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The Noxious Origins of NYC Gentrification: Cooking Gas

Michael Shank, Ph.D. | Posted 01.05.2016 | New York
Michael Shank, Ph.D.

Keeping landlords honest in New York City - or New York State, for that matter - is not an enviable task, given how common the less-than-honest ones are, but it's a job that nonetheless falls squarely in the laps of city and state officials.

Standing Up for Low Wage Workers

Camille Rivera | Posted 08.27.2013 | New York
Camille Rivera

It has been amazing to witness the fast food-worker strikes that have swept the country in the past few months. One of the most shocking things that the workers have complained about is that their employers have been cheating them out of their full pay. These aren't isolated incidents.

The Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire, 100 Years Later

Eric T. Schneiderman | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Eric T. Schneiderman

The lessons of the Triangle Shirtwaist fire have been lost on many of my colleagues in government. In Wisconsin, we are seeing a radical assault on employee protections.