News Releases | May 9, 2014

Delaware to Become 12th State to Endorse Fair Hiring of People with Records

Georgia could be next state to give qualified applicants with convictions a fair chance to work

News Releases | May 9, 2014

President Obama Should Not Be Honoring Walmart

We are dismayed by President Obama’s decision to honor Walmart today. Its pay and labor practices are appalling—and should be(…)

News Releases | May 7, 2014

Outsourcing as Core Business Strategy Can Lead to Depressed Wages and Working Conditions, New Report Says

Report Shines Light on Efforts to Hold Employers Accountable for Subcontractors’ Labor Abuses

News Releases | May 2, 2014

April Jobs Report Reinforces Job-Quality Concerns

NEW YORK—The quality of jobs being created in the recovery gained renewed attention this week with a report from the(…)

News Releases | April 30, 2014

On the Republican-Led Filibuster of Minimum Wage Legislation in the Senate

“Today, a bi-partisan majority of Senators—55—stood with the vast majority of Americans—more than 70 percent—in support of raising the minimum(…)

News Releases | April 28, 2014

Hawaii Becomes Third State This Year to Raise Minimum Wage to $10.10, Adopts Nation’s Highest Wage Floor for Low-Paid Tipped Workers

Over restaurant industry opposition, legislature eliminates sub-minimum wage for low-paid tipped workers, guaranteeing $10.10 per hour paid directly by employers(…)

News Releases | April 28, 2014

Four Years Into Recovery, Low-Wage Work Dominates

New York—Low-wage job creation was not simply a characteristic of the first phase of the recovery, but rather a pattern(…)

News Releases | April 21, 2014

NEW POLL: 2/3’s of NY Small Business Owners Support Local Minimum Wages

Poll signals widespread business support for new proposal by Albany lawmakers to allow cities and counties to enact local minimum(…)

News Releases | April 17, 2014

Nebraska Becomes 1st Red State to “Ban the Box”; 11th State to Endorse Fair Hiring of People with Records

Georgia’s Republican Governor Pledges to Issue Executive Order, While Louisiana, South Carolina, Florida, and 4 more states debate measures to(…)

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