2014

  1. GothamistAdvocacy Groups Release Helpful Guide For Williamsburg’s Female Day Laborers – WJP member states, “”We need to stand up, united together, to organize and ensure that our work is respected, is valued and is protected.”
  2. TeleSur EnglishWorker cooperatives, an employment option –  Apple Eco-Cleaning Co-op and WJP leaders share their stories on how they are organizing to raise wages and lift workplace standards in house cleaning.
  3. Noticias MundoFOXProyecto de Justicia Laboral ayuda a las jornaleras en NYC  – Worker’s Justice Project is organizing to win better working conditions and change exploitative practices.
  4. The New RepublicObama’s Immigration Plan Is a Game Changer for Undocumented Construction Workers – The Brooklyn-based Worker’s Justice Project (WJP) acts as a kind of union surrogate for immigrants, offering OSHA-10 classes, conducting safety audits of sites and bargaining with employers to ensure workers receive adequate wages
  5. CUNY TV: Female Day Laborers Fight Wage Theft in New York City.
  6. AlterNetThe Sneaky Ways Employers Are Stealing Our Wages.
  7. New York TimesJob Center Gives a Voice, and Fair Wages, to an ‘Invisible’ Work Force.
  8. Grassroots Economic OrganizingBuilding a Just Economy Based on Trust and Care.
  9. TruthoutLeveling the Playing Field for Worker Cooperatives.
  10. NY1Empleadas domésticas aprenden sus derechos y a negociar en español.
  11. Al Jazeera America:Undocumented N.Y.C. domestic workers clean up with collective. Housekeepers own shares in legal business cooperative to make money, pay taxes and stay safe while laboring in homes
  12. Al Jazeera America: Female Day Laborers Finding Dignity In A Worker Cooperative, Apple Eco-Cleaning. Domestic Workers fighting for their rights in the corner and their workplace through the power of organizing.
  13. The Nation: As New York’s Construction Industry Booms, Workers’ Lives Are Being Put on the Line – Antonio Sanchez of the WJP proclaimed, “Every day immigrant construction workers like myself put our lives at risk. Many have gotten injured because irresponsible contractors provide us defective…machinery, weak scaffolding, broken ladders or simply no safety protection.”
  14. Inquistr:

    Let us be part of the American Dream – The Center seeks to combat unfair wages and improve working conditions for immigrant construction workers.

    The center also seeks to combat unfair wages, which has led to the center becoming one of the “most established and respected hiring halls in New York City
    Read more at http://www.inquisitr.com/1238823/the-bay-parkway-community-job-center-celebrates-12-years-of-helping-immigrant-workers/#l3tzTr5mcJYGcf0b.9
    The center also seeks to combat unfair wages, which has led to the center becoming one of the “most established and respected hiring halls in New York City,
    Read more at http://www.inquisitr.com/1238823/the-bay-parkway-community-job-center-celebrates-12-years-of-helping-immigrant-workers/#l3tzTr5mcJYGcf0b.99
    The center also seeks to combat unfair wages, which has led to the center becoming one of the “most established and respected hiring halls in New York City,
    Read more at http://www.inquisitr.com/1238823/the-bay-parkway-community-job-center-celebrates-12-years-of-helping-immigrant-workers/#l3tzTr5mcJYGcf0b.99
    The center also seeks to combat unfair wages, which has led to the center becoming one of the “most established and respected hiring halls in New York City,
    Read more at http://www.inquisitr.com/1238823/the-bay-parkway-community-job-center-celebrates-12-years-of-helping-immigrant-workers/#l3tzTr5mcJYGcf0b.99
    The center also seeks to combat unfair wages, which has led to the center becoming one of the “most established and respected hiring halls in New York City
    Read more at http://www.inquisitr.com/1238823/the-bay-parkway-community-job-center-celebrates-12-years-of-helping-immigrant-workers/#l3tzTr5mcJYGcf0b.99

