Worker Justice Center of New York

The Worker Justice Center of New York pursues justice for those denied human rights with a focus on agricultural and other low wage workers, through legal representation, community empowerment and advocacy for institutional change.


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Yesterday, Forbes reported on an open letter addressed to Chobani’s Founder and CEO, Hamdi Ulukaya, calling on him to support the right of farmworkers to unionize. Chobani recently announced that it will partner with Fair Trade USA to certify dairy suppliers, including on “Worker Wellbeing.” But we are concerned about Fair Trade...

  Legal Autumn Update by Robert McCreanor, Esq. "Over the past 18 months, WJCNY has focused on strategic, high-impact legal assistance to low-wage and agricultural workers throughout New York State..."

  Anti-Human Trafficking Autumn Update by Renan Salgado. "WJCNY's Anti-Human Trafficking program continues to excel in its role as the leading organization focusing on labor trafficking in the state of New York.  Thus far in 2019, the program has assisted 29 victims of human trafficking. In addition, WJCNY’s expertise on the subject of labor trafficking continues in high demand across the country..."

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