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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 ...

California Adopts New Workplace Safety Regulation to Protect Hotel Housekeepers from Injury

OAKLAND, Calif., March 13, 2018 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- California has adopted a new workplace safety and health regulation to prevent and reduce work-related injuries to housekeepers in the hotel and hospitality industry. This is the ...

Community Rally to Protest State Senator Ricardo Lara’s Support of SB 905 -The Dangerous...

LOS ANGELES, Calif., March 11, 2018 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- California Alcohol Policy Alliance (CAPA), Alcohol Justice and the Los Angeles Drug & Alcohol Policy Alliance have organized a community rally to protest State Senator ...

The Congressional Hispanic Leadership Institute (CHLI) Supports Dreamers

WASHINGTON, Jan. 30, 2018 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- The Congressional Hispanic Leadership Institute (CHLI) strongly supports a legislative path to permanent legal status in the United States for the "Dreamers" (including DACA ...

Governor Brown Fails to Endorse Ban of Gas-Powered Cars

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Jan. 26, 2018 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- Ryan Hanretty, Executive Director of the California Independent Oil Marketers Association (CIOMA) issued the following statement on the heels of the Governor's State of the ...

PayByPhone Reaches Unparalelled Milestone In Miami By Reaching More Than 500,000 Transactions In A...

MIAMI, Jan. 25, 2018 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- Miami Parking Authority (MPA), the municipal parking-management organization for the city of Miami, announced today that its parking-payment technology, PayByPhone (PBP), surpassed the ...

The Latino Community Foundation Partners With Univision News To Present The First 2018 Televised...

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 24, 2018 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- The Latino Community Foundation, who has the largest network of Latino philanthropists in the country, has partnered with Univision News, the leading multimedia company serving ...

Latino Legislators Reject DOJ Cannabis Directive

WASHINGTON, Jan. 5, 2018 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- The National Hispanic Caucus of State Legislators (NHCSL) firmly rejected a recent memorandum by Attorney General Jeff Sessions revoking Obama Administration policy that directed US ...

Cal/OSHA Cites Three Contractors More Than $145,000 for Oakland Structure Collapse

OAKLAND, California, Dec. 14, 2017 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- Cal/OSHA has cited three contractors $147,315 for safety violations after investigating the collapse of a temporary mold (formwork) and vertical shoring at an Oakland ...

MCSO Immigration Stops and Detention Compensation Fund

RICHMOND, Virginia, Dec. 7, 2017 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ - The following is being released by the Claims Administrator for the Maricopa County Sheriff's Office Immigration Stops and Detention Compensation Fund on behalf of Maricopa ...

California’s Minimum Wage to Increase to $11 and $10.50 per Hour

OAKLAND, California, Dec. 4, 2017 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- Under landmark legislation to increase the minimum wage to $15 per hour over time, California's minimum wage will increase on January 1 to $11 per hour for employers with 26 ...

Sacramento Burns with Sexual Harassment Hearings While State Senator Scott Wiener Fiddles Again with...

SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 28, 2017 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- California Alcohol Policy Alliance (CAPA), and Alcohol Justice are not surprised by Senator Scott Wiener's (D-San Francisco) latest attempt to push the legislature in the ...

Whitefish Energy Calls On Arc American To Withdraw Its Demands So That PREPA Payments...

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico, Nov. 22, 2017 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- Whitefish Energy today issued the following statement and called on Arc American, Inc. to withdraw its letter to the Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority (PREPA), which is ...

Cal/OSHA Cites Six Employers over $240,000 for Exposing Workers to Valley Fever

BAKERSFIELD, California, Nov. 20, 2017 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/-- Cal/OSHA has cited six employers $241,950 for workplace safety and health violations after reports that workers contracted Valley Fever on a solar project construction site ...

Labor Commissioner Stresses the Importance of Valid Workers’ Compensation Insurance

American Labor Alliance and CompOne USA insurance not valid in California  OAKLAND, California, Nov. 20, 2017 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- Labor Commissioner Julie A. Su is reminding employers they must maintain valid workers' ...

California’s Nonfatal Worker Injuries, Illnesses Level in 2016

OAKLAND, California, Nov. 15, 2017 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- The Department of Industrial Relations (DIR) has posted California's 2016 occupational injury and illness data on employer-reported injuries. According to the estimates ...

California Laborers’ Union Endorse Gavin Newsom For California Governor

PLEASANTON, California, Nov. 1, 2017 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- The Laborers' International Union of North America (LIUNA) and its affiliated Northern California District Council of Laborers and Southern California District Council of ...

Hydroelectric Agua Zarca always respects the Rule of Law in Honduras

TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras, Oct. 31, 2017 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- Based on the different comments from the International Advisory Group of Experts, GAIPE, and members of the Civic Council of Popular and Indigenous Organizations of ...

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