippany-based contractor for cheating dozens of workers out of the prevailing wages and benefits...

02/14/2017 | Daily Record | Building an Immigrant Justice Initiative
02/14/2017 | Published by: NJ.com
02/14/2017

N.J. company named among worst for wage theft fined $3.2 million

N.J. company named among worst for wage theft fined $3.2 million

NEW YORK-- The New York City Comptroller levied a huge fine on a Parsippany company that cheated dozens of workers, mostly immigrant laborers, out of millions of dollars in wages for work on city...

02/14/2017 | NJ.com | Building an Immigrant Justice Initiative

The very vocal protesters who took on the Fed are now fighting to protect it

Liberal advocacy group Fed Up launched a campaign nearly three years ago in hopes of persuading the nation's central bank to hold off raising its benchmark interest rate.

The group...

02/14/2017 | CNBC | Building a National Campaign for a Strong Economy: Fed Up

Think The Minimum Wage Will Be Safe Under Labor Secretary Puzder? Not So Fast.

This year was supposed to be a good one for America’s workers. After all, nearly 12 million workers won higher wages in 2016, the result of sustained and coordinated efforts around the country....

02/8/2017 | Alternet | Raising the Minimum Wage
01/25/2017 | Published by: Colorado Springs Independent
01/25/2017

State legislators clash over the rights of charter schools

State legislators clash over the rights of charter schools

To state Sen. Owen Hill, the issue is simple.

"We [should] treat all public school students equally within a district," the Colorado Springs Republican says.

Hill, chair of the...

01/25/2017 | Colorado Springs Independent | Organizing for Education Justice
01/17/2017 | Published by: Gotham Gazette
01/17/2017

How Obama Can Help New York Immigrants Before Leaving Office

How Obama Can Help New York Immigrants Before Leaving Office

Barack Obama may have given his farewell address, but he still has work to do. In his speech, the president rightly celebrated America’s history of welcoming immigrants and their contributions to...

01/17/2017 | Gotham Gazette | Connecting Elected Officials for ‘Local Progress’

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