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New poll: Latinos continue to worry about unemployment & face economic challenges

Last  week a new poll was released by the National Council of La Raza and Latino Decisions showing that Latinos are still feeling the effects of the recession even though the economy has been improving. Despite their worry abo...
by Adriana Maestas
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Sony allowed to sell PlayStation 4 in China, but things will be different

The People’s Republic of China has recently granted Sony Computer Entertainment permission to sell the PlayStation 4 game console within the country. This unprecedented move by the Chinese government is a good thing for Sony,...
by Elaine Rita Mendus
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California Senate approves bill to raise minimum wage to $13/hr

California is leading the charge to increase the minimum wage. This week the California Senate approved a bill that would lift the wage to $13 per hour by 2017. Melody Gutierrez of The San Francisco Chronicle writes: “The...
by Adriana Maestas
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It’s Time to Give Millennials a Raise

By Sarah Audelo For many young Americans, the economy just isn’t working in our favor. Since the Great Recession, Millennials have continued to represent a growing share of low-wage workers. And while our generation continues...
by Guest Contributor
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Center for American Progress: Minimum wage increase would help workers of color

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid has calendared a vote on increasing the minimum wage to $10.10/hour on Wednesday. Last week, the Center for American Progress released an infographic showing how raising the minimum wage from $...
by Adriana Maestas
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President Obama encourages saving with MyRA account

Last night President Obama discussed MyRA, which is a plan that would encourage employees to set aside some of their wages in retirement savings accounts. The program would allow people to invest in U.S. Treasury bonds with no ...
by Adriana Maestas
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Plastic bag ban legislation reintroduced in California

California state Sen. Alex Padilla (D-Pacoima) is leading the effort again to ban plastic bags in California. Last year, similar legislation was defeated in the state senate. Legislators cited economic reasons for not banning t...
by Adriana Maestas
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Publix Remains Steadfast on ‘Put it in the Price’ Stance

The new year always brings aspirations and resolutions for a better year to come. On January 5, 2014, Lucas Benitez of the Coalition of Immokalee Workers (CIW) shared his 2014 high hopes with Moyers & Company.  He wants co...
by Politic365 Staff
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