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Worker Rights

If you work in New York City, you have rights regardless of immigration status, national origin, or country of origin. Learn more at https://www.nyc.gov/site/dca/workers/workersrights/know-your-worker-rights.page.

To learn about your worker rights throughout New York State, visit https://dol.ny.gov/workforce-protections.

 

Forced Labor/Human Trafficking

Forced labor, also known as human trafficking, is a crime. If you are:

  • Told you must work to pay off a debt
  • Promised a benefit like a green card or money that you don’t receive
  • Told your employer will keep your passport, ID or employment contract
  • Threatened that someone will call the police or immigration if you do not work
  • Threatened that you or your family will suffer physical or other harm
  • Actually harmed, or a family member is harmed

Call the National Trafficking Hotline 1-888-373-7888 (24 hours/7 days a week) OR the New York Department of Labor Hotline 1-877-466-9757 (9-5, M-F) OR email trafficking@labor.ny.gov.

In an emergency, call 911.


Workplace Protections for Specific Workers

Learn about workplace protections for specific workers: