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EVENTS
2007 Calendar

o  Thursday, Feb. 22nd:  Andolan Fundraiser

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Information to all workers, regardless of immigration status:

o You have the right to be paid minimum wage ($6.75/hr) and overtime.

o You have the right to be paid in U.S. dollars every two weeks.

o You have the right to work free of abusive behavior.

o You have the right to adequate mealtime breaks.

o You have the right to one full day off each week, paid holidays, vacation every year, personal and sick days.

o You have the right to organize for better work conditions.

o Immigration status is private information, so consult with a trusted advocate before sharing your immigration status to an employer.

If you are contacted by the police or FBI:

o You are only required by law to give your name.

o You have the right to remain silent and ask for a lawyer.

o You do not have to allow an agent into your home if there is no warrant for your arrest.




Mission: Andolan organizes low-income, South Asian workers to fight against injustices faced because of abusive employers. Andolan envisions a world in which all workers are treated with respect and dignity.


Andolan
’s main Program Areas:

  1. Providing support and resources to workers through workshops, individual assistance, and facilitating the exchange of information among workers;
  2. Bringing lawsuits against abusive employers;
  3. Organizing and educating workers through campaigns.

We speak Hindi, Urdu, Bengali, Nepali, and Punjabi.
If you have any questions, please contact us!


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