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(…)

Commentary | April 30, 2014

National Journal: Crossing Party Lines to Eliminate the Stigma of a Criminal Record

It’s rare that Sen. Rand Paul and Attorney General Eric Holder can find common ground on anything, but on the(…)

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(…)

Commentary | April 23, 2014

Huffington Post: New York State: The New Oklahoma?

When Governor Mary Fallin of Oklahoma signed a law this week banning cities in her state from enacting higher local(…)

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