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On Tuesday, February 5, 2019, the Florida Supreme Court rescinded its appellate review of the City of Miami Beach’s appeal which sought to challenge a 2017 decision by the Third District Court of Appeals invalidating the City’s minimum wage ordinance which would have raised its minimum wage to $13.31 an hour by 2021. LatinoJustice PRLDEF’s Equal Justice Works Fellow Sesilia Valdez Diaz, who is sponsored by the Florida Bar Foundation, released the following statement:

Latino Workers File Complaint to State Labor Department About Dangerous Work Conditions at Nassau County Parks

Mineola, NY – Trabajadores por Igualdad (TPI), aided by LatinoJustice PRLDEF and Make the Road New York, filed a complaint about the dangers of working conditions at Nassau County Parks to the workers health and safety. Some of the hazards cited in the complaint include chemical exposure, blunt trauma injuries by high-speed golf balls, and other workplace hazards in violation of state labor law and safety standards. 

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