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Inter-American Foundation Names New President

WASHINGTON, April 13, 2017 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- The Inter-American Foundation (IAF) is pleased to announce Paloma Adams-Allen as its new president and chief executive officer.  She will succeed Robert N. Kaplan, who is stepping ...

President Bill Clinton to Keynote Recommit to Kids Summit; Joins Gen. Colin Powell and...

NEW YORK, April 13, 2017 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- Is the American Dream reachable or at risk for America's young people?  That question will be at the heart of conversations at Recommit to Kids |The Summit for America's Future, a ...

Department of Industrial Relations Director Issues Statement on WCIRB Rate Cut Recommendation

OAKLAND, California, April 5, 2017 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- Department of Industrial Relations Director Christine Baker today issued the following statement on the Workers' Compensation Insurance Ratings Bureau's recommendation for a ...

California Senate Committee Turns Blind Eye To Public Health & Safety, Approves Dangerous 4...

SACRAMENTO, California, March 29, 2017 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- Alcohol Justice, and the California Alcohol Policy Alliance (CAPA) condemned the California State Senate Governmental Organization (GO) Committee for passing SB 384. The ...

As Transportation Infrastructure Deadline Approaches, Critical Fuel Industry Meets with Legislators

SACRAMENTO, California, March 27, 2017 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- Last week, the members of California Independent Oil Marketers Association (CIOMA) held a successful Day at the Capitol. CIOMA members, comprised of small, family- and ...

Labor Commissioner Returns $363,625 in Unpaid Wages to Six Car Wash Workers in Los...

LOS ANGELES, March 1, 2017 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- California Labor Commissioner Julie A. Su today announced that six car wash workers were paid $363,625 in wages owed to them by two car wash operators in the Los Angeles area. The ...

Gerawan Farming Asks Court to Order Disclosure of Information Related to ALRB “Whistleblower” Allegations

FRESNO, California, March 1, 2017 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- Gerawan Farming, Inc. last week asked the Sacramento Superior Court to order the Agricultural Labor Relations Board to disclose documents relating to "whistleblower" ...

A 25 Cents Beer Tax Would Solve Governor Brown’s $1.6 Billion Budget Deficit

SAN RAFAEL, California, Jan. 10, 2017 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- Alcohol Justice called today for California Governor Jerry Brown and state legislative leaders to raise excise taxes on beer by 25 cents a drink to wipe out the ...

DIR Releases 2016 Legislative Digest with Overview of New Laws

OAKLAND, California, Dec. 28, 2016 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- The Department of Industrial Relations (DIR) today released its 2016 Legislative Digest which summarizes new laws that impact workers and employers. Most of the chaptered ...

Labor Commissioner’s Restaurant Wage Theft Case Results in Landmark Criminal Conviction

SAN DIEGO, Dec. 12, 2016 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- California Labor Commissioner Julie A. Su announced that a San Diego restaurant wage theft investigation resulted in the owner's conviction and sentencing to two years' jail time for ...

Statement by Rev. Samuel Rodriguez, President of the National Hispanic Christian Leadership Conference (NHCLC)/CONEL...

SACRAMENTO, California, Dec. 28, 2016 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- Rev. Samuel Rodriguez, president of the National Hispanic Christian Leadership Conference (NHCLC), the world's largest Hispanic Christian organization, representing ...

Utah is Nation’s Fastest-Growing State, Census Bureau Reports

WASHINGTON, Dec. 20, 2016 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- Utah's population crossed the 3.0 million mark as it became the nation's fastest-growing state over the last year. Its population increased 2.0 percent to 3.1 million from July 1, ...

Department of Industrial Relations Reports 2015 Fatal Occupational Injuries

OAKLAND, California, Dec. 16, 2016 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- The Department of Industrial Relations (DIR) reports that 388 Californians died on the job in 2015. California experienced 13 multi-fatality incidents in 2015, ...

Spanish journalist Manuel Aguilera receives awards in the United States for innovation in international...

MIAMI, Dec. 16, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Manuel Aguilera, CEO of HispanoPost Media Group, the new online platform focused on investigative journalism and citizen journalism that offers editorial and video content, received the award "Premio ...

Survey of Inspire America Foundation and America TeVe

MIAMI, Dec. 13, 2016 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- Inspire America Foundation and America TeVe show the relevant results of the first survey conducted among Cuban Americans voters in Florida following the death of dictator Fidel Castro and ...

Robert F. Kennedy Jr.: Civil Rights and Rule of Law Under Attack in the...

NEW YORK, Dec. 6, 2016 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- Less than 100 miles from Florida, in the island democracy of the Bahamas, politicians and the police are harassing environmentalists, illegally hacking and publicly ...

Cal/OSHA Cites Solar Panel Installers for Willful Failure to Protect Employee from 29-Foot Fall

FONTANA, California, Nov. 17, 2016 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- Cal/OSHA has cited Elite Electric Inc. for serious and willful safety violations after a worker installing solar panels in Fontana fell 29 feet through a skylight. Elite did ...

NHCLC Names Criminal Justice System Director Dr. Antipas L. Harris to head efforts to...

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Nov. 29, 2016 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- Rev. Samuel Rodriguez, president of The National Hispanic Christian Leadership Conference (NHCLC), announced that Dr. Antipas L. Harris has been named to the newly established ...

Labor Commissioner Launches Online Registration Process for Garment Manufacturers

OAKLAND, California, Nov. 21, 2016 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- The Labor Commissioner's Office has launched an online system to make it easier for garment manufacturers to register with the State of California. "Garment registration ...

Statement by Rev. Samuel Rodriguez, President of the National Hispanic Christian Leadership Conference (NHCLC)/CONEL...

SACRAMENTO, California, Nov. 9, 2016 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- "Now that the presidential election is finally behind us, our nation must put partisan politics and divisive rhetoric behind us as well. Instead of the agenda of ...

Campaign Launches to Mobilize Florida Voters Against Amendment 1

ORLANDO, Florida, Nov. 4, 2016 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- Today, Latino political, community, and business leaders announced their efforts to mobilize voters in opposition to Amendment 1, a ballot initiative open to voters at Tuesday's ...

Hispanic Vote Endorses Clinton-Kaine

WASHINGTON, Nov. 4, 2016 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- Since launching in 2012, Hispanic Vote has remained dedicated to its mission of enabling and connecting with the >21 million eligible Hispanic voters. Founder, Dennis Garcia, ...

Inter-American Foundation CEO Announces Plans to Step Down

WASHINGTON, Nov. 1, 2016 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- The Inter-American Foundation (IAF) today announced that President and Chief Executive Officer Robert N. Kaplan has decided to step down, effective May 2017, after more than six years ...

FAU Poll Shows Trump Closing to Within Three Points of Clinton in ‘Must-Win’ State...

BOCA RATON, Florida, Oct. 26, 2016 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- Donald Trump has closed to within three points of Hillary Clinton in what the Republican nominee has called the "must-win" state of Florida, according to a poll of 500 likely ...

New Survey Data Shows Latina Voters Ages 50+ Influenced by Economic Anxiety, Concerns about...

WASHINGTON, Oct. 25, 2016 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- AARP's Take a Stand campaign recently revealed new survey data highlighting economic anxieties and a multitude of other concerns of Latina women voters age 50-plus in key battleground ...

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