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.
Since graduating two years ago from a small private high school in Queens, Ya’seen Madyun has completed a culinary training program and has attended security training courses, all in the hopes of landing a job that pays anywhere near $50,000.…
Our public transit system is the economic lifeblood of the city. Fair fares will mean that New York’s poorest workers no longer have to struggle to afford to take the bus or subway. It will mean that workers across the city don’t have to go broke just getting to work.