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By Hector Cordero-Guzman, Ph.D., Elizabeth Pantaleon, MPA and Martha Chavez, MPA.School of Public Affairs, Baruch College, City University of New York (CUNY) Day laborers have played a crucial role in Sandy relief efforts, yet many of their contributions remain invisible and unrecognized by local governments and disaster planning and relief agencies. This report discusses the…
New York and East Coast Worker Centers & Street Corner Hiring Sites Re-Open to Provide Ready and Reliable Labor
to Homeowners and Businesses Damaged by Sandy
11.05.2012 – New York City, NY
As New York and much of the East Coast turn to deal with the flooding and damage caused by the super storm, day laborer worker centers and street corner hiring sites have reopened their doors and workers have made themselves available for all repair efforts.
Day laborers served a critical role in the reconstruction of New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina and are committed to helping rebuild places damaged by the storm, especially the hard-hit New York region.
Homeowners and employers can find the help they need by contacting worker centers in their area listed below or at hireadaylaborer.org