NELP in the Media

“Full Time, Part Time, Good Jobs, Bad,” New York Times, August 26, 2013

Senate votes to extend jobless benefits,” CNN, April 7, 2014

The fight for jobless benefits is a longshot for a short lifeline,” MSNBC, April 4, 2014

Unemployment extension passes procedural hurdle in Senate,” Washington Post, April 3, 2014

EDD makes big improvements in phone service,” Fox Sacramento, April 1, 2014

Everything you need to know about the Senate unemployment insurance deal — and why it might never become law,” Washington Post, April 1, 2014 

Missouri Senate endorses unemployment change,” Associated Press, March 31, 2014

260,000 graduates in minimum wage jobs,” CNN Money, March 31, 2014

Nail salon workers file complaint against boss for low wages, constant spying,” New York Daily News, March 31, 2014  

Connecticut Is Increasing Minimum Wage to $10.10 an Hour,” New York Times, March 26, 2014

Connecticut approves highest state minimum wage Bellingham Herald-9 hours ago,” Associated Press, March 26, 2014

Missouri Senate endorses bill tying unemployment insurance to state's jobless rate,” Associated Press, March 26, 2014     

Connecticut Lifts Minimum Wage as States Lead Obama Goal,” Bloomberg, March 26, 2014

Dems push for minimum wage increase for tipped workers -- but will it backfire?,” Fox News, March 26, 2014

Jobless father of 4: Awaiting lifeline from Congress,” CNN, March 24, 2014 

Just 11 % of US long-term unemployed find jobs,” Associated Press, March 22, 2014

‘Ban the box’ movement picking up steam,” Philly.com, March 24, 2014

Teamsters score a win against “sharecropping on wheels.” But will the trucking industry really change?,” Washington Post, March 22, 2014

New chief of California employment department is appointed,” Los Angeles Times, March 22, 2014 

An 87 Percent Vote for a $15-an-Hour Wage,” The Nation, March 19, 2014

Hawaii lawmakers debate minimum wage hike,” Associated Press, March 18, 2014

Minimum Wage Advocates Forgo Push in Congress,” Bloomberg, March 18, 2014

Chance of Wage Rise So Remote Lobbyists Pay Little Heed,” Bloomberg, March 17, 2014

How ending unemployment benefits hurts the economy,” MSNBC, March 13, 2014

Workers in three states allege McDonald’s wage theft,” MSNBC, March 13, 2014

Happy Meals, Unhappy Workers,” New York Times, March 13, 2014

Employees Sue McDonald's, Alleging Wage Theft -- 2nd Update,” Wall Street Journal, March 13, 2014

Senators reach deal extending jobless benefits,” Associated Press, March 13, 2014

Businesses chafe at proposed overtime rules,” USA Today, March 13, 2014

Low Wages Without Overtime? Obama Wants to Change That,” Business Week, March 12, 2014

Obama wants to revamp OT pay eligibility for fast-food managers,” Associated Press, March 12 2014

Last call for unemployment benefits?,” MSNBC, March 12, 2014

Minimum wage campaign gains White House, small biz support,” CNN, March 10, 2014

The inside story of how the White House learned to love the minimum wage,” Washington Post, March 6, 2014

Here are 5 clues to the health of US job market,” Associated Press, March 6, 2014

States Not Waiting For Congress To Raise Minimum Wage,” CNN, March 6, 2014

Unions Propel Minimum Wage Activist From KFC To The White House,” CBS, March 2, 2014

Wage fight propels worker from KFC to White House,” Washington Post, March 2, 2014  

Wage fight propels KFC worker to White House,” USA Today, March 2, 2014

City Council Hearing Examines Plight Of Low Paid Airport Workers,” New York Daily News, February 28, 2014

More running out of jobless benefits,” Philly.com, February 26, 2014

Too late for a short-term unemployment fix?,” MSNBC, February 25, 2014

Senate Democrats Pin Their Hopes For Unemployment Benefits On Two Republicans,” The Huffington Post, February 25, 2014 

