Queens Sweatshop

Friday, August 01, 2008

New York Labor Commissioner Patricia Smith discusses the recent shutdown of a sweatshop in Queens.


Patricia Smith
News, weather, Radiolab, Brian Lehrer and more.
Get the best of WNYC in your inbox, every morning.

Comments [3]

Artair from North Jersey

Listening to guest host Mike Pesca interviewing Patricia Smith made me cringe. In the 15 minutes I heard, his comments were juvenile, even irrelevant and did little to enhance the interview. I mean, of all things, asking what her initial "M." stands for?! Overall, he seemed rather uninformed about the topic, and comes across as a bit too aggressive. Ms. Smith got her ideas across well despite the lack of support from the interviewer. Can't wait until Brian is back.

Aug. 01 2008 12:48 PM
Enrique from Elizabeth NJ

...most documentation obtained by the immigrants are fake. Identity stolen identifications are sofisticated methods that aren't even offered to most immigrants 'cause they can even afford it. My uncle (now deported) bought a social security and a green card for like $75 -so he claimed-. But, anyway immigrations (and these situations) when it comes to immigrants for Latin America -mostly- is just a backfire of these WMF (world monetary fund) WB (world bank) and our government historical domination and ECONOMICAL RECEPIES for most third world countries.

Aug. 01 2008 11:36 AM
Catherine from freeport (long island)

Was this a raid by the state or the city?

Aug. 01 2008 11:36 AM

Leave a Comment

Register for your own account so you can vote on comments, save your favorites, and more. Learn more.
Please stay on topic, be civil, and be brief.
Email addresses are never displayed, but they are required to confirm your comments. Names are displayed with all comments. We reserve the right to edit any comments posted on this site. Please read the Comment Guidelines before posting. By leaving a comment, you agree to New York Public Radio's Privacy Policy and Terms Of Use.