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March 28, 2013

Broadcast: Stop and Frisk Trial: Day 7

The Stop and Frisk trial continued in Federal District Court with testimony by the three police officers who stopped and frisked David Floyd in front of his own home. #Floyd is one of the plaintiffs in the class action suit brought by the Center for Constitutional Rights against the City of New York. Outside the courtroom members of the LGBTQ community [ including members of Make the Road New York] support the Legal Challenge to NYPD Stop and Frisk practices.

To listen to the broadcast, click here.

More on: Expanding Civil Rights 


Paid Sick Days Now the Law in NYC!

Starting July 30, 2014, workers in NYC can now take paid sick days under the recent expansion of the Earned Sick Time Act that MRNY members helped to win.

Building upon the original law, now workers at businesses with 5 employees or more can earn up to 5 paid days off per year to care for themselves or a sick family member. No worker in NYC can be fired for taking a sick day. Read more...