Walmart Profit Drops 21 Per Cent, Outlook Disappointing,” The Huffington Post, February 21, 2014

Many port trucker drivers across the country are making fast-food wages,” CNN Money, February 19, 2014

'Ban the Box' Fair Hiring Policies Take Hold Around the Nation,” The Huffington Post, February 18, 2014

For $1 per Big Mac, a truly livable salary for millions,” Boston Globe, February 18, 2014

CBO says $10.10 minimum wage would help many, hurt some,” United Press International, February 18, 2014

HUFFPOST HILL - Rocket Scientist Tired Of Naming Post Offices,” The Huffington Post, February 18, 2014

President raises minimum wage for federal contractors,” Associated Press, February 13, 2014

Economist Jason Furman is the wonkiest wonk in the White House,” Washington Post, February 13, 2014

Worker wage hike: 'What we went on strike for',” CNBC, February 12, 2014

What do the jobless do when the benefits end?,” Washington Post, February 11, 2014  

Cuomo won’t let New York City set minimum wage differently than rest of state,” New York Daily News, February 11, 2014

Calif orders agency to improve customer service,” Associated Press, February 9, 2014 

Putting Released Prisoners Back to Work,” Bloomberg, February 7, 2014

Senate deal would extend jobless benefits,” CNN, February 4, 2014

Obama Announces Minimum Wage Hike To $10.10 for Federal Contractors' Workers,” Bloomberg, February 3, 2014 

Ex-Convict Hire Hurdle Draws U.S. Suits Against Employers,” Bloomberg, January 30, 2014

Obama Traveling To Wisconsin, Tennessee After State Of The Union,” Associated Press, January 30, 2014

DOJ To Target Thieves: We Will Hunt You Down,” Associated Press January 29, 2014

Finally, some hope for jobless aid,” MSNBC, January 29, 2014

State of the Union: Right on Wages, Wrong on Trade,” The Nation, January 29, 2014 

States risk losing millions of federal work-share dollars,” USA Today, January 29, 2014

The Real State Of The Union For Workers,” The Huffington Post, January 28, 2014

What can Obama do on the economy without Congress?,” MSNBC, January 28, 2014

The State Of The Union Is…,” ABC, January 28, 2014

Obama to raise minimum wage for government contract workers,” Washington Post, January 28, 2014

Can Obama deliver action on inequality?,” CNN, January 28, 2014  

Obama’s Executive Order to Raise Some Wages: Does it Matter?,” Fox, January 28, 2014

Pentagon Food Workers Accuse Contractor Of Retaliating Over Strike,” The Huffington Post, January 27, 2014

Obama Tries New Tack for Long-Term Jobless,” Wall Street Journal, January 27, 2014

Pentagon fast-food workers strike, call for higher wages,” Washington Post, January 26, 2014

Cheering Against Wage Theft,” US News, January 23, 2014

Deciding How Much Employees and Owners Should Make,” New York Times, January 23, 2014

“‘I have no control over your life’,” MSNBC, January 21, 2014 

Honor Dr. King by helping people get work,” MSNBC, January 20, 2014

Oxfam report highlights widening income gap between rich, poor,” Los Angeles Times, January 20, 2014

Six Flags could be exempt from new minimum wage requirements in Prince George’s County,” Washington Post, January 19, 2014

Wisconsin may eliminate ban on 7-day work weeks,” MSNBC, January 17, 2014

Obama weighing executive action on minimum wage?,” Washington Post, January 16, 2014   

A growing movement to protect convicted job applicants,” CNN Money, January 14, 2014

Report suggests $20M in unemployment benefits lost in website glitches,” Fox Florida, January 14, 2014

Minimum wage battles are shifting to the states,” Boston Globe, January 12, 2014

Florida’s Site Said to Delay Millions in Aid to Jobless,” New York Times, January 10, 2014

Another day with no help for the jobless,” MSNBC, January 10, 2014  

Congress Picked An Historically Bad Time To Kill Unemployment Benefits,” The Huffington Post, January 9, 2014

How Republicans turned against unemployment insurance,” Washington Post, January 8, 2014 

