Posts Tagged ‘Virginia’

Jul
2013
18

Housekeeper Enslaved in Virginia for Three Years Wins $1.1 Million in Backpay

  Former World Bank employee Emma Zegarra is being forced to pay $1.1 million in back wages and restitution to Virginia Carazani, whom she kept enslaved in her Vienna, Virginia home for over three years. Carazani’s escape was facilitated by a good samaritan and the FBI. A legal complaint ensued in January of 2012.   [&hellip...
Jul
2013
17

IBEW Apprentices Share Their Experiences on ‘Get Charged Up’ Blog

IBEW Apprentices Share Their  Experiences on 'Get Charged Up' Blog
  Young electricians making their way through the NECA-IBEW apprenticeship program have been sharing their experiences via a blog that allows those interested in a potential career in the trades to hear directly about this transformative process.  The apprentices’ blogs, part of the Get Charged Up website, gives apprentices an...
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Jul
2013
2

VA Gov. Candidate Verbally Supports Unions, Workers, but Won’t Likely Target “Right-to-Work” Status

VA Gov. Candidate Verbally Supports Unions, Workers, but Won't Likely Target
  Virginia gubernatorial candidate Terry McAuliffe has been taking his case directly to the working people of the commonwealth, promising to help unions restore their power in the state if elected.  The former head of the Democratic National Committee who, as a 22-year old National Financial Director for Jimmy Carter’s re-election campaign...