Comparing NYU’s Statement and the Fair Labor Code of Conduct

In response to calls from the CFL and others, NYU finally announced a new set of labor standards in February 2010. Unfortunately, NYU’s standards are woefully inadequate to ensure basic protections for the workers who will be constructing our new campus. Most notably, there is no commitment to a guaranteed minimum wage and no protection for the fundamental internationally-recognized right to freedom of association and collective bargaining.

Click below for a chart detailing NYU’s shortcomings by comparing the recent statement to the Fair Labor Code of Conduct proposed by the CFL in 2008.

NYU-CFL comparison chart 3-26.10

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