2014 promises plenty of positive change,” Washington Post, January 7, 2014

Faulty Websites Confront Needy in Search of Aid,” New York Times, January 6, 2014

Millennials turn up heat against low wages,” CNN, January 6, 2014

White House pushes for jobless-benefits extension,” Wall Street Journal, January 5, 2014

Facing cuts, long-term unemployed brace for grim new year,” CNBC, January 4, 2014   

Job One: Helping the Jobless,” US News, January 3, 2014

How NYC's new mayor is hamstrung on wage inequality,” CNN, January 3, 2014

Jobless aid application data signal solid hiring,” Associated Press, January 2, 2014

How the 13 new state minimum wage raises break down, in three charts,” PBS News Hour, January 2, 2014

States Increase Minimum Wage For 2014,” CBS Miami, January 1, 2014

Minimum wage hikes could have big implications for the midterms,” MSNBC, December 31, 2013

New Year Means Missouri Wage Hike, Business Tax Cut,” CBS, December 31, 2013

Long-term unemployment extension ends,” NBC, December 30, 2013

13 states raising pay for minimum-wage workers,” USA Today, December 30, 2013

You're Severely Underpaid, And Here's Proof,” The Huffington Post, December 30, 2013

Democrats Turn to Minimum Wage as 2014 Strategy,” New York Times, December 29, 2013

Tens Of Thousands Of Floridians Lose Federal Unemployment Benefits,” CBS Miami, December 29, 2013

Benefits Ending for One Million Unemployed,” New York Times, December 27, 2013

How unemployment benefit cuts will affect your state,” USA Today, December 20, 2013

Dems plan big Christmas push on unemployment benefits,” The Washington Post, December 19, 2013

North Carolina Shows How to Crush the Unemployed,” Bloomberg, December 17, 2013

EDITORIAL: The GOP retreats into fear,” The Washington Times, December 15, 2013

Domino's Workers Get Jobs Back After Protesting Unfair Wages,” The Huffington Post, December 13, 2013 

Minimum wage worker protests raise awareness - but what about paychecks?,” NBC, December 12, 2013

Almost 54,000 in L.A. County could lose unemployment benefits,” Los Angeles Times, December 12, 2013

Hagan bill would extend long-term unemployment benefits,” McClatchy Bureau, December 12, 2013 

5 things the budget deal doesn't do,” CNN Money, December 11, 2013 

Fed Message to Be Muddled If Aid to Unemployed Expires: Economy,” Bloomberg, December 11, 2013

In Washington, deadlines crashed and holidays trashed,” CNN, December 9, 2013

20 Domino's Workers Fired In New York City After Protesting Low Wages, According To Lawmaker,” The Huffington Post, December 9, 2013

Push to ban crime box on job applications expands,” San Francisco Chronicle, December 9, 2013

Rand Paul: Long-term benefits a ‘disservice’ to the unemployed,” Washington Post, December 9, 2013

Sunday show roundup: Jobless benefits in focus,” Washington Post, December 8, 2013

'I need a better wage for myself': Fast-food wage protests highlight shift in economy,” NBC, December 5, 2013

Hunger strike? US fast food workers set to walk out,” CNBC, December 5, 2013

Debating the effects of a $15 fast food wage,” New York Times, December 5, 2013

Fast Food Workers Strike Again: Pros, Cons and How ObamaCare Factors In,” Fox, December 5, 2013

Fast-Food Workers Plan Walkouts in 100 US Cities,” Wall Street Journal, December 5, 2013

It’s not just fast-food workers who are underpaid,” Reuters, December 4, 2013 

Congressional GOP may be willing to let emergency unemployment benefits lapse,” Washington Post, December 3, 2013

Want to Cut Food Stamp Spending? Raise the Minimum Wage,” The Huffington Post, December 3, 2013

Eight states with the highest minimum wages,” USA Today, December 3, 2013

Would a higher minimum wage mean a more invested workforce?,” Washington Post, December 2, 2013 

