Commentary | June 24, 2016

Gig Economy Workers Injured On the Job Should Get Workers’ Comp Protections

Via: Quartz

Taxi drivers & chauffeurs are killed on the job at a rate 5x higher than the average for all workers.

Commentary | June 6, 2016

The New Overtime Rules Will Help Middle Class Americans

Via: Newsweek

The new overtime regulations are a huge victory for middle-class workers.

Commentary | June 6, 2016

Uber’s Car Leasing Program Turns Its Drivers Into Modern-Day Sharecroppers

Via: Quartz

Behind the shiny veneer of Uber’s technological innovation lies a time-tested business model: labor exploitation.

Commentary | June 3, 2016

Walmart CAN Afford $15 Minimum Wage

Via: CNBC.com

Walmart should pay its workers what they need and deserve.

Commentary | May 24, 2016

Non-Profits Are Ready for the New Overtime Regulations

Via: The Hill

We will stand with working people across America to fight for full implementation of the revised overtime regulation.

Commentary | May 11, 2016

Big Poultry Workers Are Literally Peeing Their Pants So That Americans Can Have Cheap Chicken

Via: Quartz

Poultry plant workers say they routinely are denied time to use the bathroom.

Commentary | April 22, 2016

On Factory Farms, Chickens and Workers Alike Suffer

Via: New York Times

More than 250,000 men and women work in U.S. poultry plants in unbelievably harsh conditions.

Commentary | April 1, 2016

How We Got to $15, and Where We Go From Here

Via: NY Daily News

The Fight for $15 has changed our country’s economic trajectory and begun to reverse decades of growing wage inequality.

Commentary | March 22, 2016

The Hill: Candidates, How Will You Turn ‘Gig’ Jobs Into Good Jobs?

Via: The Hill

Will we harness technology to improve working conditions for the many, or to enrich the few?

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