Commentary | April 2, 2014

NJ: How Chris Christie Shortchanged NJ Truck Drivers

Tying up George Washington Bridge traffic isn’t the only way the Christie administration toyed with New Jersey motorists last year.(…)

Commentary | March 30, 2014

Salon: Blueberry Lies – WSJ Spearheads Disingenuous Effort to Keep Exploiting Farm Workers

In August 2012, the U.S. Department of Labor invoked its “hot goods” authority and seized blueberry shipments from three Oregon(…)

Commentary | March 24, 2014

Hartford Courant: Domestic Workers Need Wage, Rules Rights

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s proposal to raise the state’s minimum wage to $10.10 per hour is a hit with voters,(…)

Commentary | March 21, 2014

Huffington Post: Bill Gates and Warren Buffett Are Wrong

As the sparring continues over raising the minimum wage, two titans of business have weighed in: Bill Gates and Warren(…)

Commentary | March 7, 2014

Huffington Post: Raises on McDonald’s Menu

It took a mandatory Securities and Exchange Commission filing, but McDonald’s appears to have finally acknowledged the obvious in its(…)

Commentary | March 6, 2014

The Hill: Jobs, Transit and American Communities

President Obama recently gave hundreds of thousands of American workers who do federal taxpayer-funded work under private contractors a boost(…)

Commentary | February 27, 2014

Reuters: On Minimum Wage: Mind the Gap

Just 24 hours after Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) warned that raising the minimum wage to $10.10 per hour(…)

Commentary | February 18, 2014

Huffington Post: “Ban the Box” Fair Hiring Policies Take Hold Around the Nation

Ten years ago, the grassroots civil rights organization, All of Us or None, came up with a simple idea to(…)

Commentary | January 20, 2014

MSNBC: Honor Dr. King by helping people get work

In a 1968 sermon delivered just days before his assassination, Martin Luther King, Jr. proclaimed: “If a man doesn’t have(…)

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