News Releases | November 5, 2021

On the October Jobs Report: Keeping Sight of the Bigger Picture

This morning’s monthly jobs report shows the unemployment rate fell to 4.6%, indicating that job availability is improving for some(…)

Press Clips | October 19, 2021

Hear Us: Cities Are Working to End Another Legacy of Slavery — ‘At Will’ Employment

Via: Next City

One in two U.S. workers (47% of workers overall, 50% of Black workers, and 52% of Latinx workers) have been(…)

Press Clips | October 19, 2021

Warehouse jobs — recently thought of as jobs of the future — are suddenly jobs few workers want

Via: Washington Post

The warehouse industry is facing an unexpected problem: Far too few people are willing to take on the often-grueling work,(…)

Press Clips | October 19, 2021

Retailers struggle to hire warehouse workers ahead of the holidays, with brutal hours and poor working conditions taking their toll, a report says

Via: Business Insider

Hiring warehouse workers in the US is becoming a near-impossible task, with incentives such as free college tuition, sign-on bonuses,(…)

News Releases | September 3, 2021

Jobs Report: Black and Latinx Workers Are Being Left Behind, Unemployment Insurance Reform Critical

The latest jobs report shows we are falling short of a just recovery.

News Releases | August 6, 2021

JOBS REPORT:  Despite Job Growth, as Benefit Cliff Approaches, Renewing and Reforming Unemployment Insurance is An Urgent Racial Justice Matter

Workers need bold reform that will lay the groundwork for an equitable unemployment insurance system and labor market.

News Releases | April 2, 2020

On the Unemployment Weekly Claims Report for April 2, 2020

More than 6.6 million people filed for unemployment last week—another shocking record high.

News Releases | February 7, 2020

Minimum Wage Hikes Have Reversed Wage Declines for Workers in Lowest-Paid Jobs

Worker activism for a $15 wage floor, not Trump administration policies, are driving those wage gains.

News Releases | January 24, 2017

Report: Trump Labor Nominee’s Business Practices Force Taxpayers to Pick Up $250M/Year Tab

Low pay and lack of benefits at CKE Restaurants push workers onto public assistance.

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