NYS Governor Signs Historic Legislation to Control Wage Theft : Tompkins County Workers’ Center Applauds Law That Promotes Lawful Treatment and Recourse to Justice for All NY Workers
With little or no fanfare, the NYS Senate passed the Wage Theft Prevention Act on June 30. They sent it to the Assembly that same day and then… nothing happened.
The press is ablaze with stories about workers’ issues right now; I thought we’d share a few with you. First off, Ithaca College’s Buzzsaw magazine had an article by Lyndsey Lyman about the realities of living without an adequate income, Battling the Poverty Line: the modern paradox of life without a living wage. Image to […]
Today is the day that all of us should reflect on the crime that almost never goes punished: wage theft. Interfaith Worker Justice has a page on its website describing some of the actions IWJ affiliates are planning. Earlier this week, I posted a bit about a wage theft case involving immigrant workers mistreated while […]
Our friends at National Employment Law Project and the a few of their pals (notably the other 98%, True Majority, Americans for Responsible Taxation and US Action) are asking everyone to contact their Senators tomorrow, Tuesday November 16, to support those Americans who are unemployed and about to lose their Unemployment benefits. Here is their […]