Blog | February 10, 2016

Is Wage Insurance a Worthwhile Option for Displaced Workers?

It’s an open question whether the president’s wage insurance proposal should be a top safety-net priority in 2016.

Blog | February 9, 2016

Share of Unemployed Receiving Jobless Aid Remained at Record Low in 2015

The majority of jobless workers in the United States don’t receive unemployment benefits.

Blog | January 27, 2016

Ending the “Independent Contractor” Charade in On-Demand & Just-in-Time Work

In just the last week, two more companies have reclassified their workers as employees.

Blog | January 25, 2016

Minimum Wage Ballot Measures Advancing in California and Nevada

Statewide voter initiatives to raise the minimum wage in both California and Nevada advanced last week toward 2016 ballot status.

Blog | January 19, 2016

Governors Embrace Push for Higher State Minimum Wages

Across the country last week several governors laid out plans for significant increases in state minimum wages.

Blog | January 15, 2016

Arizona Governor Threatens Financial Retribution Against Cities That Raise Minimum Wage

Governor Doug Ducey (R) says he’ll withhold state funds from cities that raise the minimum wage.

Blog | January 8, 2016

New Year Brings New Resolve to Push for $15 Minimum Wage in New York

NY began the New Year with a major escalation of the campaign to make it the first state to enact(…)

Blog | December 11, 2015

State Board Upholds New York $15 Fast Food Minimum Wage Plan

A state oversight board has rejected a challenge to the NY fast food $15 minimum wage order.

Blog | December 11, 2015

Victory, Finally, for Unemployed Seniors in Illinois

There was never a valid policy justification for the Social Security offset.

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