News Releases | June 8, 2018

Initiative 77 Is a Vital Measure for D.C.’s Almost 30,000 Tipped Workers

Equal treatment in wages is not just good policy, it is just—and an imperative for the District of Columbia.

News Releases | June 7, 2018

America’s Nonstandard Workforce Faces Wage, Benefit Penalties, According to U.S. Data

Black and Latinx workers are overrepresented in nonstandard work with the lowest job quality: temporary help agency work.

News Releases | May 21, 2018

SCOTUS Backs Forced Arbitration, Taking Away Workers’ Right to Band Together to Challenge Sexual Harassment and Other Misconduct

In a 5-4 decision, the Supreme Court has paved the way for corporations to break workplace laws with impunity.

News Releases | May 17, 2018

On President Trump’s Reference to Undocumented Immigrants as ‘Animals’

“President Trump’s description of undocumented immigrants yesterday as ‘animals’ marks yet another sad and shameful moment in this president’s tenure.”

News Releases | May 9, 2018

On the U.S. Labor Department’s Spring Regulatory Agenda

The Trump administration continues its march toward repealing safeguards designed to protect the rights of workers.

News Releases | May 7, 2018

The People Have Spoken: USDA Should Withdraw Its Proposal to Roll Back Protections in the Meatpacking Industry

There is overwhelming public opposition to the Trump Administration’s proposed hog slaughter speed up rule.

News Releases | April 30, 2018

On the California Supreme Court’s Landmark Decision Cracking Down on Independent Contractor Misclassification

The gig is up for employers who misclassify their workers as independent contractors.

News Releases | April 26, 2018

Colorado House Approves Repeal of Preemption Law Blocking Local Minimum Wage Increases

The Colorado House vote to repeal the state’s minimum wage preemption law is a major victory for Colorado workers and(…)

News Releases | April 4, 2018

On President Trump’s Announcement on Deploying the National Guard to the Border

Another example of the administration’s anti-immigrant, xenophobic agenda, built on fear-mongering and scapegoating.

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