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02/11/2014 | Expanding Municipal ID Cards

Immigration Advocates Applaud Mayor Bill De Blasio’s ID Card Plan

CBSNew York - February 11, 2014 - Undocumented immigrants and their supporters are cheering Mayor Bill de Blasio’s plan for creating city identification cards this year. But, as WCBS 880′s Alex...

02/11/2014 | Expanding Municipal ID Cards

Who We Are: Municipal ID Cards as a Local Strategy to Promote Belonging and Shared Community Identity

One of the paradoxes at the center of the struggle for immigrant rights in the United States is that while immigration law and policy is made at the national level, most of the impacts of those...

02/10/2014 | Expanding Municipal ID Cards

New York City's Undocumented Immigrants Will Get Municipal IDs, Says Mayor De Blasio

Huffington Post - February 10, 2014 - New York City's undocumented immigrants will soon be able to obtain municipal ID cards, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced Monday.

"We will protect the...

02/10/2014 | Expanding Municipal ID Cards

Newark, NJ Passes Earned Sick Days Bill by 5-0





01/28/2014 | Ensuring Paid Sick Time for All Workers

Occupy the Minimum Wage: Will Young People Restore the Strength of Unions?

The Guardian - January 26, 2014, by Rose Hackman - Alicia White, 25, defied the odds of a poor background by attending college on a partial scholarship and going to graduate school. While she...

01/26/2014 | Improving Job Quality

Paid Sick Leave Now Mandatory for Most Businesses in Jersey City

The Jersey Journal - January 24, 2014, by Terrence McDonald - When Jersey City in September 2012 became the first New Jersey municipality to mandate that most private businesses provide paid sick...

01/24/2014 | Ensuring Paid Sick Time for All Workers, Improving Job Quality

Mayor Signals New Future with Paid Sick Days Move

Gotham Gazette - January 23, 2014, by Amy Carroll & Javier Valdés - Mayor Bill de Blasio and City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito have announced an expansion of paid sick leave coverage...

01/23/2014 | Ensuring Paid Sick Time for All Workers, Improving Job Quality

How to Build an Anti-Poverty Movement, From the Grassroots Up

The Nation - January 14, 2014, by Greg Kaufman - With more than 46 million people living below the poverty line, struggling to survive on $19,530 or less for a family of three, and with more than...


Paid Sick Days Advocates Applaud De Blasio & Mark-Viverito On Expansion Of Earned Sick Time


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NEW YORK – Today, Mayor Bill de Blasio and...

01/17/2014 | Ensuring Paid Sick Time for All Workers


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