MONDAY | NOVEMBER 24, 2014

SUBSCRIBE TO WEEKLY NEWSLETTER

Follow Us

Home » Entries posted by Equal Voice News
Articles by Equal Voice News
Dim Sum Restaurant Workers Win $4 Million SettlementIn the world of immigrant workers, grassroots organizations, lawyers, labor officials, and in this case, the owners of an award-winning dim sum restaurant in San Francisco, there is proof that diverse groups can voluntarily reach an agreement involving money. In this case, it’s a $4 million settlement that covers wage issues and benefits – and [...]
Continue reading …
Silicon Valley Set to Gain More Affordable Housing  San Jose, California – one of Silicon Valley’s key cities – will soon see more affordable housing amid the pricey real estate in the high technology area, thanks to two years of advocacy work by grassroots, faith and business groups.  The San Jose City Council on Tuesday approved a housing impact fee of $17 [...]
Continue reading …
U.S. Cities Lead Way for LGBT Protections, Group Says  City government leaders are outpacing their state and federal counterparts in making progress on approving policies that include, help and protect tens of millions of people in the LGBT community, the Washington, D.C.-based Human Rights Campaign (HRC) said in a new report.  The number of cities receiving exemplary scores on LGBT issues has tripled [...]
Continue reading …
To learn more about TheDream.US scholarships for immigrant students, visit the group’s website.
Continue reading …
ViewFinder is produced by student journalists at The University of Maryland. The journalists documented a Mission of Mercy event, which provided free dental work to people in the community.
Continue reading …
Continue reading …
Election 2014: The State of the Minimum Wage in the U.S.For some political candidates this year, the minimum wage is the "wedge issue from hell," as POLITICO has dubbed it. For many working families, though, it's more than that. It's a real issue - one that is lived daily when stress and frustration build as the hours on the job fail to add up in dollars to cover housing, food,
Continue reading …
This video about forced arbitration and the rights of consumers and employees is from the Alliance for Justice, a national association of more than 100 groups that work on social justice issues and democracy.
Continue reading …
Minimum Wage Law in San Diego Could go Before Voters  San Diego’s minimum wage law – which would increase hourly pay to $11.50 per in 2017 – is now on hold after opponents on Thursday submitted enough signatures to trigger a possible referendum, in which the issue would go before voters for a decision.  The San Diego City Council will decide on Monday whether [...]
Continue reading …
Page 1 of 41123Next ›Last »