Nail salons are ubiquitous in New York, allowing customers to get mani-pedis at very low prices. But for nail technicians, that translates into low wages, unpredictable hours, exposure to harsh chemicals and no benefits. The immigrant women who dominate the trade are uniting to lobby the State Assembly to establish minimum industry standards.
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New York is a state in the northeastern U.S., known for New York City and towering Niagara Falls. NYC’s island of Manhattan is home to the Empire State Building, Times Square and Central Park. The Brooklyn Bridge connects Manhattan with the borough of Brooklyn. The iconic Statue of Liberty stands in New York Harbor. To the east, Long Island has beaches, the Montauk Lighthouse, the ritzy Hamptons and Fire Island.