Our Worker Center recently resolved a wage theft case on behalf of three construction workers who were owed $2,300 in wages. In mediating the case, we recognized a need among small businesses who subcontract with larger companies and are often owed payment.
The Chelsea Collaborative's Worker Center has worked for years to stop employer abuses at Bachata Rosa Restaurant in Chelsea. Our fight continues on behalf of a restaurant employee who was paid only $5.60/hour.
This fall, the Chelsea Collaborative was proud to lead the effort to establish the Puerto Rico Welcoming Center in Chelsea as a one-stop support center for newly arriving Puerto Ricans who have come to Chelsea to start over.
The Chelsea Collaborative has officially opened our Puerto Rican Welcoming Center, where newly arriving families from Puerto Rico can receive support and guidance and connect to resources that will ease their transition to life in Chelsea.
Since Hurricane Maria hit Puerto Rico, the Chelsea Collaborative has worked non-stop to mobilize community residents and partners and coordinate resources to send to our brothers and sisters in Puerto Rico.
In response to the Trump administration's announcement today to end DACA by March 5, 2018 - the Chelsea Collaborative reiterates our support for DACA recipients and all members of our community who are undocumented.