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Las Cazuelas Restaurant License in Jeopardy Due to Wage Theft Ordinance Violation

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ—The City Clerk's Office has notified the management of a new restaurant on Somerset Street that their license to do business is in jeopardy due to a wage theft judgment against them.

Wage theft is the illegal practice of not compensating workers for time worked or rightfully owed benefits.

On July 24, members of Unity Square and New Labor picketed the Las Cazuelas Mexican Restaurant, located in the former BudaBar location, in protest of unpaid wages to one of the restaurant’s employees.

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Free Wage Theft and Labor Rights Workshop

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ—Tonight, July 24 at 7pm, there will be a free Wage Theft and Labor Rights workshop hosted by Unity Square and New Labor, located at the Unity Square Community Center at 81 Remsen Avenue.

The workshop will be the second one held today, on the heels of a successful 11am workshop.

Participants will learn about labor rights and the wage and hour laws under state and local ordinances.

The workshop will also address wage theft and how to recover unpaid wages.

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Rock and Roll Documentary Screening at Ale ‘n ‘Wich

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ—On July 6 at 4pm, there will be a free, exclusive screening of "Paid Driver for Hire: A Rock 'n' Road Pilgrimage" at the Ale N Wich Tavern, located at the  corner of Louis and Hamilton Streets.

The product of a Kickstarter campaign and a cross-country adventure, the Berneziak Films doucmentary celebrates singer-song writer Shane Gooding's life and the independent record stores that give aspiring musicians a place to be heard.

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Free Landlord-Tenant Legal Workshop at NB Public Library

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ—A landlord-tenant relations and small claims court workshop is being held at the New Brunswick Public Library Community Room on Wednesday, June 11 from 5 to 7 PM.

The workshop is free and open to the public.  However, the nature of the discussion will be informational only and personal cases cannot be discussed, according to the event announcement.