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Kenney gana la batalla

 01/20/2017 - 14:04
Kenney gana la batalla
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A pesar de las amenazas de Comcast de que la ciudad sería demandada por la ley, el Alcalde Kenney ha compartido que firmará la legislación contra la discriminación salarial que fue introducida en el Ayuntamiento y que se encuentra bajo revisión.

“Podremos ser demandados o no”, dijo Kenney a una multitud a las afueras del Ayuntamiento, “pero el Consejo ha aprobado esta medida por voto unánime, y no veo una razón por la cual no deba firmarla”.

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Thursday, January 19, 2017 - 5:18pm
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George Soros: Donald Trump is 'would-be dictator'

 01/20/2017 - 03:27
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At the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, billionaire investor delivered bleak Brexit forecast and said Donald Trump is ‘gearing up for trade war’ but will fail, reports The Guardian.

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Friday, January 20, 2017 - 3:08am
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George Soros at the Festival of Economics 2012 in Trento. The billionaire thinks President-elect Donald Trump will fail. Photo: Wikimedia Commons

Kenney wins the war over wage discrimination bill

 01/19/2017 - 17:25
Kenney wins the war over wage discrimination bill
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Despite threats from Comcast that the city would be sued for the bill, Mayor Kenney shared that he will sign the wage discrimination legislation that was passed by City Council and under law review.

"We may get sued, we may not," Kenney said to a crowd outside of City Hall. "But Council passed this measure by unanimous vote, and I see no reason why I shouldn't sign it."

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Thursday, January 19, 2017 - 5:18pm
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Defaulting Risks: Wage Theft puts Philly Workers in Weak Situation

 01/19/2017 - 03:49
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Throughout Philadelphia and the nation, an epidemic of wage theft leaves workers wondering why they’re not getting what’s owed them, reports The Philadelphia Citizen.

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Thursday, January 19, 2017 - 3:29am
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Wage theft leaves thousands of Philly workers struggling to get paid what's owed them. Photo: Annette Bernhardt/Wikimedia

Philadelphians at Work

 01/16/2017 - 03:21
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This week, The Atlantic "Americans at Work" photo essay features photographs of the daily lives and spaces of workers in Philadelphia's Municipal Offices, made by photographer Ryan Collerd.

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Monday, January 16, 2017 - 3:12am
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Philadelphia City Hall. Photo: Wikimedia/Antoine Taveneaux

US Indicts Six VW Executives in Emissions Scandal

 01/12/2017 - 03:20
The Volkswagen Stand at the New York Auto Show on March 2016. Photo: EFE/Justin Lane
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Federal prosecutors announced criminal charges on Wednesday against six Volkswagen executives for their roles in the company’s emissions-cheating scandal. The automaker is set to pay $4.3 billion in criminal and civil penalties.

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Thursday, January 12, 2017 - 3:06am
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The Volkswagen Stand at the New York Auto Show on March 2016. Photo: EFE/Justin Lane

La ley contra la discriminación laboral de Kenney ha peleado con fuerza

 01/11/2017 - 12:11
La ley contra la discriminación laboral de Kenney ha peleado con fuerza
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En un esfuerzo por prevenir la discriminación salarial en el lugar de trabajo, una ley ha sido aprobada por el Ayuntamiento con 16 votos a favor y en este momento espera la firma de Kenney.

La ley, que enfrenta un rechazo público de Comcast, está en proceso de evaluación legal por el Departamento de la Ley en Filadelfia y, por lo tanto, la firma del Alcalde Kenney se ha retrasado.

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Tuesday, January 10, 2017 - 4:33pm
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James Kenney

Blacks and Hispanics face extra challenges in getting home loans

 01/10/2017 - 17:51
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High-cost lenders are targeting these communities, preventing them from building wealth to pass on to their children.

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Tuesday, January 10, 2017 - 5:17pm
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Kenney’s wage discrimination bill fought with force

 01/10/2017 - 16:37
Kenney’s wage discrimination bill fought with force
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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.

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Tuesday, January 10, 2017 - 4:33pm
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Fiat to invest $1 billion in U.S plants after Trump's Threats

 01/09/2017 - 03:44
Mini @FiatUSA. Photo: Wikimedia/Commons
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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.

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Monday, January 9, 2017 - 3:20am
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Mini @FiatUSA. Photo: Wikimedia/Commons

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