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Report Shows Unionized Asian Pacific American Workers Earn 14% More, 16% More Likely to Have Health Insurance

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
Wednesday, January 19, 2011

CONTACT: Gregory Cendana
(916) 284-9839, gcendana@apalanet.org


APAP Board Member featured in Philippine News

Cross-posted from Philippine News

by Erin Pangilinan

Unionist reflects on gay bullying


USSA President Becomes APALA Executive Director, Greg Cendana (APAP Board Member)

APAP Board congratulates fellow APAP Board Member, Gregory Cendana on his promotion to APALA Executive Director!


Asian Pacific American Labor Alliance (APALA) Seeks Associate Director

APALA Seeks Associate Director

Job Description for Associate Director
Position Overview


The Asian Pacific American Labor Alliance (APALA), AFL-CIO seeks a full-time
Associate Director that will oversee the program design & implementation of all
existing programs, including, but not limited to the Organizing Institute, Every
Vote Counts political program, and local workers’ rights hearings.


Remembering the Manongs

Cross-posted from AFL-CIO Blog


The Legacy of John Delloro

Post written by APALA Executive Board Member Van S. Nguyen


The Dollars and Cents of Comprehensive Immigration Reform

Examining the many variables that shape the debate over immigration reform leaves one to conclude that not only is comprehensive immigration reform the morally and ethically right thing to do, but it is also the economically right thing to do. The demand for low-wage undocumented workers as firms compete for cheap labor, and an increasingly costly enforcement-only immigration policy, combine to produce a perverse perpetuation of a deepening underground and dangerous movement of people across our borders.