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Comprehensive Immigration Reform: a Moral and Economic Imperative

Filed in Jobs, Workforce Investment by on March 28, 2013 3 Comments
Comprehensive Immigration Reform: a Moral and Economic Imperative

“Our beautiful America was built by a nation of strangers. From a hundred different places or more they have poured forth…joining and blending in one mighty and irresistible tide. The land flourished because it was fed from so many different sources – because it was nourished by so many cultures and traditions and people.” — […]

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Protecting Vulnerable Workers on the Job in Chicago

Filed in Workplace Rights by on May 3, 2012 0 Comments

I felt a sense of justice when the court recently issued a default judgment against Skokie Maid for more than $500,000 in unpaid wages and damages for 75 workers the company had misclassified as independent contractors. From an investigation standpoint, this was a tough case. The employer was not cooperative and was adamant from the […]

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