Meet Gladstein, Reif & Meginniss: 2014 Champion of Economic Justice

Mon, 11/24/2014 - 4:54pm
Attorneys of Gladstein, Reif & Meginniss with NYC Public Advocate Letitia James at the 2014 Brandworkers Awards Dinner

On November 13, 2014, the Brandworkers' community recognized the many achievements of the widely recognized employment and labor law firm Gladstein, Reif & Meginniss at our 2014 Awards Dinner Honoring Champions of Economic Justice.

The Results Are In: 2014 Brandworkers Awards Dinner

Mon, 11/24/2014 - 4:41pm
Lively networking during the cocktail hour in the South Lobby of Riverside Church.
We stretched and we did it: $90,000 raised for immigrant worker organizing in the local food production industry! With the funds raised and with well over 250 Brandworkers community members in attendance, we not only hit our goal, this was the biggest dinner yet!
 
Local food-making workers are breaking through like never before and the 2014 Brandworkers Awards Dinner on November 13th did justice to their mission.

Brandworkers holds Policy Briefing on "Feeding New York"

Tue, 08/05/2014 - 1:02pm

By Lawrence Goun, Brandworkers intern

On Tuesday, June 24, 2014 at the CUNY Murphy Institute in Manhattan, Brandworkers in partnership with the Community Development Project of the Urban Justice Center and the Food Chain Workers Alliance released a ground-breaking report entitled “Feeding New York: Challenges and Opportunities for Workers in New York City's Food Manufacturing Industry.” 150 members of the community came to this release to find out more about the issues that food manufacturing workers face in New York City.

Survey: Nearly half of the city's food manufacturing workers have been injured on the job

Thu, 07/17/2014 - 3:41pm

The following by New York Daily News reporter Erica Pearson was published on Tuesday, June 24, 2014. Click here to read the article on the Daily News website.

Nearly half the city’s food manufacturing workers have been injured while earning their bread, a new survey has found.

Brandworkers has an opening for a part-time Operations Coordinator

Tue, 07/15/2014 - 11:31am

Feeding New York Report Released

Mon, 06/23/2014 - 9:46pm
Download your copy of Feeding New York.

A new report, Feeding New York, authored by the Community Development Project at the Urban Justice Center and Brandworkers is the first-ever report detailing worker’s experiences in the city’s growing food manufacturing industry. It exposes pervasive wage theft, discrimination, lack of job training and dangerous work conditions that impact this majority immigrant sector. The food manufacturing industry prepares and delivers food across the city and has over $5 billion in annual sales.

June 24: Brandworkers to Release Groundbreaking Food Worker Report

Fri, 05/16/2014 - 12:32pm

Brandworkers is proud to announce the completion of "Feeding New York: Challenges and Opportunities for Workers in New York City's Food Manufacturing Industry." This is the first-ever report on NYC's rapidly growing local food production industry from the perspective of the workers employed in the sector.

You are invited to the release of the report at a lively policy briefing featuring workers' rights and food justice leaders.

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