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We’d Be Picking Workers Up Off The Street

Salon - October 29, 2013, by Josh Eidelson -

If the potential president does business's bidding on a new scaffolding bill, workers will die, an advocate warns.


11/4/2013 | Improving Job Quality

New York Immigrant Family Unity Project - The Report

The New York Immigrant Family Unity Project:
Good for Families, Good for Employers, and Good for All New Yorkers

Each year, thousands of New Yorkers — parents, siblings, employers,...

10/29/2013 | Creating Deportation Defense

Fatal Inequality - The Report

Fatal Inequality
Workplace Safety Eludes Construction Workers of Color in New York State

The construction industry is full of dangerous jobs. Smaller companies often have...

10/25/2013 | Improving Job Quality

Más obreros hispanos de la construcción mueren en el trabajo a nivel nacional

Univision National – October 25, 2013 -

Los activista y expertos están poniendo en tela de juicio la seguridad de los trabajadores de la construcción en Nueva York, además, un...

10/25/2013 | Improving Job Quality

Vast Majority Of Construction Site Deaths Are Latino Or Immigrant Workers

Think Progress – October 25, 2013, by Esther Yu-Hsi Lee -

A Center for Popular Democracy report released on...

10/25/2013 | Improving Job Quality

Más hispanos mueren en NY en trabajos de construcción

El Diario – October 25, 2013, by Juan Matossian -

En el 60% de los casos de fallecimientos por caídas, investigados entre 2003 y 2011 en el estado, la víctima era latino y/o...

10/25/2013 | Improving Job Quality

Latinos Presentan La Mayor Tasa De Mortalidad Por Accidentes En Industria De La Construcción De Nueva York

Latinos Post – October 25, 2013 -

La población hispana e inmigrante que es empleada en el sector de la construcción del estado de Nueva York es el grupo étnico más vulnerable a...

10/25/2013 | Improving Job Quality

Latinos make up majority of fatal falls at construction sites in NY

Al Jazeera America – October 24, 2013, by Dexter Mullins and Roxana Saberi -

Latino and immigrant workers are at a disproportionate risk of dying from construction-site accidents in New...

10/24/2013 | Improving Job Quality

New Report Says NYC Latino Construction Workers Disproportionately Die On The Job

Fox News Latino – October 24, 2013 -

A disproportional number of Latino construction workers in New York City die while on the job compared to their coworkers of other races,...

10/24/2013 | Improving Job Quality

Study: Latino and Immigrant Workers More Likely To Die in Construction Falls

WNYC – October 24, 2013, by Mirela Iverac - In New York, the majority of those who die working in construction are Latinos and immigrants, according to a new report from the Center for Popular...

10/24/2013 | Improving Job Quality, Building an Immigrant Justice Initiative


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