Blog | December 11, 2015

Victory, Finally, for Unemployed Seniors in Illinois

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

Blog | December 9, 2015

Faulty FBI Background Checks for Employment

Nearly half of FBI background checks fail to include crucial information on the outcome of a case after an arrest.

Blog | December 5, 2015

More Cities Act to Raise Minimum Wages

Blog | December 5, 2015

More Cities Act to Raise Minimum Wages

More U.S. cities in more states are moving ahead to raise wages.

Blog | November 13, 2015

Low-Wage Workers Rally Nationwide for $15, Union Rights and Power at the Ballot Box

In 270 cities and towns, tens of thousands of low-wage workers joined the “Fight for $15” day of action.

Blog | October 14, 2015

Wage & Hour Protections for Home Care Workers Take Effect

Home care workers are now finally covered by federal minimum wage and overtime laws.

Blog | September 25, 2015

New York Governor Cuomo Announces Fair-Chance Hiring for State

New York is the 19th state to implement a policy, along with nearly 100 cities and counties and D.C.

Blog | August 19, 2015

Birmingham Becomes 1st City in Deep South to Set Local Minimum Wage

Birmingham’s minimum wage will increase to $8.50 in July 2016 and to $10.10 in July 2017.

Blog | August 14, 2015

Happy Birthday Unemployment Insurance! Moving from Surviving to Thriving

Let’s celebrate this vital social insurance program while striving to improve it for today‚Äôs changing workforce.

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