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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  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...

  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...

El año 2020 será recordado por su gran prueba a la humanidad. Juntos manejamos la incertidumbre económica, el dolor y la pérdida de amigos y familiares, la inseguridad alimentaria, una elección tumultuosa, el dolor de nuestra nación por los continuos ataques raciales y la incapacidad de no poder compartir con...

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