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Immigrant mixed-households to receive stimulus checks

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New stimulus checks are coming for jobless Americans. After months of negotiations, lawmakers struck a $900 billion COVID-19 stimulus deal. The stimulus package was passed by the Senate earlier this week, just in time as nearly 12 million Americans are set to lose unemployment benefits the day after Christmas. 
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Mariela Dabbah, the perils of a global pandemic for gender inclusion in the workplace

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As 2020 draws to a close, Mariela Dabbah, founder and CEO of the Red Shoe Movement, reflects on the Covid-19 pandemic impact for gender inclusion in the workplace.
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Poultry farms and Latino workers at the forefront of COVID-19

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Poultry farms are at the forefront of COVID-19 contagion. When you are enjoying your barbecue chicken or chicken wings this Memorial Day weekend, think of those Latino workers employed at poultry farms that are subject to discrimination, exploitation and inhumane working conditions, now with new coronavirus cases in the thousands.
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New Jersey is stepping up efforts for unemployed workers and freelancers

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To better serve the unemployed workers hit by COVID-19 pandemic, New Jersey is stepping up its efforts by temporarily suspending the “work search requirement” for laid off workers and creating a jobs portal...