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10/23/2016 | Published by: East Bay Times
10/23/2016

After minimum wage changes, Bay Area workers push for ‘fair’ scheduling

After minimum wage changes, Bay Area workers push for ‘fair’ scheduling

As cities all over the state have raised their minimum wages in recent years, labor advocates in the Bay Area are turning to what they see as another piece of the puzzle for improving workers’...

10/23/2016 | East Bay Times | Restoring a Fair Workweek
10/21/2016 | Published by: People's World
10/21/2016

California’s Emeryville is third city to pass Fair Workweek policy

California’s Emeryville is third city to pass Fair Workweek policy

EMERYVILLE, Calif. – On Oct. 18, this city became the third in the nation to pass a Fair Workweek policy. The City Council passed the ordinance unanimously at its first reading, following...

10/21/2016 | People's World | Restoring a Fair Workweek

Under pressure, U.S. Federal Reserve takes baby steps toward a more transparent and inclusive era

Last year’s behind-the-scenes selection of three men with ties to Goldman Sachs to serve atop the Federal Reserve did not go over well with outspoken civic groups and many Democrats, including...

10/19/2016 | Reuters Blogs | Building a National Campaign for a Strong Economy: Fed Up
10/19/2016 | Published by: Reuters
10/19/2016

Fed moves to quell charges of opacity, lack of diversity

Fed moves to quell charges of opacity, lack of diversity

The Federal Reserve has rolled out a series of announcements, online forums and meetings with Americans this year in response to outspoken civic groups and many Democrats, including Hillary...

10/19/2016 | Reuters | Building a National Campaign for a Strong Economy: Fed Up
10/18/2016 | Published by: WABE (NPR Atlanta)
10/18/2016

As Atlanta Fed President Retires, Some Call For Diversity

As Atlanta Fed President Retires, Some Call For Diversity

The Federal Reserve has received a lot of criticism recently for its lack of diversity. The leaders of the central banking system are almost all white men.

But now that the president of one...

10/18/2016 | WABE (NPR Atlanta) | Building a National Campaign for a Strong Economy: Fed Up
10/16/2016 | Published by: 24/7 Wall St
10/16/2016

Fed Presidents and Governors Still Talking Up Rate Hike for 2016

Fed Presidents and Governors Still Talking Up Rate Hike for 2016

The week of October 14 was a busy one for economic reports. It was also a busy week for the talking heads inside the Federal Reserve. Note that the most recent speeches this past week, even after...

10/16/2016 | 24/7 Wall St | Building a National Campaign for a Strong Economy: Fed Up
10/15/2016 | Published by: Ledger-Enquirer
10/15/2016

Should state be allowed to take over chronically failing schools?

Should state be allowed to take over chronically failing schools?

Georgia voters are being asked to approve a new and controversial way to improve public education. The proposal would empower the state to take over chronically failing schools or convert them to...

10/15/2016 | Ledger-Enquirer | Organizing for Education Justice
10/14/2016 | Published by: Yes! Magazine
10/14/2016

Another Victory for Workers in Seattle—This Time It’s Their Schedules

Another Victory for Workers in Seattle—This Time It’s Their Schedules

Although she was hired on as a full-time employee at Domino’s Pizza, Crystal Thompson had a schedule that became erratic and unreliable shortly after she began working there in 2009. One day she’d...

10/14/2016 | Yes! Magazine | Restoring a Fair Workweek
10/11/2016 | Published by: Financial Times
10/11/2016

Lael Brainard, a Fed governor in the political glare

Lael Brainard, a Fed governor in the political glare

In the middle of meetings of the world’s central banking elite in Wyoming’s Jackson Lake Lodge in August 2015, Lael Brainard sat down with activists who were denouncing calls for tighter monetary...

10/11/2016 | Financial Times | Building a National Campaign for a Strong Economy: Fed Up

Divest From Prisons, Invest in People—What Justice for Black Lives Really Looks Like

This article is the second part of a series of conversations with contributors to the demands of the Movement for Black Lives. Part One was on reparations. 

In July 2015, more than 2,000...

10/11/2016 | