Monday, April 2, 2012

Former Restaurant Workers Demand $27K in Unpaid Wages

By Gloria Medina, El Diario-La Prensa via Voices of NY
March 22, 2012

Wage theft has been a recurring issue for New York City’s Latino community. On March 21, former workers at the restaurant Plaza Garibaldi in Elmhurst, Queens, held a protest, claiming they were cheated out of wages due to them. Below is the translation from Spanish of an El Diario La Prensa article by Gloria Medina on last week’s protest.

Yesterday [March 21], five female ex-workers of the Plaza Garibaldi restaurant in Queens demanded that their former boss pay them $27,000 in wages that they say they earned over months of working there. [...]

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