In the News
December 19th, 2016
Hudson Valley residents make their voices heard in the fight for immigrant rights to make sure undocumented immigrants won’t get deported after Donald Trump takes office in January. Candace Dunkley has more from Kingston. KINGSTON, N.Y. — Dozens of people joined together in Kingston Sunday to rally for undocumented immigrants in New York. It’s a personal […]
December 18th, 2016
KINGSTON, N.Y. >> Scores of people filling the sidewalks along Broadway for a couple of blocks marched from City Hall to Academy Green in the “March For Immigrant NY” on Sunday afternoon. As the marchers walked up Broadway, they shouted chants of “Love, not hate, makes America great” and “Si se puede.” (“Yes, it is […]
November 10th, 2016
Wednesday Posted Nov 9, 2016 at 7:36 PM Updated Nov 9, 2016 at 7:36 PM By James Nani Times Herald-Record MIDDLETOWN — Fear of how the government will treat Hispanics and immigrants under a Donald Trump presidency has gripped some locals in the wake of Tuesday’s election. Since he launched his bid to win the presidency, Trump, a Republican businessman, has promised to deport undocumented […]
November 8th, 2016
Check out our latest e-newsletter here!
October 4th, 2016
Here’s the latest news from WJCNY!
October 1st, 2016 • The Nation • DW Gibson
“All I do is work. I get up at 5 o’clock in the morning and I go to work. And I come back at 7 o’clock at night. That’s every day, except for Sunday. On Sundays I play baseball.”
September 7th, 2016 • Daily News • Daily News Editorial
Another Labor Day, another full day of labor for New York’s 100,000 farm workers, who toil on holidays. Alone among workers, they are also denied overtime pay, extra pay for holidays and an unpaid day off per week. Most egregious of all, they are denied the right to organize and bargain collectively that is explicitly […]
August 10th, 2016 • Register-Star • By John Mason Columbia-Greene Media
HUDSON — The Common Council will consider putting its weight behind a movement to make it easier for undocumented immigrants to obtain driver’s licenses.
May 24th, 2016 • Daily Freeman News • Diane Peneiro-Zucker
Worker Justice Center of New York Files Wage Theft Lawsuit Against Deising’s Bakery on Behalf of Former Employee KINGSTON >> A former longtime employee of the Deising’s Bakery and Cafe on North Front Street is suing the business and co-owners Eric and Norman Deising, claiming he was never paid overtime or allowed breaks during his time working […]
May 12th, 2016 • The New York Times • Mark Santora
Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo said on Tuesday that he supported collective bargaining rights for the 60,000 New York farmworkers and that the state was renouncing a loophole in federal labor laws that had left farmworkers unprotected and marginalized for more than seven decades.