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(…)

News Releases | December 20, 2021

Record Number of Cities, States Will Increase Minimum Wages in 2022 

­21 states and 35 cities and counties will raise their wage floors in the New Year.

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.

News Releases | December 8, 2021

Report: Injury Rate at Minnesota Amazon Warehouses Is Four Times the Statewide Average for All Industries

Warehouse conditions marked by racial pay inequities, high turnover, harmful discipline practices.

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(…)

News Releases | December 3, 2021

November Jobs Report: Despite Job Growth, Disparities Persist

NATIONWIDE—The unemployment rate in November fell to 4.2%, according to this morning’s monthly jobs report. The unemployment rate for Black workers declined(…)

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.

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