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2018 U.N. Correspondents Association Awards For Best Journalistic Coverage Of The United Nations And...

WINNERS WILL BE HONORED AT GALA EVENT BY THE U.N. SECRETARY-GENERAL H.E. ANTÓNIO GUTERRES MID-DECEMBER 2018 (Date TBD) AT CIPRIANI WALL STREET, NEW YORK. NEW YORK, July 16, 2018 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- The United Nations ...

YES on Prop 9: Why Won’t They Let Californians Vote?

SACRAMENTO, California, July 12, 2018 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- This year, hundreds of thousands of California voters signed their names to a petition demanding a vote on whether to divide the state into three smaller, more manageable ...

Labor Commissioner Cites Farm Labor Contractor, Holds Growers Liable for Wage Theft Violations Affecting...

SAN BERNARDINO, California, July 2, 2018 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- The Labor Commissioner's Office has issued wage theft citations to a large farm labor contracting operation for failing to timely provide 1,374 seasonal farmworkers ...

Cal/OSHA Reminds Employers to Protect Outdoor Workers from Heat Illness as Temperatures Rise Statewide

OAKLAND, California, June 21, 2018 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- Cal/OSHA is reminding all employers to protect their outdoor workers from heat illness and to encourage their workers to take preventative cool-down breaks in the shade as ...

Telemundo Statement Regarding Separation Of Families

MIAMI, June 20, 2018 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- Regarding the separation of families at the border, Telemundo issued the following statement: "Telemundo is appalled at the current situation at the U.S. border and urges our Government ...

New Report Release: The Late-Night Threat: Science, Harms, and Costs of Extending Bar Service...

SAN FRANCISCO, June 18, 2018 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- California Alcohol Policy Alliance (CAPA), and Alcohol Justice, will release a timely new report on the statewide public health and safety threats of extending alcohol sales to 4 ...

Cal 3 Initiative Approved for Statewide Ballot in November

SACRAMENTO, California, June 15, 2018 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- Citizens for Cal 3 (cal3.com) today announced their ballot initiative was approved for inclusion on the statewide election this November. This qualification by the ...

Cal 3 Initiative Approved for Statewide Ballot in November

SACRAMENTO, California, June 13, 2018 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- Citizens for Cal 3 (cal3.com) today announced their ballot initiative was approved for inclusion on the statewide election this November. This qualification by the ...

Labor Commissioner’s Office Cites Cheesecake Factory, Janitorial Contractors More Than $4.5 Million for Wage...

SAN DIEGO, June 11, 2018 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- The Labor Commissioner's Office has found Cheesecake Factory Restaurants, Inc. liable in a $4.57 million wage theft case that underpaid 559 janitorial workers managed by Magic Touch ...

City Of Long Beach, CA To Provide $16.6 Million Refund To Telephone Taxpayers

SEATTLE, June 12, 2018 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- JND Class Action Administration A Los Angeles court has preliminarily approved a $16.6 million class action settlement for refunds of telephone taxes collected by the City of Long Beach, ...

Ecuador’s Minister of Foreign Affairs to become President of the United Nations General Assembly

NEW YORK, June 5, 2018 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- Maria Fernanda Espinosa, Ecuador's minister of Foreign Affairs, was elected president of the 73rd session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA). Three months after announcing ...

Justice for Bolivian Democracy

WASHINGTON, June 1, 2018 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- The following is a message from the Office of Gonzalo Sánchez de Lozada, former President of Bolivia in reference to the May 30 order by Senior Judge James I. Cohn for the Southern ...

California State Senate Demonstrates Government Under the Influence

SAN FRANCISCO, May 31, 2018 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- Alcohol Justice, and the California Alcohol Policy Alliance (CAPA) condemned the California State Senate today for choosing nightlife over all life and industry influence over public ...

AFGE Endorses California’s Gavin Newsom for Governor

WASHINGTON, May 30, 2018 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- The American Federation of Government Employees today announced its endorsement of Gavin Newsom for governor of California. <img id="prnejpg8c44left" title="The ...

AFGE Endorses Arizona’s David Garcia for Governor

WASHINGTON, May 24, 2018 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- The American Federation of Government Employees today announced its endorsement of David Garcia for governor of Arizona. <img id="prnejpg6f05left" title="The largest ...

The International Union of Painters of Allied Trades District Council 91 Urges Governor of...

NASHVILLE, Tennessee, May 14, 2018 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- The IUPAT, District Council 91 represents hard working people across four states covering Indiana, Kentucky, Tennessee, and Illinois in the construction industry. We raise our ...

AJC’s Latino Jewish Leadership Council to Visit Puerto Rico

WASHINGTON, May 1, 2018 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- AJC's Latino Jewish Leadership Council (LJLC) will visit Puerto Rico this week on a fact-finding and solidarity mission. The May 2-5 visit, cohosted by the Jewish Community of Puerto ...

AFGE Endorses Rep. Ruben Gallego of Arizona for Re-election

WASHINGTON, April 20, 2018 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- The American Federation of Government Employees today announced its endorsement of Rep. Ruben Gallego for another term representing the 7th district of Arizona. <div ...

CIOMA Issues Statement on Failure of the Ban on Internal Combustion Engines

SACRAMENTO, California, April 14, 2018 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- Following the announcement that Assemblymember Phil Ting (D-San Francisco) is suspending AB 1745, his proposed ban on internal combustion engines, Ryan Hanretty, Executive ...

“CAL 3” Initiative to Partition California Reaches Unprecedented Milestone

SAN MATEO, California, April 11, 2018 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- For the first time in more than 150 years, Californians are poised for the unprecedented and historic opportunity to vote on a ballot measure to sensibly partition ...

AFGE Endorses California’s Andrew Janz for Congress

WASHINGTON, April 11, 2018 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- The American Federation of Government Employees today announced its endorsement of Andrew Janz for the U.S. House of Representatives for California's 22nd Congressional ...

Fuels and Convenience Industry Advocates for Small Businesses and CA Communities

SACRAMENTO, California, April 3, 2018 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- Today, members of the California Independent Oil Marketers Association (CIOMA) meet with members of California's State Legislature to discuss the most pressing issues ...

The Northern and Southern California District Council of Laborers Endorse Kevin De León For...

PLEASANTON, California, March 28, 2018 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- U.S. Senate candidate Kevin de León received the endorsement of the Northern California and Southern California District Council of Laborers and its respective affiliated ...

Statement By Latino Community Foundation On Census Citizenship Question

SAN FRANCISCO, March 27, 2018 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- Jacqueline Martinez Garcel, CEO of the Latino Community Foundation, issued the following media statement today in response to U.S. Commerce Department's decision to add a ...

AFGE Endorses Rep. Beto O’Rourke of Texas for Senate

WASHINGTON, March 27, 2018 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- The American Federation of Government Employees, the largest union representing federal and D.C. government workers, today announced its endorsement of Rep. Beto O'Rourke of Texas for ...

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