New York, New York – September 26, 2018. Today a coalition of community, environmental, education and child welfare organizations called on the city to back a pilot program for a worker and parent-owned electric school bus co-operative, as a first step in transforming the broken school bus industry.…
The Stop Sexual Harassment in NYC Act is a comprehensive law that "protects independent and contracted workers, and even unpaid interns." We are working to ensure that companies and organizations are implementing these laws effectively. This is one step forward for putting a permanent end to sexual harassment and changing workplace culture.
Maritza-Silva Farrell voices her concerns about new e-commerce businesses and their disruption to local businesses, stability for low-wage workers and other global manufacturers and retailers. Her previous fight to keep Walmart from expanding into the city isn't over yet. She and other labor activists are switching fronts to combat the rise of digital company giants like Amazon and Jet.
In a Daily News op-ed, "The subways' new leadership test: Where will the money for long-overdue transformation come from?" John Raskin and Martiza Silva-Farrell express their demands for an revitalized MTA system that relies on a new, sustainable source of revenue.