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MIAMI —The Small Business Development (SBD) Division of Miami-Dade County’s Internal Services Department is responsible for enforcement of the County’s small business, wage and workforce requirements. Pursuant to the Responsible Wages and Benefits and Living Wages ordinances, contractors must pay employees on covered contracts a minimum wage prescribed by the County. In 2018, SBD conducted investigations that found 88 employers in violation of the County’s wage requirements. Contractor’s were required to pay $1,245,540 in back wages to 957 underpaid employees on County service and construction contracts and $391,615 in penalties.

(Miramar, FL--) The City of Miramar Vice Mayor Yvette Colbourne hosted a Women’s Empowerment Luncheon on Friday, March 22, 2019 at the Miramar Cultural Center (MCC) | ArtsPark Banquet Hall, located at 2400 Civic Center Place. The event was a ticketed event which was open to employees and the general public. More than 200 women (and a few men) joined Vice Mayor Colbourne in celebration of Women’s History Month. The event provided an opportunity to network, recognize prominent community leaders and hear inspiring speeches from guest speakers. 

(Black PR Wire) Miami, Fla. -- Do you have a passion for fashion? Women Grow Strong and Black PR Wire encourage you to stay in style during Women’s History Month and all year round!  The organizations are partnering up with Christie Grays, the Commander-In-Chic of I Am Chic, to hold a fashion forward webinar on Tuesday, March 26, 2019 from 2:00 – 3:30 PM (ET).  The webinar is entitled “Be CHIC on Purpose: Style Tips and Spring Trends” and will be presented by Grays.

The accomplishments of a Caribbean American commercial airline pilot has lifted her into the spotlight and is inspiring others to pursue a career in the skies.

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