Laundry Workers Center
Laundry Workers Center


Resources Regarding Labor:

  • National Labor Relations Board


    • NLRB protects the right to form a union. Employees, employers and unions can file charges alleging illegal behavior, or file petitions seeking an election regarding union representation.

  • Department of Labor-Employment Law Guide

  • Information about Wages and Hours Worked: Minimum Wage and Overtime Pay.  For questions, call the New York State Department of Labor (212) 775 3880 or Department of Labor Division of Immigrant Policies and Affairs (212) 775-3665

  • New Jersey Division of Wage and Hour Compliance

  • (609) 292-3658

    • Call for wage and hour compliance inquiries.

Resources Regarding Immigration:

  • National Lawyers’ Guild Immigration Project


    • The National Immigration Project (NIPNLG) is a national non-profit that provides legal and technical support to immigrant communities, legal practitioners, and all advocates seeking to advance the rights of noncitizens

  • Immigration Hotline

  • (212) 419-3737

  • (800) 566-7636

    • Services the immigration hotline provides are benefits counseling, immigration services, interpretation and translation services, labor rights and laws services, and legal services.

  • Families for Freedom

  • (646) 290-5551


    • Multi-ethnic network by, and for, immigrants facing deportation, and their families.

Resources Regarding Encounters with Police:

  • Immigrant Defense Project


    • Provides information on and analysis on immigration consequences of criminal dispositions but does not provide legal representation to clients.

Resources Regarding Compensation:

  • The New York State Workers' Compensation Board protects the rights of employees and employers by ensuring the proper delivery of benefits to those who are injured or ill, and by promoting compliance with the law.


  • The New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development

  • The New Jersey Division of Workers' Compensation works to ensure that proper benefits are paid to workers who are injured on the job in addition to enforcing the law requiring employers to obtain insurance coverage for their employees.

Want to Get Involved?

Have questions, want to volunteer, need legal support, or want to start a campaign in your workplace or community?


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