From Worker to Business Owner

From Worker to Business Owner

Ask The Lawyer with Attorney Brian Figeroux. Mr. Figeroux is a great attorney with Immigration, Personal Injury and Matrimonial matters. He is also a great business owner and mentor. Workers World TodayWorkers’ World Today is a free publication that empowers all workers, regardless of social or political affiliations. Distributed throughout New York City, our paper […]

Department of Consumer and Worker Protection Launches Workers’ Rights Public Awareness Campaign

The new multilingual campaign highlights that DCWP fights for all workers in NYC regardless of their job or immigration status...

Department of Consumer and Worker Protection Launches Workers’ Rights Public Awareness Campaign

By Department of Consumers and Worker Protection (Press Release) NEW YORK, NY – Department of Consumer and Worker Protection (DCWP) Commissioner Lorelei Salas today announced the launch of a new public awareness campaign to educate New Yorkers about their workplace rights and to introduce DCWP—formerly the Department of Consumer Affairs (DCA)—as NYC’s central resource for […]

Workers World: New York City

Workers World: New York City

By Ludmila Leiva (Refinery29) Each year, millions of young professionals from all over the country and world move here in search of their dream career. For many, New York signifies opportunity and is a manifestation of the American dream, but is living and working in NYC all that it’s cracked up to be? New York […]

This Day in Workers’ History

The 211th birthday of Ira Aldridge, an African-American Shakespearean actor who denounced slavery and supported abolitionism through theater.

This Day in Workers’ History

BROOKLYN (Workers World Today)  – Today, 24 July 2018, commemorates the 211th birthday of Ira Aldridge, an African-American Shakespearean actor who denounced slavery and supported abolitionism through theater. Aldridge, who was born in the early 1800s to free blacks in New York City began his career as an actor with the African Grove Company, one of […]

Health center workers rally against layoffs

Many of those fired, a group that includes nurses, doctors, and mental health workers

Health center workers rally against layoffs

By Katie Johnston, The Boston Globe Dozens of fired workers and their supporters demonstrated outside the Whittier Street Health Center in Roxbury Friday morning to protest what they say is retaliation for trying to organize a union. Twenty employees of the center were let go Thursday afternoon, some in the middle of their shifts, according […]