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March 22: Olmeca in concert: HIPHOP / CULTURA / MOVEMENT

Olmeca is a hip hop artist, activist and educator on the front lines of indigenous and immigrant struggle across Latino America. His music and activism are informed by the poverty, violence, and despair, as well as the beautiful work ethic and daily life of the working class Los Angeles and Mexican neighborhoods where he grew …

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Feb. 26: Press Conference: Police arrest Gourmet Heaven owner for wage theft

12:30 PM AT POLICE HEADQUARTERS, 1 UNION AVENUE, 3RD FLOOR ATRIUM Speakers will include:Watch movie online The Transporter Refueled (2015) Chief of the New Haven Police Department Jorge Perez, President of the Board of Alders Connecticut Department of Labor Julio Olivar, former Gourmet Heaven worker Unidad Latina en Accion Some news outlets have already broken the …

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Student newspaper urges Yale to evict Gourmet Heaven

Yale Daily News has published a strongly worded editorial urging the university to evict Gourmet Heaven if the deli does not respond to new allegations of retaliatory firings and continuing wage theft. Here’s an excerpt:Watch movie online The Transporter Refueled (2015) The law, in this case, seems feebly equipped to protect the people that are …

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Feb. 18: Public hearing to raise minimum wage, stop wage theft

Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2014 1:00 pm Public Hearing Legislative Office Building, Room 1E, Hartford This hearing provides an opportunity to testify on two important bills:Watch movie online The Transporter Refueled (2015) S.B. No. 32 AN ACT CONCERNING WORKING FAMILIES’ WAGES would raise the minimum wage to $10.10 H.B. No. 5071 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING CIVIL …

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