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Maine dispatch: advocates for migrant workers on dairy farms rally for rights

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On Saturday, over 100 individuals assembled in Portland, Maine, to show their solidarity with the rights of migrant workers. The objective of the campaign was to tackle labor and housing conditions on dairy farms, specifically those in Maine that supply milk to Hannaford’s store brand.

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Maine Judge Rushes Solution To Lack Of Public Defenders

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Anybody willing to move to Maine? The post Maine Judge Rushes Solution To Lack Of Public Defenders appeared first on Above the Law.

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US labor board orders Maine Chipotle to re-open, recognize union

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The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) Thursday issued a consolidated complaint and a notice of hearing against an Augusta, Maine, Chipotle. The order requires the Maine facility to re-open and re-hire the store’s former employees. It also stipulates that Chipotle must bargain in good faith with the union, Chipotle United.

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US federal appeals court rules Maine cannot restrict who can gather ballot initiative signatures

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The US Court of Appeals for the First Circuit Thursday ruled that the state of Maine cannot restrict who can gather signatures in ballot initiatives for state elections, in a voting case that turned to focus on freedom of political speech. The case, We the People PAC v. The case, We the People PAC v.

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US Supreme Court rules Maine cannot exclude religious schools from public tuition assistance funds

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Makin that Maine’s exclusion of religious schools from public tuition assistance funds is unconstitutional. Maine contracts with private schools to ensure students who live in districts that do not operate their own secondary schools still receive a free education that is adjacent to a public school experience.

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“York County judge confirmed for Maine Supreme Court vacancy”

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“York County judge confirmed for Maine Supreme Court vacancy”: Kevin Miller of Maine Public Radio has this report. The post “York County judge confirmed for Maine Supreme Court vacancy” appeared first on How Appealing.

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Maine man indicted on hate crimes charges for arson of Black church

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A Maine man was indicted by a federal grand jury Thursday on hate crimes charges relating to the arson of a Black church in Massachusetts. The post Maine man indicted on hate crimes charges for arson of Black church appeared first on JURIST - News. Community Presbyterian Church in Springfield in the morning hours of December 28, 2020.

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