News Releases | March 4, 2022

February Jobs Report: Strong Job Growth Leaves Out Black Women

The nation’s economic recovery is still leaving workers behind.

News Releases | March 1, 2022

State of the Union: It’s Time to Raise the Federal Minimum Wage

Congress cannot just pay lip service to frontline workers whose labor they take for granted.

Blog | February 25, 2022

A Pro-Worker Vision Ahead of the State of the Union

Milwaukee Public School Teachers and Supporters Picket by Charles Edward Miller 4-24-18 (CC BY-SA 2.0) This year’s State of the(…)

News Releases | February 11, 2022

Federal Court Upholds New York City’s ‘Just Cause’ Job Protections

NYC’s law reins in unfair firings of fast-food workers, requiring employers to have a good reason and a fair process.

Press Clips | February 10, 2022

1 in 4 Temp Workers Reports Wage Theft, New Survey Finds

Via: In These Times

A stunning 24% of workers in the temp industry say they have had their wages stolen from them by their employers,(…)

Press Clips | February 9, 2022

Red State Lawmakers Look at Noncompete Bans for Low-Wage Workers

The movement toward shielding low-wage workers from job-mobility restrictions could be gaining more bipartisan appeal, as a handful of GOP-majority(…)

News Releases | February 4, 2022

January Jobs Report: Strong Job Growth But Pandemic’s Toll Still Felt Most by Black and Latinx Workers

The unemployment rate for Black workers was 6.9%, more than twice the rate for white workers (3.4%).

Press Clips | February 3, 2022

Underpaid and misled: how staffing agencies manipulate temps

Via: The Guardian

Report shows temp workers have few protections, even as staffing industry sees explosive growth

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