New Labor Forum
New Labor Forum’s “Working-Class Voices” columnist Kressent Pottenger interviewed Narbada Chhetri, former nail salon worker and director of Organizing and Advocacy at Adhikaar (a social justice organization based in New York City with approximately eight hundred members serving the Nepalese and Tibetan community), and Pabitra Dash, nail salon worker and organizer at Adhikaar, about the poor working conditions of nail salon workers in the United States. Highlights of the interview follow.
National Domestic Workers Alliance
With survivor stories and data, the Beyond Survival report and campaign paint a stark reality of domestic worker trafficking in the United States. Including clear policy recommendations for domestic and international decision-makers, emphasizing that survivors themselves must lead the way to end labor exploitation, Beyond Survival empowers trafficking survivors through integrated trainings and leadership development to transform work and end human trafficking.
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Real News Network
In California, advocates, workers and politicians are trying to pass into law a bill that protects the rights of domestic workers.