How Low Can McDonald's Go to Disrespect Its Workers?,” The Huffington Post, December 2, 2013

Unemployment Benefit Program Set To Expire At Year's End,” NPR, December 2, 2013

$7.25 an hour is not a living wage,” CNN, December 2, 2013

In North Carolina, a hard-right shift hits a roadblock,” MSNBC, November 30, 2013

Life on $7.25 an Hour,” New York Times, November 28, 2013

Health aides making less than they give proliferate in low-wage economy,” Chicago Tribune, November 28, 2013

Ballot measure to enact $15 minimum wage near Seattle wins narrow victory,” Reuters, November 27, 2013

Voters in SeaTac, Wash., Back $15 Minimum Wage,” New York Times, November 26, 2013

Washington D.C. mayor proposes $10 minimum wage,” New York Daily News, November 24, 2013

Blue Christmas for unemployed as Congress fiddles over jobless benefits,” NBC, November 21, 2013

Home-Care Aides at Poverty’s Edge Are Hottest U.S. Jobs,” BusinessWeek, November 21, 2013

Walmart Will Win Black Friday Despite Worker Strikes, Labor Violations And Food Bank Woes,” Forbes, November 19, 2013

DC To Push For $11.50 Minimum Wage,” CBS, November 18, 2013

Facing the unemployment cliff,” MSNBC, November 18, 2013

Up Close: Minimum Wage,” ABC, November 17, 2013

The 10 Companies Paying Americans The Least: 24/7 Wall Street,” The Huffington Post, November 16, 2013

1.3 Million to Lose Jobless Benefits,” CNN Money, November 14, 2013

"I will lose my jobless benefits by year end," CNN Money, November 14, 2013

Contest tightens on measure to enact $15 minimum wage near Seattle,” Reuters, November 12, 2013

States Moving Beyond U.S. Minimum Wage as Congress Stalls,” Bloomberg, November 11, 2013

Obama Gets Behind Democrats' $10.10 Minimum Wage Proposal,” The Huffington Post, November 8, 2013

White House official: Obama supports Harkin/Miller bid to increase,” Washington Post, November 8, 2013

The Next ‘Cliff’ Threatens the Long-Term Jobless,” The Nation, November 8, 2013

In New Jersey vote, hope for supporters of higher state minimum wages,” Washington Post, November 7, 2013

Minimum wage victories build momentum for 2014,” CNBC, November 6, 2013

Unemployment Benefits Set To Expire For 1.3 Million At End Of Year,” The Huffington Post, November 6, 2013 

Severity of software glitch surprised EDD officials,” Los Angeles Times, November 6, 2013

Congress' Christmas Gift To Unemployed America Makes Lumps Of Coal Look Good,” The Huffington Post, November 6, 2013

Ban The Box: Some Companies Stop Asking Job Applicants About Criminal History,” NPR, November 5, 2013

State unemployment insurance programs in disrepair, report says,” Los Angeles Times, November 5, 2013 

Tuesday's election one of many attempts to raise minimum wage,” Los Angeles Times, November 4, 2013

Seattle May Be First Big City Where Burger Flippers Get $31,200,” Business Week, November 4, 2013

The New Rules For Hiring Home Health Aides,” Forbes, November 1, 2013

Over Christie's Loud Objections, New Jersey Set to Raise Its Minimum Wage,” Bloomberg, October 31, 2013

More Independent Contractors Are Organizing. Meet Teamster Taxi Cabs,” Business Week, October 31, 2013

The real cost of the dollar menu is to the taxpayers,” CNN, October 30, 2013

How McDonald's sends taxpayers the bill,” CNN, October 29, 2013

Target To Drop Criminal Background Questions In Job Applications,” The Huffington Post, October 29, 2013

Who Really Employs Minimum-Wage Workers?,” Wall Street Journal, October 28, 2013

Five stereotypes about poor families and education,” Washington Post, October 28, 2013

Fresh cuts in the Food Stamp program will make life worse for New York's hungry ,” New York Daily News, October 27, 2013

