Posts Tagged as "workers"

Long Beach Rallies for Workers, Immigrants on May Day

May. 3, 2016 / By
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Workers have celebrated May Day, or International Workers' Day, since the 1880's. On Sunday, Long Beach workers and immigrants rallied to say their struggle is not over.

Who are Long Beach’s Most Inspiring Workers? We want to hear from you

Apr. 15, 2016 / By
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To celebrate International Workers' Day on May 1, VoiceWaves wants to hear from YOU.

UCLA Labor Center Premieres I am a #YOUNGWORKER

Feb. 12, 2016 / By
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I am a #YOUNGWORKER intends to entertain diverse audiences of all ages and hopes to raise awareness about the challenges that have historically and currently impact young workers.

Would You Like a Living Wage with That?

Dec. 16, 2015 / By and
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Many restaurant workers are anxiously anticipating a decision by the Long Beach City Council over whether to approve a raise in the city’s minimum wage to $15 per hour.

Mayor Garcia’s Economic Roundtable Draws Diverse Audience

Nov. 22, 2015 / By
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Low-wage restaurant workers to nonprofits, from small business owners to city officials were present to discuss raising the minimum wage to $15, enforcement, and sick day benefits.

Hotel Workers Demand More Protections

Nov. 18, 2015 / By
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Long Beach hotel workers led a candlelight march Thursday at the local Renaissance Hotel Promenade, asking city leaders to pass legislation to protect hotel workers from excessive workloads and sexual harassment.

I Am A #YoungWorker Opening, Nov. 18

Nov. 17, 2015 / By
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I am a #YOUNGWORKER

Join us for the opening of our Young Worker Photo Exhibit & Report Launch...

Long Beach Women Discuss Sexual Harassment & Pay Gap In The Service Industry

Oct. 27, 2015 / By
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Sexual assault, pay gap, and heavy workloads were all topics of discussion last Tuesday at a film screening and panel discussion entitled, “Rape on the Night Shift” at CSULB.

Community Gathers To Pray For Healing Of Local Dishwasher

Sep. 30, 2015 / By
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Claudia was struggling in her abusive and stressful working conditions as she overworked and had an overwhelming load of dishes, as she wasn’t receiving support.

Long Beach Workers Break Their Silence On Wage Theft

Jun. 18, 2015 / By
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On June 13, the Coalition to End Wage Theft held a town hall to discuss poverty jobs and unpaid wages in the city, including ways to work together to solve the issues.

How Uber & Lyft Are Forcing Local Taxi Drivers To Make A Change

Apr. 24, 2015 / By
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As transport apps like Uber and Lyft continue to grow in popularity, they have been giving relentless competition to taxi companies and Long Beach taxi drivers have been feeling the pinch.

Wage Theft Still at Large, Truck Drivers Say

Apr. 1, 2015 / By
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Imagine working long days and not coming home with enough money to support your family. This is the reality for more than 50,000 misclassified port truck drivers nationwide.