National Employment Law Project

  • Blogs

    August 29, 2013

    Fast Food Workers Are Walking off the Job in 50 Cities Today, Including New York

    Strike actions and rallies will dot the city today as fast food workers' frustrations will too-low wages and lack of collective bargaining rights come to a head. Fast food employees in 50 cities, including New York, will take to the streets for increases in pay and the right to organize unions witho ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 14, 2010

    Albany OKs Stronger Labor Law for Workers

    New York's beleaguered actors waiters can celebrate today: Governor Paterson just signed into law new penalties for employers who bilk their workers out of fair wages and overtime pay. The law, which takes effect in April, hopes to curtail some of the problems that are "rampant" in service indu ... More >>

  • Columns

    December 1, 2010

    Stealing Immigrants' Wages in New York

    Fleecing the immigrants is a big, safe business in New York

  • News

    February 1, 2000

    Home Work

    Immigrant Nanny Takes Executive to Court