Fast-Food Chains Costing Taxpayers The Most Money: 24/7 Wall St.,” The Huffington Post, October 27, 2013

McDonald's Tells Worker She Should Sign Up For Food Stamps,” The Huffington Post, October 24, 2013

McDonald's helps workers get food stamps,” CNN Money, October 23, 2013

Job-creation weakens, but unemployment rate down,” CNBC, October 22, 2013

McDonald's Billion-Dollar Profit Is Awkwardly Close To The Amount It Costs Taxpayers Every Year,” The Huffington Post, October 21, 2013

How to Reverse the Increasing Reliance of Low-Wage Workers On Billions in Aid and Restore Economic Growth,” The Huffington Post, October 20, 2013

Labor Union 'Studies' Lead To Minimum Wage Legislative Malpractice,” Forbes, October 18, 2013

States Clamping Down on Workers Mislabeled as Contractors,” Bloomberg, October 18, 2013

Reports: Fast Food Companies Outsource $7 Billion In Annual Labor Costs To Taxpayers,” Forbes, October 17, 2013  

Half of fast food workers need public aid,” CNN Money, October 15, 2013

More than half of U.S. fast food workers on public aid, report says,” LA Times, October 15, 2013

 “McDonald's Low Wages Cost Taxpayers $1.2 Billion Per Year: Study,” The Huffington Post, October 15, 2013

Low fast-food wages come at high public cost, reports say,” Washington Post, October 15, 2013

Fast-Food Workers Are Costing the U.S. $7 Billion a Year in Public Aid,” Time, October 15, 2013

Studies Link Fast-Food Wages to Public Assistance,” Wall Street Journal, October 15, 2013

Half of fast food workers need public aid,” CBS, October 14, 2013

State job applications won't ask about criminal past,” San Francisco Chronicle, October 10, 2013

California Gives Break to Job Seekers With Criminal Past,” Bloomberg, October 10, 2013

Labor groups push for $15 minimum wage, target Seattle-area airport,” Reuters, October 5, 2013 

How to repeal the minimum wage without really trying,” The Hill, October 4, 2013 

Corporate Profits Are Soaring, But You're Not Feeling It,” The Huffington Post, October 2, 2013

The Government Shutdown Could Cost $300 Million Per Day,” The Huffington Post, October 1, 2013

A Job Can Help Stop Prison's Revolving Door,” The Huffington Post, September 30, 2013

Federal Contractors, Low Wages,” New York Times, September 26, 2013

Boomers Face Caregiver Shortage Amid New Rules,” Business Week, September 26, 2013

UPDATE 3-California to raise minimum wage to $10 an hour by 2016,” Reuters, September 25, 2013

The Loophole In The New DOL Home Care Worker Rules,” Forbes, September 20, 2013

Raise the US sub-minimum wage,” Press TV, September 19, 2013

US home health care workers finally get minimum wage,” MSNBC, September 18, 2013

Why you aren't making it in America,” CNN, September 18, 2013

Lots of action on minimum wages in Philadelphia, elsewhere,” Philly.com, September 18, 2013 

Minimum wage hikes possible in many states,” USA Today, September 17, 2013

U.S. poverty rate holds steady near a generational high,” Los Angeles Times, September 17, 2013

Obama Extends Minimum Wage to 2 Million Home Health Aides,” Bloomberg, September 17, 2013

Minimum wage in California to be $10 an hour,” NBC, September 13, 2013

UPDATE 3-California lawmakers vote to raise minimum wage to $10 an hour by 2016,” MSN, September 13, 2013

The Totally Unfair And Bitterly Uneven 'Recovery,' In 12 Charts,” The Huffington Post, September 13, 2013

Labor Dept. Reports Plunge in Jobless Claims, Then Says Figures Were Flawed,” New York Times, September 12, 2013

Wage Increase Targeting Wal-Mart Vetoed by Washington Mayor (2),” Business Week, September 12, 2013

California lawmakers vote to raise minimum wage to $10 an hour by 2016,” Reuters, September 12, 2013

