Press Clips | January 5, 2022

The U.S. to see ‘the largest wave of minimum wage raises’ in 2022: Policy program director

Via: Yahoo! Finance

These raises that took effect this week and that combined with other scheduled for later this year are the largest(…)

Press Clips | December 30, 2021

Minimum Wage will Rise in 21 States on January 1

Via: NBC News NOW

Minimum wage is set to go up in 21 states on January 1, 2022. Tsedeye Gebreselassie, Director of Work Quality(…)

Press Clips | December 27, 2021

At least 5 GOP-led states offer jobless benefits to workers who refuse vaccines; others may follow

Via: Washington Post

“These governors, who are using the unemployment insurance system in a moment of political theater to make a statement about(…)

Press Clips | December 16, 2021

Report: Amazon facilities in Minnesota have high rate of injuries, pay inequities

Via: Star Tribune

A new report by the National Employment Law Project and Awood Center urges investigations by state authorities and more involvement(…)

Press Clips | December 15, 2021

These 4 states pay unemployment benefits to unvaccinated workers who were fired

Via: CNBC

The governors of Florida, Iowa, Kansas and Tennessee signed laws in recent weeks that change eligibility rules for jobless benefits.

Press Clips | December 6, 2021

Credit scores are supposed to be race-neutral. That’s impossible.

Via: Washington Post

Blacks must make extraordinary efforts to overcome the discrimination that is often hidden in financial policies or products that are(…)

Press Clips | December 6, 2021

Conservative Republicans are threatening a government shutdown in 2 days to nix funding for Biden’s vaccine mandate — which isn’t even in effect yet

Via: Business Insider

Congress is inching closer to a government shutdown in two days as conservative lawmakers threaten to oppose a short-term funding(…)

Press Clips | November 23, 2021

Quit a job? You likely can’t collect unemployment benefits

Via: CNBC

Americans are quitting their jobs in record numbers. However, they likely won’t qualify for unemployment benefits.

Press Clips | November 23, 2021

Amazon settles California claims it concealed COVID-19 cases from workers

Via: Reuters

Amazon.com has reached a settlement with California to resolve claims it concealed from warehouse workers and local health agencies the numbers(…)

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