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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[English Below] ¡Nueva York ha creado el Fondo para Trabajadores Excluidos de $2.1 billiones! Este fondo brindará asistencia financiera directa a los trabajadores que no sean elegibles para los beneficios estatales de desempleo o el alivio de ingresos federal relacionado con COVID-19.  WJCNY ofrece asistencia con la solicitud del Fondo para Trabajadores Excluidos. Nuestro equipo está disponible para brindar asistencia con la solicitud. Le ayudaremos a determinar su elegibilidad, juntar los documentos necesarios y presentar su solicitud en línea. Llámenos...

  By Diana Saguilan  After a year of sacrifice and loss, New York State (NYS) failed to include farmworkers and food processing workers as essential to receive the COVID-19 vaccine in its initial roll out. Throughout the pandemic, access to basic goods like vegetables, fruits, dairy, and poultry have been important to every community in the state. For this simple...

  By Kevin Curtin International Workers’ Day, also known as May Day, is a day to honor the historic struggles and gains made by workers and the labor movement, observed in most countries on May 1. Contrary to popular belief, International Workers’ Day began in the United States in the late 19th century to commemorate the...

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