Commentary | January 7, 2016

Quartz: On-Demand Workers’ Right to Organize: Seattle 1, Uber 0

Via: Quartz

Seattle has passed a law allowing for-hire drivers to collectively bargain with the companies they work for.

News Releases | December 21, 2015

14 Cities & States Approved $15 Minimum Wage in 2015

Over one dozen legislative or ballot proposals are expected to move in 2016.

News Releases | December 21, 2015

Report Urges Accountability for Labor Standards in Home Health Care, America’s Fastest-Growing Jobs

The industry’s pervasive outsourcing of employer functions means workers often struggle to hold anyone accountable for labor violations.

Blog | December 11, 2015

State Board Upholds New York $15 Fast Food Minimum Wage Plan

A state oversight board has rejected a challenge to the NY fast food $15 minimum wage order.

Blog | December 11, 2015

Victory, Finally, for Unemployed Seniors in Illinois

There was never a valid policy justification for the Social Security offset.

Commentary | December 9, 2015

U.S. News & World Report: Gig Economy Workers Deserve Better

Via: U.S. News & World Report

On-demand workers shouldn’t be treated as second-class employees.

Blog | December 9, 2015

Faulty FBI Background Checks for Employment

Nearly half of FBI background checks fail to include crucial information on the outcome of a case after an arrest.

Blog | December 5, 2015

More Cities Act to Raise Minimum Wages

Blog | December 5, 2015

More Cities Act to Raise Minimum Wages

More U.S. cities in more states are moving ahead to raise wages.

Commentary | November 16, 2015

The Hill: Don’t Reward Lawbreakers with Federal Contracts

Via: The Hill

Requiring federal contractors to obey the law is not a burden—it’s the bare minimum taxpayers have a right to expect.

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