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How to Build an Anti-Poverty Movement, From the Grassroots Up

The Nation - January 14, 2014, by Greg Kaufman - With more than 46 million people living below the poverty line, struggling to survive on $19,530 or less for a family of three, and with more than...

01/21/2014

Paid Sick Days Advocates Applaud De Blasio & Mark-Viverito On Expansion Of Earned Sick Time

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NEW YORK – Today, Mayor Bill de Blasio and...

01/17/2014 | Ensuring Paid Sick Time for All Workers

Wall Street Group Aggressively Lobbied a Federal Agency to Thwart Eminent Domain Plans

The Nation - January 17, 2014, by Alexis Goldstein - Despite Wall Street’s ...

01/17/2014 | Restoring Community Wealth

Leaders Begin City’s Left Turn With Sick Pay Proposal

New York Times - January 17, 2014, by Michael Grynbaum and Katie Taylor - New York City’s top elected officials said on Friday that they would greatly...

01/17/2014 | Ensuring Paid Sick Time for All Workers, Improving Job Quality

Mayor, council declare paid sick leave 'do-over'

Crain's New York Business - January 17, 2014, by Andrew Hawkins - Acting on one of his main campaign promises just three weeks into his administration, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced a bill to...

01/17/2014 | Ensuring Paid Sick Time for All Workers, Improving Job Quality

De Blasio, Mark-Viverito Announce Paid Sick Leave Expansion Plan

NY1 - January 17, 2014, by Grace Rauh - Approximately 500,000 more New Yorkers could soon get paid sick leave benefits at work, as Mayor Bill de Blasio and City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-...

01/17/2014 | Ensuring Paid Sick Time for All Workers, Improving Job Quality

Eminent Domain: A Long Shot Against Blight

New York Times - January 11, 2014, by Shaila Dewan - You can’t fight city hall, the saying goes. But Gayle McLaughlin, the mayor of Richmond, Calif., a...

01/11/2014 | Holding Wall Street Accountable, Restoring Community Wealth

Economic Inequality: Safe Words, at Last

OZY - December 23, 2013, by Pooja Bhatia - For decades, talk about economic inequality was taboo. Those who tried were met with accusations of sour grapes, inciting...

12/23/2013 | Improving Job Quality

Contractors and Workers at Odds Over Scaffold Law

New York Times - December 17, 2013, by Kirk Semple - In 1885, as new engineering inventions were ushering in the era of the skyscraper, lawmakers in New York State...

12/17/2013 | Improving Job Quality
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12/17/2013

Project to provide legal counsel for immigrants

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Project to provide legal counsel for immigrants

National Catholic Reporter - December 17, 2013, by Megan Fincher - Impoverished immigrants facing deportation in New York City can now have court-appointed counsel on their side for the first time...

12/17/2013 | National Catholic Reporter | Creating Deportation Defense

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