Serious backlash for skipping work to attend Day Without Immigrants protest.

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Shore restaurant participates in ‘Day Without Immigrants’ – thetimesherald.com

Day Without Immigrants protest brings serious consequences to those who skipped work.

The right to do something doesn’t mean our decision to exercise that right won’t come without serious consequences. Many of the participants in the #Day Without Immigrants #Protest on Thursday have learned this lesson the hard way. Over 100 of those who skipped #work were fired from their jobs. Restaurants and day care centers in states like Florida had the most firings. Bradley Coatings Incorporated, a commercial painting company, laid off nearly 20. Robert Peal, the company’s attorney, verified that employees were warned that they may be terminated if they skipped work on Thursday to protest, but 18 chose to do so anyway.

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Powerful California storms turn deadly after killing five

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Rain-soaked California expecting more storms and flooding into next week.

After years of record drought, #California is now getting more #rain than she can handle. Southern California #Storms on Friday unloaded 10 inches, and Saturday left tens of thousands without power and killed at least five people. The rain left its trail of destruction with flooded highways, downed power lines, and sinkholes. Santa Barbara county has seen more than seven inches of rain in two days, according to the National Weather Service. Parts of Ventura country had more than six inches. Northern California already soaked since January is expecting extra stress on levees, dams, rivers, creeks and streams.Residents are being advised to prepare for flooding and possible evacuations. Officials continue to keep an eye on the Oroville Dam after last week’s concerns.

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