Commentary | November 11, 2015

What Every Consumer Needs to Know Before Taking Another Bite of Chicken

Via: The Hill

The poultry industry is cutting corners when it comes to workers’ safety.

Commentary | November 10, 2015

5 Things Every Politico Should Know About the Fight for $15

Via: Medium.com

Low-wage workers are developing into a powerful voting bloc .

Commentary | November 3, 2015

CNBC: Here’s What Paul Ryan Should Do First

Via: CNBC

Start by passing an increase to the federal minimum wage.

Commentary | October 13, 2015

Fortune: How Seattle Could Help Uber Drivers Earn a Fatter Paycheck

Via: Fortune

The city could be the first to let drivers unionize under a proposed ordinance.

Commentary | October 12, 2015

CNBC: Urban Outfitters should be ashamed asking for ‘volunteers’

Via: CNBC

Urban Outfitters asked salaried employees to volunteer for weekend work performing warehouse tasks.

Commentary | October 7, 2015

Huffington Post: The 2016 Election and the 42 Percent

Via: Huffington Post

The “42%” have made themselves clear.

Commentary | October 1, 2015

Here’s Another Reason a Minimum Wage Hike Should Be Part of Pennsylvania’s Budget Talks

Via: PennLive

The state could accrue more healthcare-related savings from an increase in the minimum wage, writes Yannet Lathrop.

Commentary | October 1, 2015

SunSentinel: Why Does Florida Treat Unemployed Workers So Badly?

Via: SunSentinel

Unemployed Floridians deserve a program that is fair and accessible, write George Wentworth and Cindy Huddleston.

Commentary | September 30, 2015

New York Times: Fair Wages for Uber Drivers

Via: New York Times

On-demand companies need to hone a business model that doesn’t rely on a cheap, unprotected workforce.

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