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Risk of Forced Labor at Abu Dhabi Remains, Contradicting NYU

Risk of Forced Labor at Abu Dhabi Remains, Contradicting NYU

By Kristina Hayhurst, News Editor

August 26, 2018


Filed under News, Top Stories, University News

The latest report from NYU’s Coalition for Fair Labor recounts labor abuse against workers on the Abu Dhabi campus over the years since it’s inception. Immediate after this report was released, NYU finally released its compliance report for the workers on the campus that disagreed with the coalitions initial report in.

NYU student activists rally in support of Abu Dhabi workers

NYU student activists rally in support of Abu Dhabi workers

By Marita Vlachou, News Editor

May 1, 2015


Filed under News

The NYU Abu Dhabi Justice Coalition held a rally in support of Abu Dhabi workers on May Day.

Continued Abu Dhabi labor abuses alarming

Continued Abu Dhabi labor abuses alarming

By WSN Editorial Board

February 11, 2015


Filed under Opinion

Human Rights Watch reports that labor conditions at NYU's construction projects in Abu Dhabi's Saadiyat Island aren't been monitored closely enough and abuses are still happening.

Exotic dancers deserve fair wages

Exotic dancers deserve fair wages

By WSN Editorial Board, Editorial Board

November 17, 2014


Filed under Opinion

The $10 million plus back pay in the Rick's Cabaret case is long overdue and represents a victory for both fair wages and for workers in the adult entertainment industry.

Program compromises spirit of global network

Program compromises spirit of global network

By WSN Editorial Board

November 10, 2014


Filed under Opinion

The New York Post published an article on Nov. 9 revealing that NYU’s tech-work program is currently supplying cheap labor for startup companies, paying graduate students only $10 an hour. Despite the fact that the students’ electrical engineering and computer programming skills enable the startu...