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New report: Fighting wage theft in America

Fighting wage theftA report released by the National Employment Law Project and its partners in the Just Pay Working Group, of which NCL is an organizational endorser, outlines how the Obama administration can combat the epidemic of illegal pay practices that is exploiting gaps in workplace enforcement and  hurting millions of workers, their families and their communities.

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NCL calling for increased mine safety

NCL is calling on the federal government to protect minersIn light of the latest mine tragedy in West Virginia, NCL is calling on the Mine Safety and Health Administration to improve mine safety in order to protect the lives of workers.

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Take action to protect migrant farmworker children

Take action on March 31 to protect young farmworkersNational phone-in day for protecting child farmworkers is March 31, 2010, Cesar Chavez Day. Advocates are calling on consumers to help protect migrant farmworker children by calling on their Representative to support the Children’s Act for Responsible Employment (H.R. 3564).

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