California poised to raise minimum wage to $10,” CNN, September 12, 2013

The job market Fed faces: healing but still ailing,” Associated Press, September 12, 2013

Correction: Job Market-Vital Signs story,” Associated Press, September 11, 2013

7-Eleven Crackdown Ousts Veteran Franchise Owners Of Stores In Wicker, Lincoln Park,” The Huffington Post, September 10, 2013

This Burger Joint Is Raising Its Starting Salary To $15 Per Hour,” The Huffington Post, September 10, 2013 

Job market the Fed faces: healing, but still ailing,” Associated Press, September 9, 2013

Foreigners rank US as third-best place to live, survey shows,” CNBC, September 8, 2013

How the D.C. ‘living wage’ bill would affect businesses,” Washington Post, September 6, 2013

Not Looking for Work: Labor-Force Participation Hits 35-Year Low,” Business Week, September 6, 2013

Wal-Mart labor protests: 15 cities, arrests in NYC,” CBS, September 5, 2013

Nevada’s Jobless Feel the Sequester,” New York Times, September 4, 2013

The faulty FBI files that can ruin your life,” CNN, September 2, 2013 

Subcontractor Servitude,” New York Times, September 1, 2013

Labor outlook: 'It's just a very tough job market',” CNBC, September 1, 2013

A comeback for labor,” The Washington Post, September 1, 2013

U.S. Workers Are Still Completely Freaked Out About Job Security (CHART),” The Huffington Post, September 1, 2013

Fast food strikes go super-sized in clash over wages,” NBC, August 29 2013

Fast food strikes underline big national problem,” CBS, August 29, 2013

Impact of fast-food minimum wage boost: Experts face off,” Los Angeles Times, August 29, 2013

Fast food strike calls for $15 wage,” MSNBC, August 29, 2013

Fast-Food Chains Face Challenges on Wages," Wall Street Journal, August 29, 2013

Texas fast-food workers to join nationwide strike,” ABC Texas, August 29, 2013

Trying to raise a family on a fast-food salary,” Reuters, August 29 2013

Working Poor Have Dimming Faith In Economic Mobility, Policymakers, Survey Finds,” The Huffington Post, August 28, 2013

Low-paid workers are marching for fairness,” USA Today, August 28, 2013

Fast Food Workers Plan To Strike Nationwide Thursday,” Associated Press, August 28, 2013

U.S. fast-food workers plan nationwide strikes over minimum wage,” Reuters, August 28, 2013

Column: Trying to raise a family on a fast-food salary,” MSN Money, August 28, 2013

Full Time, Part Time, Good Jobs, Bad,” New York Times, August 26, 2013

Trimmings for Labor Day,” The Huffington Post, August 26, 2013 

Rep. Dave Joyce On Unfilled Jobs: Businesses Can't Find Enough 'Sober,' 'Drug-Free' Workers,” The Huffington Post, August 25, 2013

Ex-McDonald's CEO: Raising The Minimum Wage To $15 Would 'Absolutely' Kill Jobs,” The Huffington Post, August 21, 2013

Sharing Work When Times Are Tough,” The Huffington Post, August 20, 2013

Reports: Answers to long-term unemployment remain elusive,” The Hill, August 20, 2013

A Flawed Background-Check System,” The New York Times, August 18, 2013

Feds Asking Florida To Make It Easier for Some People To Get Unemployment Checks,” NBC Miami, August 16, 2013

Most new jobs in July were low paying, part time,” Associated Press, August 8, 2013

Out of Work Over 9 Months? Good Luck Finding a Job,” Wall Street Journal, August 7, 2013

American pay lags inflation as part-time jobs abound at low wages,” Associated Press, August 7, 2013

New US jobs disproportionately low-pay or part-time,”Associated Press, August 6, 2013

The Minimum Wage Debate: Tripped Up on Small Business,” Wall St Cheat Sheet, August 6, 2013

Sen. Bernie Sanders: Walmart's 'Starvation Wages' Fuel 'Obscene' Wealth Disparity,” The Huffington Post, August 5, 2013

