Tag Archives: Desarrollo Económico

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Guestworkers: Stuck at the Bottom.

THURSDAY, JUNE 25. PROGRAM # 7551 12:00 PM PT Guestworkers: Stuck at the Bottom. A reputed think tank found that across the U.S., the wages and working conditions of guest workers are as low as those of undocumented workers. Having legal temporary status does not help them improve their workplace conditions and standard of living. […]

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Supreme Court and Health Care Subsidies.

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 24. PROGRAM # 7550 12:00 PM PT Supreme Court and Health Care Subsidies. The U.S. Supreme Court is expected to announce this week a decision on the case King v. Burwell, challenging the legality of health care subsidies. What’s at stake for the Affordable Care Act and consumers? Who would be affected if […]

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Posted in Economy & Labor, Línea Abierta, Política, Health |
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Net Neutrality Rules Take Effect.

MONDAY, JUNE 15. PROGRAM # 7543 12:00 PM PT Net Neutrality Rules Take Effect. Net neutrality rules have taken effect after a federal judge denied the telecom industry request to stay the rules until the courts resolve the legal challenges. Meantime, Republican members of Congress introduced a bill seeking to block money for FCC enforcement […]

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New Rules for Guest Worker Program.

THURSDAY, MAY 21. PROGRAM # 7526 12:00 PM PT New Rules for Guest Worker Program. The U.S. government published new rules for the H-2B program that offers transnational workers a number of protections for the first time. Up to 66,000 people with H-2B visas travel to the United States each year to perform non-agricultural, low-wage […]

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Latinos and the Digital Divide.

WEDNESDAY, MAY 13. PROGRAM # 7520 12:00 PM PT Latinos and the Digital Divide. For many Latinos, Smartphones are the only way to go online to meet their basic information needs. Latinos are more likely to depend on their Smartphones to find health services, educational content and other essential needs. What does it mean for […]

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Posted in Economy & Labor, Youth, Latinos, Línea Abierta, Política |
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Baltimore Riots, Curfew. Also, New Rules for Guest Workers.

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 29. PROGRAM # 7510 12:00 PM PT Baltimore Riots, Curfew. Baltimore exploded into violent riots following the funeral for Freddie Gray, a young African American who died of a spinal cord injury while in police custody. A curfew has been imposed and thousands of police and National Guard troops patrol the streets. A […]

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Human Rights in San Quintin. Also, Fighting Wage Theft.

TUESDAY, APRIL 28. PROGRAM # 7509 12:00 PM PT Human Rights in San Quintin. A leading Mexican senator comments on the results of a fact-finding mission on human rights in the agro-export fields in San Quintin, where laborers live “in conditions similar to the ones in the XVIII or XIX centuries.” Guest: Sen. Angélica de […]

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Posted in Crisis de Derechos humanos, Economy & Labor, Línea Abierta, Mexico, Política |
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Farmworkers in Mexico’s Capital.

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 22. PROGRAM # 7505 12:00 PM PT Farmworkers in Mexico’s Capital. Farmworker leaders from Baja California meet in Mexico City with congressional leaders and federal officials calling attention to a life of labor and sexual abuse and low pay for the thousands of indigenous laborers who work the agro-export industry in the rich […]

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Social Explosion in San Quintin.

TUESDAY, MARCH 31. PROGRAM # 7486 12:00 PM PT Social Explosion in San Quintin. Thousands of farm workers in rich the agro-export region of San Quintin Valley went on strike demanding higher wages, better working conditions and enrollment in Mexico’s safety net. After blocking the main highway, anti-riot police cracked down on the protesters, detaining […]

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Guest Workers Win Trafficking Case.

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 25. PROGRAM # 7482 12:00 PM PT Guest Workers Win Trafficking Case. A federal jury awarded more than 14 million to five Indian guest workers who claimed they were defrauded and subjected to labor trafficking, racketeering and false imprisonment by a Gulf Coast company. More than 200 other worker claims are pending, in […]

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