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

Press Clips | January 31, 2022

The Deadline is Here for Federal Contractors to Start Paying at least $15 an Hour

Via: Government Executive

The “Fight for $15,” movement, which will mark its 10-year anniversary in November 2022, “has influenced policy debates and the public conversation(…)

Press Clips | January 20, 2022

The difference a higher minimum wage makes

Press Clips | January 20, 2022

The difference a higher minimum wage makes

Via: Marketplace

A record number of states and cities are raising their minimum wage this year, according to a tally from the National Employment Law(…)

Press Clips | January 19, 2022

Will the Biden Administration Deliver on Overtime Pay?

Via: Capital & Main

“When you talk to workers, it’s as much about getting their personal lives and time back as it is about(…)

News Releases | January 7, 2022

December Jobs Report: Economic Recovery Remains Unstable and Unequal

The unemployment rate in December fell to 3.9%, according to this morning’s monthly jobs report. While unemployment declined this month(…)

Press Clips | January 5, 2022

The U.S. to see ‘the largest wave of minimum wage raises’ in 2022: Policy program director

Via: Yahoo! Finance

These raises that took effect this week and that combined with other scheduled for later this year are the largest(…)

Press Clips | December 30, 2021

Minimum Wage will Rise in 21 States on January 1

Via: NBC News NOW

Minimum wage is set to go up in 21 states on January 1, 2022. Tsedeye Gebreselassie, Director of Work Quality(…)

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