Economic Justice News
Today 100 courageous women paid a price in their demand that Congress enact fair and comprehensive immigration reform: they were arrested as they blocked a major thoroughfare in front of the Capitol in Washington, DC. LatinoJustice PRLDEF applauds each and every one of them as they forced the country to draw attention to the injustices created by our broken immigration system.
Read the summary of the 2013 Senate Immigration Reform Bill.
The purpose of the Latinas At Work Project is to challenge the systemic abuse of immigrant women workers in New York and to hold unscrupulous empolyment agencies accountable.
A federal agency is suing a Southampton commercial laundry service, claiming the company "created a sexually hostile work environment" for its female employees and then retaliated against them when they complained -- in some cases by firing them.