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More Cities Should Do What States and Federal Government Aren't on Minimum Wage

Early this month, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio announced a guaranteed $15 minimum wage for all city government employees by the end of 2018. This is a big win for over 50,000 workers across...

01/15/2015 | Raising the Minimum Wage

Big Demand for NYC Municipal ID Cards

Aljazeera America - January 14, 2015, by Wilson Dizard - New York City’s municipal identification card, launched Monday, quickly became a...

01/14/2015 | Expanding Municipal ID Cards

Statement: NYPD IG Report is Small Victory for Communities of Color; Much More is Needed for Real Progress

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact:

Marbre Stahly-Butts,  Tel: 909 289 1500;

Email:...

01/13/2015 | Combating Discriminatory Policing

Don't Tinker with Md.'s Charter School Law

The Baltimore Sun - January 12, 2015, by Betty Weller and Verjeana Jacobs - The headlines in other states warning against weak charter school laws are mounting. In May, a report from the Center...

01/12/2015 | Holding Charter Schools Accountable, Promoting Strong Public Schools

Gov. Cuomo Signs New Legislation Making it Easier for Workers and the State Labor Department to Fight Wage Theft

New York Daily News - January 4, 2014, by Albor Ruiz - It feels good to be able to write about something positive for New York workers in my first column of 2015. After all, measures that benefit...

01/4/2015 | Improving Job Quality

Ulster County Legislator Calls for Equity and Accountability in School Funding

Mid-Hudson News - December 29, 2014 - It took a 2007 Federal lawsuit to ensure equity in New York State school aid funding to local districts. Over the course of the past six years, Ulster County...

12/29/2014 | Holding Charter Schools Accountable

Community Organizing Can Deliver Jobs and More Jobs

Huffington Post - December 22, 2014, by Ana Garcia-Ashley - It was heartening to see Missouri's Attorney General finally take action by...

12/22/2014 | Restoring a Fair Workweek

Rage Against the Scheduling Machine

The Boston Globe - December 21, 2014, by Dante Ramos - Most of the time, it’s a cop-out to...

12/21/2014 | Restoring a Fair Workweek

Americans for Democratic Action Hosts Philly Charter School Forum: Who’s Minding the Store?

Weekly Press - December 17, 2014, by Nicole Contosta - Charter Schools have become a divisive issue in Philadelphia. Supporters swear to their...

12/17/2014 | Holding Charter Schools Accountable

Activists Protest at Phila. Fed, Seeking a Say in Plosser's Replacement

Philly.com - December 17, 2014, by James M. Von Bergen -

Seeking a...

12/17/2014 | Building a National Campaign for a Strong Economy: Fed Up

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