OSHA: Laborer’s Fatality Was ‘Completely Avoidable’

On April 6, 2015, C. Moncayo, 22, a laborer from Queens, was making a living as he worked on the construction of a Restoration Hardware store located at 19 Ninth Avenue in Manhattan. Instead of bringing home a paycheck, he died when a 14-foot-deep trench collapsed on...

NY Governor Cuomo Combats Worker Exploitation

On Oct. 14, 2015, Governor Andrew W. Cuomo announced several measures to support the Task Force to Combat Worker Exploitation. The task force has $700,000 for educating workers and employers, for data collection and prosecution, and to put towards compliance efforts....