New York Vows to Fight New Trump Green Card Benefits Policy

The new Department of Homeland Security rule requires that immigrants living in the country legally “do not depend on public resources to meet their needs, but rather rely on their own capabilities, as well as the resources of family members, sponsors, and private organizations.”

New York Vows to Fight New Trump Green Card Benefits Policy

By Josefa Velasquez, THE CITY

Getting treated at the city’s public hospitals won’t necessarily be held against green card seekers, health officials said Monday …

Ask the Lawyer: Louison Fraud, VAWA & Advance Parole

Ask the Lawyer podcast with Attorrney Brian Figeroux has a mission to educate workers and provide them with relevant information pertinent to the workforce such as immigration law, workers’ compensation, discrimination on the job, workers’ rights, labor union, and current affairs.

Ask the Lawyer: Louison Fraud, VAWA & Advance Parole

Brian Figeroux, Esq., is member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association. He discusses the latest updates on immigration law and other important issues.

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Women of UALE Summer School Support Best Market Workers

Rally attendees also delivered a letter addressed to Lidl U.S. President and CEO Johannes Fieber that asks him to explain the unequal leadership structure and immediately provide better jobs and opportunities for all employees.  

Women of UALE Summer School Support Best Market Workers

EAST MEADOW, NY:  On July 30, workers from Lidl’s Best Market stores rallied with New York State Senators Jim Gaughran, John Brooks, Anna

Never Fear! The Women Are Here!

This year’s summer school was dedicated to the memory of Lois Gray, a professor and mentor at the School of Industrial and Labor Relations at Cornell who helped found the Institute for Women and Work and the Latino Leadership Center, and Carolyn Jacobson, a founder of the Berger-Marks Foundation and C.L.U.W. who organized against sexism in the labor movement. The hosts for the Summer School were CUNY School of Labor Studies and Hofstra University.

Never Fear! The Women Are Here!

Photo Credit: Janette Pellegrini 

The 44th UALE Northeast School for Women in Unions and Worker Organizations! Summer School took place from Saturday, July 27th

School Lead Cleanup Vowed, But Little Testing Advice Offered

The NYC education department acknowledged that nearly 1,000 city classrooms in schools built before 1985 that serve students in pre-K and kindergarten have deteriorating lead paint that could potentially harm children, particularly those under 6.

School Lead Cleanup Vowed, But Little Testing Advice Offered

By Alex Zimmerman (via THE CITY)

In their first communication to parents since revealing last week that nearly 900 city classrooms have peeling …

New Research Finds Chipotle and Sweetgreen Bowls Contain Chemical Linked to Cancer

When people eat from food containers with PFAS, there’s a risk it could contaminate their food. As a result, PFAS are not found in products in the U.S. as much, but they’re obviously not being phased out fast enough. Congress even introduced a bill earlier this year to ban PFAS in all paper food containers

New Research Finds Chipotle and Sweetgreen Bowls Contain Chemical Linked to Cancer

By Celia Shatzman (SheKnows)

The ubiquitous compostable brown bowls found in fast-casual eateries like Chipotle and Sweetgreen have gotten praise for being …

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