Commentary | March 10, 2017

The Latest ‘Underhanded Maneuvers’ in the Minimum Wage Wars

Via: CNBC

Battles around preemption are quietly playing out in statehouses from Iowa to Maryland.

Commentary | March 7, 2017

Who’s Against Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces?

Via: The Hill

Lawmakers sided with corporations that steal workers’ wages and cut corners on workplace safety.

Commentary | March 1, 2017

Trump’s Address Was More Measured But Actions Speak Louder Than Words

Via: Fortune.com

Uttering platitudes is not the same as actually putting workers at the top of the agenda.

Commentary | February 27, 2017

Little Financial Security in ‘Gig Economy’ Benefits Plan

Via: Albany Times-Union

A meager 2.5% benefits contribution hardly makes up for what’s lost when workers give up employee status.

Commentary | February 17, 2017

What the Country Learned from Trump’s Labor Nominee Fiasco

Via: The Hill

Puzder’s nomination failed in part because of his lack of respect for low-wage workers.

Commentary | February 10, 2017

A Wrong-Headed Maryland Bill Attacks Local Worker-Friendly Legislation

Via: The Washington Post

Lawmakers must reject this proposal and instead strengthen protections for vulnerable workers.

Commentary | December 15, 2016

Will Trump Be ‘The Champion of the American Worker’?

Via: Newsweek

Trump’s pick of fast-food CEO Andrew Puzder for labor secretary should concern us all.

Commentary | December 1, 2016

Labor Department Overtime Rules Important for Employees

Via: The Hill

Millions of workers in retail, food service, and other industries currently denied overtime pay would benefit.

Commentary | November 29, 2016

Fight for $15 Has Brought $62 Billion in Raises and Counting to Underpaid Workers

Via: PBS Newshour

What would really move the needle for U.S. workers? $15 an hour and a union.

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