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Federal Courts Affirm Day Laborers’ Constitutional Rights To Solicit Work on Public Streets and Sidewalks

Today, federal courts affirmed that day laborers’ have the Rights to solicit work on public streets  Solicit Work on Public Streets and Sidewalks. Specifically, the Second Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed the decision of the United States District Court for the Eastern Division of New York holding that the Town of Oyster Bay’s anti-day labor ordinance violates the First Amendment. The ordinance, which made it illegal to solicit day labor on public streets and sidewalks, has been permanently enjoined.

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NDLON Convenes 8th National Day Laborer Assembly:

From August 22nd – 25th, the National Day Laborer Organizing Network and member organizations from around the country will convene its 8th national day laborer assembly at Santa Clara University. Organizers expect more than 400 day laborers and community leaders to attend the National Assembly. For nearly 15 years,, NDLON has convened and hosted a national assembly to discuss the vision and strategy of the national immigrant & workers rights movement in conjunction with developing political analysis and building strategic skills.

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