On Monday, March 6, morning traffic on the Brooklyn bound side of the Manhattan bridge was shut down by a group of more than 500 workers and community advocates from all over New York State to call for a safety net fund that would support workers who currently do not qualify for unemployment benefits.
Equal Employment Opportunity Commission Releases FAQ Regarding New DHS Deferred Action Policy for Migrant Workers
The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has released a Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) page to their website, which offers guidance for immigrant workers and advocates requesting agency support to seek deferred action protections.
Today, US Secretary of Labor Marty Walsh joined Doug Parker, assistant Secretary for Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) to sign a memorandum granting OSHA the authority to Issue U-Visa & T-Visa certifications.
“Los nostálgicos llamados del presidente Biden esta noche a una vuelta a la normalidad política y a las cálidas amistades bipartidistas fueron chocantes. Son palabras para tiempos normales, pero estos no lo son.
President Biden’s nostalgic calls tonight for a return to political normality and warm friendships across the aisle were jarring. Those are words for normal times, but these are not normal times.
Today, Department of Labor Secretary and former Boston Mayor Marty Walsh has announced he will be leaving the Biden administration to run the NHL Players’ Association.
Following the announcement of Ron Klain’s departure as White House Chief of Staff, Pablo Alvarado released the following statement:
The Biden administration is being awfully quiet about a remarkable thing it just did — a game-changing decision that promises to make workplaces safer and fairer for all workers by protecting immigrants from the employers who abuse and exploit them.
In response to today’s announcement of a new workers rights policy by the US Department of Homeland Security, workers rights organizations from the Blue Ribbon Commission on Immigrant Work released the statements below, and held a virtual press call to respond to the new immigrant whistleblower policy.
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has announced that noncitizen workers who are victims of, or witnesses to, the violation of labor rights, can now access a streamlined and expedited deferred action request process to advance their workplace rights.