IRS: Employers misclassifying employees as contractors,” San Francisco Chronicle, August 5, 2013

Flawed FBI background checks hurt job prospects, report says,” Los Angeles Times, August 3, 2013

New laws make criminal pasts off-limits in California city,” Wall Street Journal, August 3, 2013

New jobs disproportionately low-pay or part-time,” Associated Press, August 3, 2013

Almost everybody agrees minimum wage workers need a raise ASAP,” MSN Money, August 2, 2013

Jobless Rate Drops to 7.4%, but Job Growth Still Lags,” AFL-CIO Blog, August 2, 2013

The data blame game,” Philadelphia Daily News, August 1, 2013

Time for a pay raise for workers at the fast-food counter,” Kansas City Star, August 1, 2013

Low-Wage Workers Falling Further Behind In Economic Recovery,” The Huffington Post, August 1, 2013

Ex-convicts in TN get chance for jobs through Triple Thread Apparel,” The Tennessean, August 1, 2013

7-Eleven Exploiting Franchisees, Lawsuit Claims,” The Huffington Post, August 1, 2013

80 Percent Want Minimum Wage Raised To $10.10 Per Hour: Poll,” The Huffington Post, August 1, 2013

Can't Get A Job Because You're Unemployed?,” AOL, August 1, 2013

Difference between 'employee' and 'contractor' matters to you, IRS,” San Francisco Chronicle, July 31, 2013

You may have missed out on that job because of inaccurate FBI records,” MSN, July 31, 2013

What would a Big Mac cost if McDonald’s doubled pay?,” San Francisco Chronicle, July 31, 2013

Featherstone: It's time to supersize fast food workers' wages,” AM New York, July 31, 2013

East Liberty protest calls for higher wages,” Pittsburgh Courier, July 31, 2013

SIMMONS: Fast-food jobs a good start, not a career,” Washington Times, July 31, 2013

Basu: Inexcusable wage gap is a reflection of our morality,” Des Moines Register, July 31, 2013

FBI background checks flawed, hurt job prospects, report says,” LA Times, July 30, 2013

Surviving the data blame game,” The Washington Post, July 30, 2013

Obama's Sadly Appropriate Amazon Speech,” US News, July 30, 2013

The beef with low wages,” The Washington Post, July 30, 2013

Employers Want More Cooperation, Less Enforcement From New Labor Secretary,” Bloomberg, July 30, 2013

The Minimum Wage Doesn't Apply to Everyone,” Truth Out, July 30, 2013

Hundreds of fast food workers strike over minimum wage,” LA Times, July 29, 2013

All In agenda: Fast food workers strike in cities nationwide,” MSNBC, July 29, 2013

America's hourly wage battle heats up,” CNN Money, July 29, 2013

Doubling McDonald's Salaries Would Cause Your Big Mac To Cost Just 68¢ More: Study,” The Huffington Post, July 29, 2013

What's their beef? Striking fast food workers say low wages,” NBC, July 29, 2013

Fast food workers strike McDonald's, KFC, and other chains,” Christian Science Monitor, July 29, 2013

Growing use of FBI screens raises concerns over accuracy, racial bias,” Post-Dispatch, July 29, 2013

Cheap labor is nobody's right,” The Tennessean, July 28, 2013

The Minimum Wage Doesn’t Apply to Everyone,” Bill Moyers and Company, July 26, 2013

Few fast-food workers reach management ranks, report says,” Los Angeles Times, July 25, 2013

Fast-food workers’ pay protests pick up steam,” The Washington Post, July 25, 2013

Report: Fast Food Workers Have 'No Chance' Of Advancement,” AOL, July 25, 2013

Criminal Complaints Filed Over Wage Theft,” Seattle Weekly, July 25, 2013

No, Fast Food Companies Aren’t Helping Low-Wage Workers Up The Ladder,” Think Progress, July 25, 2013

3 Reasons Why 'Good Jobs' Are Vanishing,” AOL July 25, 2013

Walmart’s Argument Against Paying More Doesn’t Impress Everyone,” Money Talks News, July 25, 2013

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