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The U.S. Minority Chamber of Commerce (USMCC) Announces the 5th Edition of the World...

WASHINGTON, April 22, 2019 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- Puerto Rico , the Caribbean's most beautiful island will play host the 5thWorld Conference of Municipalities 2019 on May 10-12, 2019. The Bi- Annual Forum a three-day international ...

Cal/OSHA Cites Two Employers after Temporary Worker Fatally Crushed in Tehama County

REDDING, California, April 18, 2019 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- Cal/OSHA has cited an agricultural employer and a farm labor contractor more than $100,000 combined in proposed penalties after a worker was fatally crushed by a bin dumper ...

Thousands Gather to Disrupt Inequality in San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO, April 11, 2019 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- On Thursday, April 11, more than 2,000 San Francisco city workers, housing rights advocates, and gig workers are anticipated to march from San Francisco City Hall to the corporate ...

Cal/OSHA Cites Contractor Following Accident that Crushed Worker

AMERICAN CANYON, California, March 21, 2019 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- Cal/OSHA has cited a Bay Area contractor for serious safety violations after a worker was fatally crushed at a San Rafael construction site on September ...

Cal/OSHA Cites Ceramic Material and Supply Company $250,000 for Willful Failure to Guard Machinery...

SANTA ANA, California, March 26, 2019 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- Cal/OSHA has issued more than $250,000 in citations to Aardvark Clay & Supplies, Inc. for its willful failure to properly guard equipment after an employee was fatally ...

Alcohol Justice: Senator Wiener Randomly Adds Fresno to His Zombie 4 a.m. Bar Bill,...

SACRAMENTO, Calif., March 11, 2019 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- Alcohol Justice and California Alcohol Policy...

National Action Network (NAN) Florida is calling on Florida voters to reject placing an...

TALLAHASSEE, Florida, Feb. 21, 2019 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- Florida Chapters of National Action Network (NAN) is calling on Florida voters to reject placing a misleading initiative that alters electricity services in Florida on the ...

Nearly 17,000 Hispanics/Latinos Killed With Guns in California Since 1999, New Study Reports

WASHINGTON, Feb. 21, 2019 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- Nearly 17,000 Hispanics/Latinos were killed with guns in California from 1999 through 2016, according to Lethal Hispanic/Latino Firearm Victimization in <span...

The U.S. Minority Chamber of Commerce Celebrates Excellence in Leadership Gala Awards 2018, Honoring...

MIAMI, Jan. 9, 2019 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- The Minority Chamber of Commerce will host the XXII edition of the Excellence in Leadership Gala Awards Miami this coming Saturday, January 12, at the world class Renaissance Banquet Hall in ...

Cal/OSHA Cites Cannabis Company for Safety Violations Following Explosion that Burned Employee

FREMONT, California, Dec. 20, 2018 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- Cal/OSHA has cited a manufacturer of cannabis products for multiple serious safety violations following an explosion that seriously injured a worker. On June 19, an employee ...

Statewide Campaign Focuses on Busting “Ghost Tax Preparers”

SACRAMENTO, California, Dec. 27, 2018 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- It happens every tax season. Fly-by-night tax preparers set up tables in shopping centers or rent office spaces from February to April. They crank out countless tax ...

COMMUNITY TELLS KREKORIAN: NO VOICE! NO WAY!

SAN RAFAEL, California, Dec. 4, 2018 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- Members of Los Angeles Drug and Alcohol Policy Alliance (LADAPA) will hold a protest rally to demand that the public retains the right to comment upon any new off-sale ...

Marin County Residents Rally In Defense of California Values

SAN RAFAEL, Calif., Dec. 3, 2018 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- ICE Out of Marin y Justicia Para Todos, a coalition focused on changing the policies of the Marin County Sheriff's Office and other Marin County law enforcement agencies with ...

Agreement For Peace And Development Signed, Opens The Future At San Mateo Ixtatán

HUEHUETENANGO, Guatemala, Nov. 15, 2018 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- With happiness and responsibility, the Dialogue and Negotiation Table informs the national and international public that the Agreement for Peace and Development in San ...

Lin-Manuel Miranda & Frankie Negrón join Hispanic Federation & the “Respeta Mi Gente” Campaign...

ORLANDO, Florida, Oct. 23, 2018 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- To ensure Puerto Rican and Hispanic voters in Central Florida maximize their growing political influence in the upcoming midterm elections and beyond, Hispanic Federation ...

The U.S. Minority Chamber Of Commerce (USMCC) Announces Their XXI World Small Business Summit...

MIAMI, Oct. 16, 2018 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- The U.S. Minority Chamber of Commerce (USMCC) announces the XXI World Small Business Summit Miami 2018 to be held at the world classic Dadeland Marriott Hotel in Miami, Florida. More than ...

Historic Debate Between Two Hispanic Candidates Running For A Seat In The Hardee County...

ZOLFO SPRINGS, Fla., Oct. 15, 2018 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- For the first time in Hardee County history, two Hispanic candidates are running for a seat in the Commission. One of them is Mexican-American and the other is ...

California Alcohol Policy Alliance (CAPA) and Alcohol Justice to Announce 2018 CAPA Alcohol Prevention...

SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 10, 2018 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- California Alcohol Policy Alliance (CAPA), and Alcohol Justice, will announce the CAPA Alcohol Prevention Heroes for 2018, during a press event at the 3rd Annual CAPA Summit. The ...

Middle America calls for an end to escalating us-versus-them polarization, new study finds

NEW YORK, Oct. 10, 2018 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- Just days after the Senate voted to confirm Brett Kavanaugh's nomination to the Supreme Court, nearly nine in ten Americans feel the nation is more divided than at any point in their ...

Hispanics’ Consumer Confidence Improves as Optimism Grows About Personal Finances and the U.S. Economy

BOCA RATON, Florida, Oct. 9, 2018 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- Consumer confidence among Hispanics in the U.S. improved in the third quarter of 2018 as optimism has grown about their financial situation as well as the U.S. economy as a ...

“The U.S. Mail Is Not For Sale”

WASHINGTON, Oct. 8, 2018 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- United States Postal Service employees, joined by community supporters who oppose selling off the Postal Service to a private corporation, will rally at 140 sites across the nation on ...

The U.S Minority Chamber Of Commerce Announces Its National Campaign “No More” And Holding...

MIAMI, Oct. 3, 2018 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- The U.S Minority Chamber of Commerce a national business organization announces its initiative NO MORE INITIATIVE commemorating National Domestic Violence Awareness Month with the announcing ...

AFGE Endorses Texas’ Gina Ortiz Jones for Congress

WASHINGTON, Sept. 21, 2018 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- The American Federation of Government Employees today announced its endorsement of Gina Ortiz Jones for election this November to the U.S. House representing Texas' 23rd Congressional ...

Labor Commissioner Secures Unpaid Wages for 15 Workers After $450,000 Settlement with Residential Care...

SANTA ROSA, California, Sept. 17, 2018 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- Labor Commissioner Julie A. Su has secured a settlement to recover more than $450,000 in wages, penalties and interest for 15 residential care workers who suffered ...

Gerawan Statement on the results of the November 5, 2013 decertification election

FRESNO, California, Sept. 19, 2018 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- Our employees have been waiting since November 2013 for their votes to be counted. After a historic struggle, they achieved that right today, in spite of the efforts by the ...

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