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Promulgation 2007 and the Health and Safety at Work Act of 1996 faces a spot fine of between $100 and $5000. And when the matter reaches the tribunal, the employer may face a fine of $10,000 or two years behind bars, or both, if proven guilty.
For example, in New York's first Labor Day parade in 1882, 25,000 workers marched for the abolition of child labor and an eight-hour workday under a Knights of Labor banner. This and other efforts gave New York a reputation as a labor friendly town.
In honor of Seeger's legacy of activism, we reached out to longtime community activist and LaborFest co-founder Steve Zeltzer to hear about what he meant to the labor movement in the Bay Area and beyond. Pete Seeger played a critical cultural role
The sequel explored the damaging effects of the drug trade at length, but for the sake of comparison, the first film will suffice. The setting of the movie takes place in a future dystopia of Detroit, where gangs run rampant in a Detroit burned out
But a few tweaks might make it more productive and compassionate. Here are a few of my wishes for what to see more of but I begin with a few suggestions for behavior modification from our corporatocracy...Like it or not, the current cultural trend is
More oil and gas drillers recycling When the rain stopped falling in Texas, the prairie grass yellowed, the soil cracked and oil drillers were confronted with a crisis. Today 3:00 am Payday-loan restrictions tighten The government is imposing tougher
Centro Comunitario Trabajadores christened its new office in the heart of the city's Guatemalan community in an event brimming with handmade tortillas and a live marimba band. Juana Garcia is a board member at Centro Comunitario Trabajadores, or
CaliforniaGovernor Jerry Brown on Wednesday signed into law a first-of-its-kind bill requiring the state curriculum to include the contributions of Filipino-Americans to the farm labor movement in California. Assemblymember Rob Bonta (D-Oakland),
Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) will address a key faction of the liberal base Monday as speculation intensifies that she will someday seek the presidency. Helping to open the quadrennial AFL-CIO convention, Warren is expected to be celebrated by
The American worker today is being squeezed between two very powerful forces: corporations that want to minimize worker bargaining power and wages, and Tea Party activists who want safety-net programs to be eliminated. These two forces are cutting