Stories tagged: "workers"


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What Latinos Can Expect From a Biden Presidency

The new president has expressed his commitment to ensure equality and provide opportunities for Hispanics. But what does that look like?

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The Pandemic Left Nearly 20,000 Spanish-Speaking Domestic Workers With No Job and No Resources

Some domestic workers report that their employer didn’t offer an explanation of their termination or any compensation.

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All of These Things Are Now Reopening in Puerto Rico

Phase three of reopening kicks-off amid a spike in positive cases and hospitalizations, a severe drought, and more tremors that were felt in the south of the island.

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A Cosmetologist, a Mother of Three, a Waiter: Here Are the Faces of Puerto Rico’s Unemployed

Laid-off workers share their stories of frustration, hunger, and uncertainty in face of the inefficiency of the island’s Labor Department.

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How Jorge Pérez Is a Force in the Puerto Rican Community

After living in Orlando for more than 30 years, the inspector reflects on how the problems faced by the Latino community have evolved.

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Katiry González’ Land of Prosperity

Not being fluent in English didn’t stop the insurance broker from positioning her company in first place among three Florida counties while helping the Latino community.

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What We Know About Puerto Rico’s New Labor Department Boss — And What He Plans To Do

A better electronic system and fewer gatherings of people in one place are some of the promises made by the new secretary on his first day of service.