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Theme: Informal Economy
Region(s): United States of America ; Other Developed
United States Street Vendors Cost the City Millions Wall Street Journal . (10 November 2010)
By West, Melanie Grayce.

Street vendors are costing the city millions in enforcement and in uncollected fines. Roughly $14.9 million dollars in fines went uncollected as of Dec. 15, 2009. Permitting, regulation and enforcement of vendors cost the city at least $7.4 million in fiscal year 2009, with most of the cost attributed to the police's street peddling enforcement unit, according to the nonpartisan Independent Budget Office.

United States Victory for Domestic Workers! Ms. Foundation . (2 June 2010)

At long last, New York took a giant step toward becoming the first state in the nation to pass a Domestic Workers Bill of Rights.

United States N.Y. Domestic Workers See Bill of Rights in '09 Women's Enews . (8 February 2009)
By Harshbarger, Rebecca.

Amid massive layoffs, domestic workers and advocates across the country are looking to New York to become the first state to extend legal protections for health insurance, overtime, severance and cost-of-living salary adjustments.

United States Back at Junk Value, Recyclables Are Piling Up The New York Times . (7 December 2008)
By Galbraith, Kate, Richtel, Matt.

New York Times.

United States Recycling waste piles up as prices collapse The Times . (6 November 2008)
By Smith, Lewis.

The Times.