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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WJCNY filed a New York Human Rights Law lawsuit on July 10, 2019 on behalf of Javier Amigon against KTF Enterprises, Inc. and Kirker Enterprises, Inc. in Orange County New York State Supreme Court. Javier Amigon is an individual with a disability with a below the knee left leg amputation...

The WJCNY staff and board are beyond overjoyed this week with some long-overdue legislative wins! The passage of the “Green Light NY” bill permitting access to driver’s licenses for undocumented immigrant New Yorkers along with the Farmworkers Fair Labor Practices Act were long-overdue victories for NY’s immigrant farmworker communities. This...

On June 14, 2019, WJCNY filed a lawsuit in the United States District Court for the Northern District of New York alleging claims under the Fair Labor Standards Act, New York Labor Law, and the New York Real Property Law. The action was filed on behalf of Plaintiff George Hatfield...

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