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Wage Theft, Sexual Harassment and Workplace Violence; The Troubling Reality of Many Latina and Immigrant Workers

Hector E. Sanchez | Posted 03.30.2012 | Latino Voices
Hector E. Sanchez

We stand with Latinas across the nation to ensure that their labor, human and civil rights are fully respected because an injury to one is an injury to all.

A New Approach to Immigration: It's Time to Stop Blaming Immigrants

Hector E. Sanchez | Posted 12.21.2011 | Latino Voices
Hector E. Sanchez

It is hypocritical to keep blaming immigrants for complex problems while we consume produce harvested by immigrants, occupy buildings and homes erected by them, and drive on roads made possible by their labor.

This Mother's Day, Let's Recognize Our Most Vulnerable Working Mothers: Trabajadoras

Hector E. Sanchez | Posted 07.07.2011 | Politics
Hector E. Sanchez

Latina working women are some of the most vulnerable and lowest-paid working mothers in the nation. What is good for them is essential to the nation's future.

Warning: If They Take Wisconsin, They Might Go After Our Weekends

Hector E. Sanchez | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Hector E. Sanchez

We can fight the anti-union ambush in the states with worker solidarity among Latinos and all workers, but first we need to understand why we are fighting and what is at stake.

Strong Social Security Is Central to the Latino Community's Future

Hector E. Sanchez | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Hector E. Sanchez

There is overwhelming support among the majority of Americans for strengthening Social Security. Latinos, in particular, understand the importance of such action.

Latinos: To Vote or Not to Vote?

Hector E. Sanchez | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Hector E. Sanchez

At a time when it is no exaggeration to say that the Latino community is under attack on many different levels, we must participate in the democratic process for empowerment.

One Nation March: Important for Latinos

Hector E. Sanchez | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Hector E. Sanchez

Not only have Latinos suffered the drastic increase in hate crimes and racism against our community, but we also have the highest risk of death and injury at work, and the highest percentage of wage theft.

The Latino Community's Stake in a Clean Energy Economy

Hector E. Sanchez | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Hector E. Sanchez

The risks of climate change due to excess carbon dioxide in our atmosphere are significant for everyone, and are an even greater concern for working Latino families.