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Día de los Muertos at New Brunswick Public Library

NEW BRUNSWICK NJ–On Sunday November 1, the New Brunswick Free Public Library, in collaboration with Lazos America Unida and the Rutgers Center for Latino Arts and Culture (CLAC), is hosting a free event in celebration of Día de los Muertos.

Spanish for "Day of the dead," Día de los Muertos is a Mexican holiday that honors those who have passed away.  The celebration in New Brunswick will be held from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m at the library’s Carl T. Valenti community room, located at 60 Livingston Avenue.

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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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New Labor Organiza Cumbre de Salud y Seguridad Ocupacional

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – La ONG New Labor continúa tomando acciones con el fin de mejorar las condiciones laborales de los trabajadores de New Brunswick, con un evento de capacitación gratuito dirigido a trabajadores temporales de agecias de empleo.

La organización invita a la Cumbre de Salud y Seguridad, que se llevará a cabo el domingo 27 de septiembre, de 9:00 am a 2:00 pm, en Anshe Emeth Memorial Temple, 222 Livingston Avenue.

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Cuatro Comunidades Siguen la Iniciativa de New Brunswick sobre el Problema de Robo Salarial

JERSEY CITY, NJ – Algunas de las ciudades más grandes del estado están siguiendo la iniciativa de New Brunswick sobre el problema de robo salarial.

En Julio de 2015, el Concejo Municipal de Jersey City aprobó por unanimidad una ordenanza anti-robo salarial que permite a las autoridades suspender o negar licencias de funcionamiento de negocios a aquellos propietarios que se encuentran cometiendo robo de salarios.

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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.