Nov 16, 2022

All workers in New York City, regardless of citizenship status, are granted the same rights under New York State labor laws. They have the right to a fair wage, to be paid on time and to work free of harassment and discrimination. But in the construction industry, undocumented immigrant workers who are reluctant to report violations are at risk of being exploited by their employers. We attend a training session aimed at teaching recent migrants how to advocate for themselves on the job.
Reported by Amanda Rozon