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Hartford The state Senate has unanimously passed a bill that would penalize employers for discriminating against immigrant workers, whether documented or undocumented. On the first offense businesses could be fined up to $500 for requiring employment
Federal government concerned about safety and possible exploitation of immigrant workers in Sandy cleanup Labor Secretary Hilda Solis met with immigrant day laborers on Staten Island, urging them to report unsafe conditions and missed wages.
Cardboard figures create awareness of immigrant workers in US 3 August 2012 Last updated at 09:10 ET Ramiro Gomez paints images of immigrant workers on discarded cardboard boxes, cuts them out and installs them around the streets of Beverly Hills...
The $577,000 settlement May 7 came after 18 months of activism by the Orthodox social justice group Uri L'Tzedek and Focus on the Food Chain, a coalition that advocates for food workers' rights. The settlement resolves a federal lawsuit against Flaum
After being included on the list of the most peaceful countries in the region by the Institute for Economics and Peace last week, the country's welfare policies are bringing more laurels now. According to an initial list of 76 countries considered as
From the Restore Fairness blog- On Sunday, May 1, President Obama announced the death of Al Qaida leader Osama bin
1. GROUND ZERO eerie quiet sits in a darkened corner:
Four immigrant workers who were killed last Christmas Eve when scaffolding broke will be remembered at a vigil Friday in Toronto. The workers died after plunging 13 floors from a Toronto highrise when their scaffolding broke and a fifth man was
Thumbs Up to NJ Teachers! "Let us think of education as the means of developing our greatest abilities, because in each of us there is a private hope and dream which, fulfilled, can be translated into benefit for everyone and greater strength for our
But, as we hit the shops, we often forget to take a moment to think about the origins of our chic outfits and abounding feasts (those of us lucky enough to still have these). Those trendy peacoats and ripe, delicious pears didn’t fall off of a sleigh