Rally in front of Manhattan Valley Restaurant

Let’s join together to stop the epidemic of wage theft!

Call to Action: Rally in front of Manhattan Valley Restaurant

Thursday, December 15, 1 p.m

Many of us workers–union and non-union–have come forward against stolen wages. Many of us have gone to the State Department of Labor to file a complaint, or have gotten a lawyer to file a lawsuit in court. We often receive a decision or court judgment but we can’t collect.

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Rally Against Displacement @ City Hall, Dec. 7th

Rally Against Displacement @ City Hall, Dec. 7th

No More Displacement! We Want Equal Protection! Wednesday December 7th @ 3:30pm City Hall (Broadway side)  The Chinatown Working Group(CWG) Rezoning Plan has gained wide support in the LES and Chinatown community and beyond. If passed, the plan will put height limits on new developments. It will stop luxury waterfront skyscrapers, like Extell and JDS.Continue Reading

Protest Margaret Chin’s Racism: Thursday, 9/29 @6:30pm

Protest Margaret Chin’s Racism: Thursday, 9/29 @6:30pm

Don’t let Councilmember Margaret Chin divide and destroy our community by promoting high rents, racism, and displacement The City’s 2008 Rezoning Plan protected the majority white East Village, but excluded our community of Chinatown and Lower East Side. When the community rose up to demand equal protection, the City asked us to “wait patiently.” InContinue Reading

From the Ain’t I A Woman Campaign: Press Conference, Thursday 9/8 @ 11am

Home Attendants Call On First Chinese Presbyterian to Pay for All Hours They Worked FCP workers will invite all home attendants to join them in demanding stolen wages, and ending mandatory 24-hour shifts When: Thursday, September 8, 2016, 11 a.m. Where: In front of 30 Broad Street (location of FCP office), Manhattan, 10002 Home attendantsContinue Reading

Dozens Picket @ Indus Valley Restaurant

Dozens Picket @ Indus Valley Restaurant

Last Sunday, dozens of people united to support and fight with Indus Valley workers. Indus Valley owners, Phuman and Lakhvir Singh, stole wages from their workers and abused their workers for years. Indus Valley workers called on community members and other workers to join them on the picket line.Continue Reading

Court Judgment: Indus Valley owes workers $700,000 Who’s enforcing the law?

from the Justice Will Be Served! Campaign… JOIN THE WEEKLY PICKET IN FRONT OF INDUS VALLEY (MANHATTAN VALLEY), 2636 BROADWAY (AT 100 ST.) BEGINNING THIS SUNDAY, AUGUST 21, AT 5:30 P.M. We are workers of Indus Valley, Earthen Oven and Amla, restaurants owned by Puhman Singh and Lakhvir Singh. We worked hard—some more than 60Continue Reading

From The Ain’t I A Woman?! Campaign & Chinese Staff and Workers Assoc.

 CPC forces home attendants to work 24 hours! Workers call on 1199 SEIU to stand with them, clean up their act! Lai Yee Chan, a home attendant for Chinese-American Planning Council (CPC), helped her patients day and night for over 15 years. During the day, she bathed and fed her patients. At night, she helpedContinue Reading

From the Securing Wages Earned Against Theft Coalition

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The Villager: New Extell building is wrecking the hood, in many ways

YANNIC RACK for the Villager: Lower East Siders gathered near the Manhattan Bridge on South St. once again this week to protest against the 80-story apartment tower — dubbed the “Building from Hell” — that is currently rising there, and whose construction they say is damaging neighboring buildings. “This is not about gentrification, this isContinue Reading

WNYC: Despite New Laws, Delivery Cyclists Continue to Take Risks and Get Hurt

Check out NMASS and delivery workers Carlos Rodriguez-Herrera, interviewed on WNYC Jack D’Isidoro for WNYC: In a city that’s always moving, working as a food delivery cyclist in New York is not only demanding, but incredibly risky: they are four to seven times more likely to be injured in a motor vehicle collision than non-commercial cyclists,Continue Reading

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