When asked about the rights they had, some workers responded that they had the right to a lunch or 15-minute break. Unfortunately breaks, vacation and lunchtime are benefits provided by the employer – not rights ensured by federal or state labor agencies. The Heartland Workers Center (HWC) gave workers rights presentations to parent groups at […]Read More..
The 2017 Municipal Elections are just around the corner! This year, we will be electing a Mayor and members of the City Council. Primary Elections will be on April 4 and General Elections on May 9. If you’re interested in registering for an Early Voting Ballot, remember, the last day to request one is Friday, March 24, […]Read More..
Over 200 people assisted the event, Train the Trainer, this past weekend on February 11th, 2017. The objective of this training was to gather community leaders/service providers who work with immigrants and refugees and educate different ways about how to help the community that they serve. The training consisted of two sessions, one session focused on an educational/informational […]Read More..