The CEO of a local non-profit responds to claims made by a former employee who says she was fired for trying to help a Spanish-speaking family obtain interpretation services for an orthodontist visit.
How is overtime pay determined? What are the new overtime rules from the Obama Administration? Carousel discusses the new overtime rules and wage theft that workers experience. Today’s guests are Patrick Hickey, director of the Madison Workers’ Rights Center, and Caitlin Madden, an attorney with Hawks Quindel.
A non-profit organization that has been active in Madison for a century is facing criticism for terminating one of its workers after she attempted to assert her clients’ civil rights.
Today Allen Ruff talks with Armando Ibarra from the U.W. School for Workers; and Patrick Hickey, director of the Madison-based Workers’ Workers’ Rights Center. They’ll be discussing the newly released study of the Latino Workers Project coalition, “Struggling for a Better Life – The State of Working Latinos in Dane County”. Click here or visit […]
Patrick Hickey of the Workers’ Rights Center of Madison talks with Jan Miyasaki about an upcoming report about the status of immigrant workers in Dane County. Unfortunately, immigrant workers continue to suffer with low and withheld wages, lack of benefits, and physical and sexual assault from employers.
Mark Thomas from Workers Rights Center joins 8 O’Clock Buzz host Tony Castaneda to discuss the Latino Workers Project Survey.