Tag: Dry Cleaning

$7 an Hour, 72 Hours a Week: Why Laundry Workers Have Had Enough

One afternoon last February, in front of dozens of riled-up protesters and two police officers, a small, visibly distraught woman confronted her employer at Sunshine Shirt Laundry Center, a family-owned cleaner in Bay Ridge, Brooklyn. In the back of the store, stacks of dirty shirts spilled from a few laundry carts alongside an ironing board, […]

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