Category: Low-Wage Workers Highlights

Motion to Dismiss Home Care Aides Lawsuit Denied by State’s Top Court

This article was originally published in BKReader. Read it here. The New York State Department of Labor’s motion to dismiss a lawsuit filed on behalf of home care aides has been denied by the state’s top court. The…

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NY DOL Must Face Challenge To Shuttered Wage Theft Probes

This article was originally published in Law360. Read it here. A group of live-in home care aides may proceed with its bid to force New York’s Department of Labor to reopen wage theft investigations, after a state court…

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Lawsuit Against NYSDOL On Behalf of 24-Hour Home Care Workers Moves Forward

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: January 25, 2024 Contact: New York, NY – The Supreme Court of New York has denied the New York State Department of Labor’s (NYSDOL) motion to dismiss a lawsuit filed by the National Center for…

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Home Health Aides Sue State Labor Department Over Dropped Wage Theft Investigation

Attorneys for underpaid caretakers argue that New York abandoned its legal obligation to workers by closing cases. This article was originally published in The City. Read it here. A group of New York City home health aides is…

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National Center for Law and Economic Justice and Coalition of Immokalee Workers Announce Trailblazing Partnership  

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 16, 2023  CONTACT:  Patrick Fowler, National Center for Law and Economic Justice | fowler@nclej.org Greg Asbed, Coalition of Immokalee Workers | greg@ciw-online.org  NEW YORK, NY – The National Center for Law and Economic Justice (NCLEJ),…

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NCLEJ Files Civil Rights Complaint Against Apple-Metro Over Retaliatory Firing

MEDIA ADVISORY FOR: Thursday, April 27, 2023 – 12:00 PM ETCONTACT:  Patrick Fowler | fowler@nclej.orgAnjana Malhotra | malhotra@nclej.org  New York, NY – The National Center for Law and Economic Justice has filed an amended legal complaint against Apple-Metro,…

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NYC Server Says Applebee’s Operator Favors White Workers

This article was originally published in law360. Read it here. By Caleb Drickey Law360 (April 6, 2023, 6:44 PM EDT) — A Black server at a South Bronx Applebee’s franchise accused the New York restaurateurs of discriminating against…

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