    The center also seeks to combat unfair wages, which has led to the center becoming one of the “most established and respected hiring halls in New York City
    Read more at http://www.inquisitr.com/1238823/the-bay-parkway-community-job-center-celebrates-12-years-of-helping-immigrant-workers/#l3tzTr5mcJYGcf0b.9

     

     

    The center also seeks to combat unfair wages, which has led to the center becoming one of the “most established and respected hiring halls in New York City
    Read more at http://www.inquisitr.com/1238823/the-bay-parkway-community-job-center-celebrates-12-years-of-helping-immigrant-workers/#l3tzTr5mcJYGcf0b.
  15. Brooklyn Daily Eagle: Bay Parkway Community Job Center marks 12 years of service – Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito presented members of the Worker’s Justice Project with a City Council proclamation
  16. Al Jazeera America: Lined up on ‘la parada’: Advocating for NYC’s day laborers – The WJP was established in New York in 2010 to fight for the rights of low-wage immigrant workers.
  17. El Diario: Celebran 12 años de ayuda a jornaleros en Bay Parkway: Bay Parkway Community Job Center ha asegurado mejores salarios y entrenamiento básico a miles de empleados hispanos en Nueva York
  18. NY1: Brooklyn Organization Honored for Work With Immigrant Workers – Elected officials and community leaders gathered to honor WJP that’s been helping immigrant workers for more than a decade.
  19. El Diario La Prensa: Professional Back Home, Day Laborers in NY: Day Laborers and members of the WJP that switched chalk and book for the hammer and the nail.
  20. El Diario La Prensa: Clases de Ingles Para Trabajadoras del Hogar: WJP empower female day laborers through education and organizing.
  21. Build Up NYC: A Call for Safety Equipment, Training for Workers on Luxury Condo Renovation: Workers Justice Project (WJP) stand up for construction workers in NYC and against developers like JDS reap large economic benefits at the price of workers lives.
  22. Tiempo ABC 7: Improving the lives and giving a voice to thousands of workers in New York City:  Workers Justice Project share about their day laborer organizing work in NYC.
  23. Labor Press: Build Up NYC Demonstrates At ‘Unsafe’ Condo Job: Almost two-thirds of the fatal construction accidents in New York City from 2008 to 2012 happened on nonunion sites.
  24. Nation Swell: These Workers Are There When We Need Them. Now We’ve Got to Keep Them Safe: Workers Justice Project (WJP) helping improve the safety and pay conditions for day laborers.
  25. El Diario MX: Mejoran condiciones de trabajo para ‘jornaleros de las esquinas’ en EU: El centro de trabajadores del Proyecto de Justicia Laboral, aumento ingreso de jornaleros de unos 20 mil a 46 mil 800 dólares anuales.
  26. Univision Noticias: Jornaleros luchando por sus derechos laborales: Miles de jornaleros sufren todo tipo de abusos laborales en los Estados Unidos.
  27. El Diario La Prensa: Workers Justice Project (WJP) en defensa de los jornaleros: El Proyecto Justicia Laboral lucha por el pago justo y condiciones seguras de trabajo en la industria de la construcción
  28. Washington Post: Day laborers helped by groups in NY, elsewhere: The Workers Justice Project’s center in Bensonhurst in Brooklyn —enforces living wages and safe working standards for NYC day laborers.
  29. The Wall Street Journal: Day laborers helped by groups in NY, elsewhere: The Workers Justice Project’s center in Bensonhurst in Brooklyn —enforces living wages and safe working standards for NYC day laborers.
  30. ABC News: Day Laborers Helped by Groups in NY, Elsewhere: The Workers Justice Project’s center in Bensonhurst in Brooklyn —enforces living wages and safe working standards for NYC day laborers.
  31. Star-Telegram: Day laborers helped by groups in NY, elsewhere: Workers Justice Project (WJP) brings  NYC day laborers together to negotiate family living wages, enforce health and safety measure and a dignify workplace.