Mexican Consulate in Salt Lake City web hosting Utah activity honest, exertions rights tournament

Cindy F. Cape

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SALT LAKE CITY — A sequence of occasions geared at instructing Hispanic employees about their exertions rights as immigrants is going down subsequent week.

The actions are a part of the 14th annual Labor Rights Week, an initiative hosted via the 51 Mexican consulates around the U.S. This 12 months’s theme, “Inclusion and equality are rights of all workers,” will focal point at the significance of gender equality within the place of business and dive into discrimination and harassment that ladies face within the place of business.

The Mexican Consulate in Salt Lake City will kick off the week with a gap tournament at 10 a.m. Monday on the headquarters of the Associated General Contractors of Utah, situated at 2207 S. 1070 West in West Valley City.

The tournament will function a message from José V. Borjón, head consul of Mexico in Salt Lake City, and a panel at the contributions of the Hispanic exertions pressure, occupational protection and exertions rights in Utah. The panel, which shall be moderated via Deputy Consul Patricia Cortés, will function Sen. Luz Escamilla; Nubia Peña, director of the Utah Division of Multicultural Affairs; Antonella Packard, Salt Lake City financial construction supervisor; Rancho Market President and CEO Eli Madrigal; and Anita Watson, knowledgeable on occupational protection and claims control.

On Tuesday, the consulate and Associated General Contractors of Utah will host a loose activity honest from 5 to eight p.m. at 2207 S. 1070 West in West Valley City. Over 30 firms shall be recruiting for jobs in building, credit score unions, well being, gardening, electrical energy and carpentry. Free tacos can be to be had.

Workers too can sign up free of charge trainings on controlling the chance of the use of cleansing chemical compounds or protection measures for forklift operation. The trainings, which shall be in Spanish, shall be hung on Tuesday at 5 p.m. on the similar location.

More details about the actions will also be discovered right here or via contacting the consulate at 801-521-8502, extension 125 or [email protected]

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Sydnee Gonzalez is a multicultural reporter for KSL.com protecting the variety of Utah’s folks and communities. Se habla español. You can to find Sydnee at @sydnee_gonzalez on Twitter.

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