New Economy Project’s podcast, Let’s Be Real, introduces you to the people, places, and organizations at the forefront of the movement for justice in NYC. Interviews with organizers on the ground will let you know what’s happening across the five boroughs, and how you can get involved. The podcast is hosted by our very own […]
Please join us for our 2017 Breakfast Series. Presenters will kick off lively discussions about racial and economic justice organizing in NYC. Come share ideas, connect, and get involved.
Thomas J. Curry has only one week left as Comptroller of the Currency. But America’s chief regulator of national banks isn’t acting like it. Despite intense opposition from community advocates and conservatives alike, Curry, an Obama appointee, is doubling down on an ill-advised plan that would allow online lenders and other so-called fintech firms to rip people off.
As federal actions threaten immigrants’ rights and economic security, immigrant New Yorkers are rightly concerned about how to protect themselves and their families. Here, you’ll find answers to frequently asked questions about immigrants’ financial rights, based on current laws and information.
El Diario — Mientras acciones federales amenazan los derechos y la seguridad económica de comunidades inmigrantes, los neoyorquinos inmigrantes están enfocándose en cómo protegerse a sí mismos y a sus familias.
City Limits, Op-Ed — Hundreds of thousands of working New Yorkers just had the rug pulled out from under them. The New York State Department of Labor’s (DOL) long-awaited rules on payroll cards were scheduled to take effect this month.
WBAI’s Morning Show — Our Campaigns Coordinator Andy Morrison talks to WBAI’s Morning Show about recent threats to worker and economic justice in New York and beyond.
Next City — Lazy. Leeches. Moochers. Takers. These are just some of the false aspersions cast upon the poor, often by policymakers who are seeking to justify cuts to programs that benefit the poor, from public housing to food stamps. It’s not worth helping them, they say, because the poor don’t work or contribute anything back to society.
New York Times — A New York State effort to more tightly regulate the prepaid cards on which many employees receive their wages was struck down by a review board, which ruled that the state’s Labor Department exceeded its authority in imposing fee limits and other restrictions on the cards.
El Diario — El próximo martes 7 de marzo estaba previsto que entrara en vigor una regulación del departamento de Trabajo del estado de Nueva York que imponía cambios en el uso de las tarjetas de débito para pagar salarios, imponía una serie de requisitos de información y consentimiento por parte del trabajador. La frase está escrita en pasado porque ya no va a ocurrir en esa fecha y podría no entrar en vigor nunca.