Congratulations to Our Newly Elected Board Of Directors!

At the end of 2016, we held our bi-annual elections for the NMASS Board of Directors. Join us in congratulating our new board members:

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Weds., 2/22: JWBS Monthly Picket @ Manhattan Valley Restaurant

We invite everyone: Join the monthly picket at Indus Valley, 2636 Broadway (100 St.) –  Wednesday, 2/22, at 5:30 p.m. Boycott the Singhs’ businesses, including the Bergdorf Goodman employee cafeteria, the Dakota Bar, Columbus Gourmet Deli, Manhattan Valley and City Market Café Call on your state elected officials and Governor Cuomo to pass the SWEATContinue Reading

Sign The Petition: Gov. Cuomo, Take Immediate Action Against Wage Theft!

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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 aContinue Reading

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

Thank you 5 year pledgers!

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National Mobilization Against Sweatshops

Lower East Side Workers Center

345 Grand Street, NY, NY, 10003

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