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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

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

EXCLUSIVE: Latino, immigrant construction workers more likely to die on job in NYC: study

New York Daily News – Thursday, October 24, 2013 -

Just 41% of all construction workers in New York City identify themselves as Latino — but they account for 74% of the fatalities from...

10/24/2013 | Improving Job Quality

Local Progress Issue Briefs

A Policy for Local Progress

A compendium volume of 15...

10/23/2013 | Local Progress: A National Network of Progressive Local Elected Officials

Language Access - The Report

Language Access in New York State: A Snapshot from a Community Perspective

The state government provides New Yorkers with a multitude of services and benefits necessary for their survival...

10/23/2013 | Building an Immigrant Justice Initiative

Allentown protesters take to streets to urge immigration reform

The Express-Times – October 21, 2013, by Colin McEvoy -

Hilda Gonzalez, who moved from Mexico to Allentown 12 years ago, was handed a speakerphone tonight and asked to tell an assembled...

10/21/2013 | Building an Immigrant Justice Initiative

Pilot Program to Represent Detainees Facing Deportation

New York Law Journal – September 30, 2013, by Mark Hamblett and Jeff Storey -

Aiming to foster the rights of immigrants and to keep their families together, two legal services...

09/30/2013 | Creating Deportation Defense

Trabajadores expresan a través del arte sus experiencias como inmigrantes

EFEUSA – September 17, 2013 -

Nueva York, 17 sep (EFEUSA).- Un grupo de trabajadores inauguró hoy una exposición de pinturas, fotografías y vídeos en la que plasmaron sus experiencias...

09/17/2013 | Combating Family Separation & Deportation, Building an Immigrant Justice Initiative

A Victory for Smarter, More Effective Policing

Huffington Post – September 9, 2013, by Brittny Saunders -

On August 22, the New York City Council took the final step toward enacting the Community Safety Act (CSA), overriding Mayor...

09/9/2013 | Combating Discriminatory Policing

Jersey City's smart push for paid sick days: Editorial

Star-Ledger - September 5, 2013 - When a stomach bug flattens your family, should it cost a day’s pay? Does flu season put you in fear of losing your job? For more than 1.2 million New Jersey...

09/5/2013 | Ensuring Paid Sick Time for All Workers, Improving Job Quality

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