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Legislatura de California aprueba severas pena por robo de salario; se espera la firma del gobernador

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Artículo original aquí escrito por Yurina Melara Valiulis en La Opinión  Ocho de cada 10 trabajadores que realizan trabajos con sueldos bajos experimentan algún tipo de robo de salario Elsa Castañeda trabajaba entre 10 a 11 horas todos los días limpiando aviones en el Aeropuerto Internacional de Los Ángeles (LAX), pero sólo le pagaban 8 horas. “Nos decían […]

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Wage theft enforcement bill approved by California legislature

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Original article by Brian Watt on Southern California Public Radio on September 10, 2015 California lawmakers approved a bill Thursday that would give state regulators new power to crack down on employers who engage in wage theft. The bill, known as SB 588, was sponsored by state Senator Kevin de León of Los Angeles. It would allow California’s labor commissioner to […]

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How women day laborers’ programs are growing across Southern California

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Original Article Here by Monica Rodriguez published in Inland Valley Daily Bulletin The women around a table at the Pomona Economic Opportunity Center discussed how to fine tune the recently launched Women Workers’ Program, a women day laborers’ initiative that for now offers participants a chance to earn some extra money doing domestic work. Some found the […]

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Women’s Worker Program Launches

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Original Article Here by David Ortega found in Pomona Proud Last year, city leaders approved giving $25,000 to the Pomona Economics Opportunity Center (PEOC) to fund two programs. One of the programs given funding is to help women get work. Just over a week ago, the program launched. The program was first described as “a long-time dream […]

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2015 PEOC FUNDRAISER Video

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Please join us Saturday, June 27 at The Fox Theater in Pomona, CA to celebrate with us our work and our community. Food, music, community love will be on hand the day of. This year we’ll be honoring: – LA County Supervisor Hilda Solis – TODEC, a grassroots community organization based in Perris, CA – […]

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Día Inmigrante 2015 Cabildear Sacramento

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Fuimos al Capitolio de California en Sacramento, junto a cientos de personas de todo el estado, para exigir a nuestros representantes para aprobar leyes que podrían ayudar a las vidas de todos los inmigrantes.   Algunos de los representantes de la Justicia para Inmigrantes Coalición. No importaba si estábamos documentado o no, juntos nos presionamos a […]