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Presidential Race Has Big Implications for Latinos

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ– After a fierce presidential race between Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton and Republican candidate Donald Trump, a diverse group of more than 200 million Americans will go to the polls on November 8 to elect their next president.

But what are the implications for the Latino population in the U.S. with the election of a new president?

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County Chamber of Commerce Hosts 6th Annual Hispanic Business Expo

EDISON, NJ–The Middlesex County Regional Chamber of Commerce is hosting the 6th annual Hispanic Business Expo on July 20 at Pines Manor in Edison.

This event provides a great opportunity for businesses and entrepreneurs to connect with influential Hispanic leaders and potential clients through networking, community outreach, referrals, and brand awareness.

The main purpose of this event is to help small business owners expand their opportunities not only among the Hispanic market, but also in the “general market.”

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New Labor Hosts Occupational Health and Safety Event

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ–City-based non-profit New Labor continues organizing to improve the conditions of New Brunswick workers, with an educational event aimed at warehouse and temporary workers.

The organization invites anyone to the free Occupational Health and Safety training event, scheduled for Sunday, September 27, from 9:00 am to 2:00 pm, at the Anshe Emeth Memorial Temple at 222 Livingston Avenue.

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Four Communities Follow New Brunswick’s Lead on Wage Theft Issue

JERSEY CITY, NJ–Some of the state's largest cities are now following New Brunswick's lead on the issue of wage theft.

On July 15, Jersey City Council unanimously passed an anti-wage theft ordinance, which allows authorities to suspend or deny business licenses to owners that are found to be committing wage theft.

It becomes the fifth ordinance of this kind to be adopted in the state, after the unprecedented efforts of activists and members of New Labor and Unity Square to investigate and expose the problem in New Brunswick.