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In an effort to prevent wage discrimination in the workplace, a bill was passed by City Council with a 16-0 vote and is currently awaiting Kenney’s signature.
The bill, which is facing open backlash from Comcast, is facing legal review by Philadelphia’s legal department and as a result, a delay in being signed into law by Mayor Kenney.
Days after Trump threatened Ford and Toyota with taxing vehicles produced in Mexico, the U.S branch of Fiat-Chrysler (FCA) announced on Sunday that it would invest a total $1 billion in plants in Michigan and Ohio.
En el cuadragésimo aniversario de Congreso, y luego de que Cynthia Figueroa prosiguiera con su posición en el gabinete del Alcalde Kenney, la Junta de Directores del Congreso de Latinos Unidos, también conocida como Congreso, anunció que habían seleccionado a Carolina Cabrera DiGiorgio como Presidente y Directora General.
“Tras llevar a cabo una búsqueda nacional, me complace darle la bienvenida a Carolina como la próxima Presidente y Directora Ejecutiva de Congreso”, dijo Sid Smith, el actual Presidente de la Junta de Congreso.
In the 40th anniversary year of Congreso and after Cynthia Figueroa moved on her position in Mayor Kenney’s cabinet, The Board of Directors of Congreso de Latinos Unidos, also known as Congreso, announced they have selected Carolina Cabrera DiGiorgio, Esq. as President and CEO.
El padre de Lisa Rodríguez formó parte de una de las primeras familias hispano-parlantes y Latinas de Camden. Con un trasfondo puertorriqueño y cubano, su padre conocía la importancia de involucrarse en la comunidad, desde muy joven. “Sus padres comenzaron la primera comunidad puertorriqueña y el primer club social, y fue por ello que se involucró en la política de la ciudad de Camden”, declaró Rodríguez.
Marin arias desarrolló su espíritu emprendedor a temprana edad. Habiendo construido su carrera desde entonces, su labor ha estado marcada por el servicio y por proveer asistencia legal a aquellos que en algún momento enfrentaron situaciones que son similares a las que él mismo tuvo que enfrentar cuando era joven.
Siendo graduado de la Escuela de Derecho de Temple, Adriel García comenzó su carrera siendo una gran promesa. Terminó sus estudios sabiendo que quería ayudar a la gente con la práctica legal. Comenzó como estudiante clínico en la Oficina del Abogado de Distrito de Filadelfia, donde desarrolló sus capacidades de revisión y entrevistas durante su participación en audiencias preliminares y en procesos judiciales municipales.
Caroline Cruz no ha sido la excepción a la conjunción de diferentes elementos. Es con este recurso con el que ha transformado una inclinación artística y un serio talento para las artes visuales en una carrera prometedora en la práctica del derecho.
La presencia latina en la profesión del derecho en Filadelfia, se remonta a los años 60, de acuerdo a documentos proporcionados por la Asociación de Abogados Hispanos de Pennsylvania. Aunque la presencia existe, muchos abogados dentro de la profesión enfrentan dificultades que ya existían para sus predecesores, sobretodo en términos de acceder a las redes de trabajo de las que ya se aprovechaban sus compañeros al egresar.
Viridity Energy, a Philadelphia-based energy tech startup, is being acquired by a Nevada-based geothermal and renewable energy company (Orma) for an initial consideration of $35 million, reports the Philadelphia Business Journal.
Latino presence in the profession of law in Philadelphia reaches back as far as the 1960s according to documents provided by the Hispanic Bar Association of Pennsylvania. Though the presence is there, many lawyers within the profession face difficulties that those before them faced in terms of getting access to the networks - and thus jobs - that their peers were taking advantage of after graduation.
Martin Arias developed his entrepreneurial spirit while he was still young. And having built his career from then until now, Arias career has been marked by service and providing legal assistance to those who were once facing situations that are similar to the ones he found himself in when he was younger.
Lisa Rodriguez’s father was a part of one of the first Spanish-speaking Latino families in Camden. With a Puerto Rican and Cuban background, her father knew the importance of being involved in your community at a young age. “His parents started the first Puerto Rican community and social club and because of that he was involved in the politics in the city of Camden,” Rodriguez stated.
Caroline Cruz has been no stranger to merging together different elements. It is with this resolve that she transformed an artistic lean and serious skill in the visual arts into a promising career in the practice of law.
After getting her degree in International Relations from the University of Pennsylvania, Ana Montalbán worked closely with Congreso de Latinos Unidos and Morgan Stanley and then decided to go to law school.
A graduate of Temple Law School, Adriel Garcia started his career with great promise. He finished his studies knowing that he wanted to help people through his legal practice. He began as a clinical student with the Philadelphia District Attorney’s Office, where he developed examination and interview skills during his participation in preliminary hearings and municipal court trials.
Donald Trump won a political victory when he convinced the CEO of Carrier’s parent company, United Technologies, to keep 800 jobs in Indiana, instead of relocating them to Mexico. The Atlantic reports about why Trump's efforts run counter to a broader global trend,as most factory jobs haven’t been outsourced, they’ve just disappeared thanks to automation.
The Atlantic interviewed more than 100 American workers about their work: the pivotal moments in their career, the times they've succeeded or struggled to make it, what their job has taught them about how to treat people, and more.
Philly Magazine reports about 5 Philadelphia entrepeneurs that participated in Shark Tank TV Show: Scrub Daddy, Scholly, and three other local companies featured on the show have fared.
Fortune Magazine interviews Marlon Nichols, co-founder of Cross Culture Ventures, a V.C firm focused on the untapped talents of entrepreneurs of color. Nichols believes Latinos and Black offer attractive investment opportunities for entrepeneurs.
Ikea Will Pay $50 Million for Wrongful Deaths of Three Toddlers. The Philadelphia Inquirer talks to one of the family victims, from West Chester, PA.
El País newspaper reports from the Morgue in Tlanepantla and talks with the relatives of the 32 people killed in the explosions at Tultepec.
Mayor Kenney's sweetened beverage or "Soda Tax"was ruled as legal in court on Monday.
Fatal injuries involving Hispanic or Latino workers rose 12 percent in 2015 to 903 fatalities, up from 804 in 2014, according to a report released last Friday by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.