Photo by Worker’s Justice ProjectCity Council will inject $500,000 into New York City’s day laborer job centers, announced Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito, Councilwoman Julissa Ferreras-Copeland, and Councilman Carlos Menchaca at Bay Parkway Community Job Center (8973 Bay Parkway) Monday. Speaking at the Bensonhurst employment center — which is one
Photo by William AlatristeElected officials, community and labor leaders celebrated the 12th anniversary of the Bay Parkway Community Job Center on Friday, honoring it for its history of helping immigrant laborers attain the American dream through education, jobs, safety training and grassroots organizing. We’ve written about the job center
An emergency meeting. Photo courtesy of the Workers Justice Project/Proyecto Justicia LaboralFor more than 12 years, a center in Bensonhurst provided a myriad of services for day laborers and undocumented workers. The laborers depended on the center to keep them off the streets and help connect them to employers.