LA-based high-road garment center and store Suay Sew Shop, and NDLON have joined forces to launch a collaborative campaign to uplift the importance of all forms of manual skilled labor, and raise funds for advocacy efforts in support of low wage workers in the United States.
On the 3-year mark of the ICE workplace raids in Mississippi, which took place on August 7 2019, the Immigrant Alliance for Justice & Equity of Mississippi (IAJE of MS) released the following statement (more background below), from Executive Director and founder Lorena Quiroz
A shameful display of child labor abuse was recently uncovered in an Alabama Factory, where Central and South American migrant children were not only being hired, but trained to withstand large workloads and long hours. The report by Reuters clearly shows why migrant protections for reporting labor abuse must be put in place by our…
In response to Texas Governor Greg Abbott’s order targeting immigrants across the state, NDLON Campaign Director SG Sarmiento released the following statement:
In response to today’s announcement of a new workers rights policy by the US Department of Labor, groups from the Blue Ribbon Commission on Immigrant Work released the following statements below, with additional background at bottom, and plan to host a national press call on Thursday, July 7.
How are New York’s Day Labor Centers helping to build stronger communities from the bottom up? The NYC Day Labor Coalition is a collaboration of 5 Day Labor Centers in all five boroughs – Brooklyn, Bronx, Queens, Manhattan, and Staten Island – which was created in 2014 to improve the reach and efficacy of day…
In response to ICE Acting Director Tae Johnson testimony before the House Appropriations DHS Subcommittee, NDLON Campaign Director Salvador G Sarmiento released the following statement
City of Jackson & Civil Rights Leaders Unite at Historical Mississippi Civil Rights Site to Call on DHS to Immediate Release Victim of ICE Raids
On Monday morning, civil rights and city leaders held a “Unity Press Conference” at the historic Masonic Lodge in Jackson to send a message directly to U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas to immediately release Ms. Lladi Ambrocio, a victim of ICE’s infamous 2019 raids, and to address the harms caused by ICE’s targeting of workers.
Just three days ago, day laborers and worker centers across the country hosted vigils, marches, and other actions to remember fallen colleagues, loved ones and friends, in a moving nationwide commemoration of those who have died from work-related injuries, illness and abuse. Yesterday we honored the fallen, and today and on International Workers Day we…
On Thursday, April 28, day laborers in worker centers across the country hosted vigils, marches, and other actions to remember fallen colleagues, loved ones and friends, in a moving nationwide commemoration of those who have died from work-related injuries, illness and abuse.