[Immigrantrightsnynj] FW: Don't miss July 27th press briefing on minimum wage increase
Immigrant Rights NYNJ
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Fri Jul 24 12:25:41 EDT 2009
Don't miss July 27th press briefing on minimum wage increase
For Immediate Release:
July 24, 2009
The minimum wage in New York State will go up to $7.25 per hour today, July 24th.
Will the poor economy trump gains in the minimum wage?
WHAT: Briefing on the impact of the minimum wage increase - labor's and advocates' response
. WHO: Terri Gerstein, Deputy Commissioner, New York Department of Labor; Maritere Arce Director, Department of Labor Bureau of Immigrant Workers Rights; Hector Figueroa, Secretary Treasurer, SEIU; and Rajesh D. Nayak, Staff Attorney, National Employment Law Project
WHEN: Monday, July 27 at @ 2:00PM
WHERE: CUNY Graduate School of Journalism
219 W. 40th Street | New York, NY 10018
Forty percent of New York City's population is immigrant and make up the bulk of its labor force.
. WILL THE ECONOMIC DOWNTURN HAVE IMPACT ON NEW WAGE ENFORCEMENT?
. WHAT OPTIONS DO EMPLOYEES HAVE TO ENSURE THEY ARE PAID AS PER THE NEW WAGES?
. WHAT RECOURSE DO UNDOCUMENTED WORKERS HAVE TO ENSURE THEY TOO ARE PAID FAIRLY?
. HOW WILL THE LABOR DEPT. ADDRESS WAGE ENFORCEMENT ISSUES?
. WHAT SHOULD YOUR COMMUNITIES KNOW TO HELP SUPPORT WAGE ENFORCEMENT?
Find answers to these and many more questions!
Organized by New York Community Media Alliance, in collaboration with CUNY TV, NY Department of Labor and National Employment Law Project.
RSVP: Jehangir Khattak: nycomm at indypressny.org, 212 279-1442
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