October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month

In the United States alone, there are over 2.5 million breast cancer survivors, which can be attributed to earlier detection and better treatment. It is crucial that women over the age of 40 get a mammogram every year.

October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October is a month devoted to breast cancer awareness, an annual health campaign, where communities gather and host walks, share knowledge, and celebrate survival. Breast cancer has touched so many of the closest people in our lives, from family members, dear friends and work colleagues. Through donations, planned giving, participating in walks, or volunteering, there […]

Fight Slum Landlords with a Tenants Association

The best way to bring the slum-like conditions to the attention of your landlord is by forming a tenants association.

Fight Slum Landlords with a Tenants Association

By Workers World Today Partners Slum landlords hinder tenants’ rights to a quiet enjoyment of their premises. How? With no proper maintenance to the dwelling, slum landlords collect tenants’ hard-earned dollars in exchange for unlivable conditions. So, what can we do? We can associate! Landlord-tenant law provides for tenant associations to bring lawsuits known as […]

Small Business Boot Camp Series: SBA-Certified Programs

Small Business Boot Camp Series: SBA-Certified Programs

Event Description The New American Chamber of Commerce and the SBA present an orientation and educational workshop on getting your business certified. Attendees will hear tips on how to become certified and how to sell to the government from the Federal, State and County level. Participants attending this program will learn about the following Federal […]

Intro to Landlord & Tenant Law – Representing landlords in eviction proceedings: Non-multiple dwellings

Intro to Landlord & Tenant Law – Representing landlords in eviction proceedings: Non-multiple dwellings

Event Description An Introduction to Landlord and Tenant (L&T) Law in New York covers both commercial and residential Landlord and Tenant Practice. The course covers a range of issues from the creation of a tenancy through its termination, as well as all the substantive and procedural issues encountered in the ownership and management of commercial […]

Civil Rights Training 5-Week Program

A Brief history of Civil Rights Law and How it has evolved. Case Studies: Trayvon Martin, FL and Abner Louima, NY.

Civil Rights Training 5-Week Program

Where: New American Chamber of Commerce 26 Court St, Suite 701, Brooklyn, NY. When: Date: September 12, 2018 Time: 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM Issues That Will be Addressed: My Civil Rights was Violated, Who Can I Sue? Filing a Notice of Claim against a City, Town, or Municipal Agency in NY. Statute of Limitations […]

NAFTA Explained

Quartz: Everyone hates NAFTA. But what was NAFTA actually supposed to do? Did it deliver on its promise? To understand that, you have to look at America's relationships with two goods: avocados and shoes.

NAFTA explained by avocados. And shoes. Workers World TodayThe Workers World Today is a free publication that empowers all workers, regardless of their social or political affiliations. Distributed throughout New York City, our paper has a mission to educate workers and provide them with relevant information pertinent to the workforce such as workers’ compensation, discrimination […]

Becoming A Travel Agent

"Does travel to places such as Hong Kong, Machu Picchu, London, Rome and Morocco sound good to you? Would you like to dine in quaint restaurants along the Seine or wander down ancient alleys in Istanbul? If so, becoming a travel agent is a great career choice for you." -ASTA

Becoming a travel agent is a great career choice. Workers World TodayThe Workers World Today is a free publication that empowers all workers, regardless of their social or political affiliations. Distributed throughout New York City, our paper has a mission to educate workers and provide them with relevant information pertinent to the workforce such as […]

Amazon’s Workplace Culture

One former employee said colleagues cried at their desks.

The New York Times’ expose on Amazon’s labor practices has put the company on the defense. Workers World TodayThe Workers World Today is a free publication that empowers all workers, regardless of their social or political affiliations. Distributed throughout New York City, our paper has a mission to educate workers and provide them with relevant […]

What quality of life can minimum wage workers afford?

Life On Minimum Wage

Washington state has the highest minimum wage in the nation at $9.32. Can the state’s low-wage workers meet their basic needs without assistance? Economics correspondent Paul Solman explores the quality of life for a baggage handler at the Seattle-Tacoma Airport and an employee of McDonald’s. – PBS Workers World TodayThe Workers World Today is a […]

The Labor Movement in the US

History Channel: "The labor movement in the United States grew out of the need to protect the common interest of workers. For those in the industrial sector, organized labor unions fought for better wages, reasonable hours and safer working conditions."

The labor history of the United States describes the history of organized labor, US labor law, and more general history of working people, in the United States. Beginning in the 1930s, unions became important components of the Democratic Party. However, some historians have not understood why no Labor Party emerged in the United States, in […]