Handshu Class Action Settlement Hearing Notice

By Executive Director, February 10, 2016 6:45 pm

ATTENTION ALL INDIVIDUALS AND ORGANIZATIONS WHO ENGAGE OR HAVE ENGAGED IN LAWFUL POLITICAL, EDUCATIONAL, SOCIAL OR RELIGIOUS ACTIVITY IN NEW YORK CITY:

YOUR RIGHTS MAY BE AFFECTED BY A SETTLEMENT IN THE HANDSCHU CIVIL RIGHTS CLASS ACTION.

A fairness hearing on the Handshu Class Action Settlement will be held:

Tuesday, April 19, 2016  10:oo am
Daniel Patrick Moynihan U.S. Courthouse
500 Pearl Street
courtroom of Judge Charles W. Haight, Jr.

Read the Hearing Notice here

Read the text full of the proposed modified Handshu Guidelines here

The following documents contain additional information about the settlement:

Memo in Support of Motion

Notice of Motion

 

 

 

NLG-NYC Summer 2015 Newsletter is Here!

By Chapter Coordinator, August 7, 2015 6:10 pm

The latest issue of NYC News is here!

The NLG-NYC Summer 2015 issue is jam-packed with committee reports, reviews and member news, and the Spring Fling in photos!

Get your copy here!

 

NLG-NYC Labor & Employment: Know Your Rights Cards Now Available!

By Chapter Coordinator, August 7, 2015 1:39 pm

With financial support from the NLG Foundation and much hard work, the NYC-NLG Labor & Employment Committee’s Know Your Rights: A 2015 Guide for Workers in New York City palm cards are finally here.

The cards, in Spanish and English, provide information regarding various local, employment-related rights, including rights to minimum wage, overtime, paid and unpaid leave, and to organize, among others.  The Committee partnered with MFY Legal Services, Inc., which will be distributing half of the cards we have printed to workers and clients.  The Committee will be working with local advocacy groups to develop a distribution plan for the remainder of the cards, and for future printed editions.

The cards are available for download here, and there are printing/folding instructions available here.  Feel free to print and disseminate among workers and advocates.

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