How women day laborers’ programs are growing across Southern California

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 … Continued

Se buscan jornaleras: Mujeres también esperan por trabajos

Artículo Original Aquí Escrito por Marvelia Alpizar encontrado en La Opinión Cada vez más mujeres buscan empleos en los centros jornaleros del Sur de California PUBLICADO: AUG, 3, 2015 3:30 AM EST Desde que llegó de Guatemala, hace casi 25 años, Consuelo … Continued

With new driver’s licenses, immigrant women without legal status are finding more work

Original Article Here by Maya Sugarman found in KPCC 89.3 Claudia Bedolla spent years as a stay-at-home mom. Last month, though, she started looking for domestic work through a new women’s day labor program in Pomona. She had a few reasons. “It … Continued

Pomona Workers Lobby Successfully for Passage of Senate Wage Theft Bill

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By Crystal Shaw, Contributing Editor of Liberty Hill “Please help us help ourselves.” That one line, taken from a letter of support for the Wage Theft Prevention act, California State Senate Bill 588, written by one of the many groups … Continued

LA County Votes to End 287(g)

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LA County Board of Supervisors voted to end 287(g) program after tens years. 287(g) has allowed County agents to act as immigration officers and perform immigration related duties. It has also allowed ICE agents inside LA County Jails. All of … Continued