Workers picket on 48th Street today This afternoon, former workers from the now-closed 39th Street and 86th Street branches of Wu Liang Ye picketed in front of the 48th Street restaurant of the same name, which the workers say is owned by their former employers, an assertion the restaurant de ... More >>
The U.S. District Court of the Southern District of New York charged that the Wu Liang Ye branches on 39th Street and 86th Street (restaurants which were owned by the Chinese government) repeatedly engaged in unethical labor practices, including violating overtime and minimum wage laws. The judgment ... More >>
A coalition of groups opposing the proposed rezoning of the Lower East Side held a trilingual press conference and protest outside Manhattan Borough President Scott Stringer's Office today, delivering a petition asking him to reject the rezoning plan recently approved by Manhattan Community Board 3. ... More >>
Today's story "Lower East Side Rezone Sparks Border War in Chinatown" highlighted the opposition to the city's plan to rezone 111 blocks in the Lower East Side and East Village. Critics say the plan protects the wealthier, whiter parts of the Community District 3 from aggressive development but igno ... More >>
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