New work protections for domestic workers set to begin 2015

A law taking effect on 2015 will give new work protections for domestic workers. Domestic workers are nannies, housekeepers, and elder caregivers. They clean and cook and care for children and the elderly. Many are immigrants with a limited knowledge of the laws of this country or of the state in which they work. Some … Read moreNew work protections for domestic workers set to begin 2015

It's Labor Day! Check out our collection of Top 10 "Know your Rights" resources for NYS Workers

With Labor Day now upon us and all the news about the need to raise the federal minimum wage, we thought we would take a few minutes to share some of our favorite New York workers’ rights resources. Many workers’ rights are protected by federal, state, and local laws, therefore, take a few minutes to … Read moreIt's Labor Day! Check out our collection of Top 10 "Know your Rights" resources for NYS Workers

New York City Gets Ready For Paid Sick Days

For years, over 1 million New Yorkers have forced themselves to go in to work regardless of their, or a family member’s, poor health. Risk of getting fired, losing preference on good shifts and no access to sick pay are the main causes behind this crisis – a crisis which not only endangers the individual … Read moreNew York City Gets Ready For Paid Sick Days