"Wage theft is a very common occurrence, you know," said activist Charlie Uruchima. "Day laborers are robbed on a daily basis all over the city...We have workers who come in everyday that need some sort of consultation, some sort of help because a contractor picked them up two days ago and they don't know what happened because the guy never paid them what they owed them."
Watch segment on NY1's website: www.ny1.com/nyc/all-boroughs/news/2016/03/2/immigrants--rights-group-launches-app-to-prevent-wage-theft-from-day-laborers.html
NICE joined New York City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito, Council Member Julissa Ferreras-Copeland (Chair of the Committee on Finance) and Council Member Carlos Menchaca (Chair on the Committee on Immigration), along with coalition partners of the Day Laborer Workforce Initiative, to celebrate a historic funding victory for day laborer centers in New York City.Read more
NICE co-sponsors policy briefing and report release event for "Bridging the Gap: Overcoming Barriers to Immigrant Financial Empowerment in Northwest Queens."Read more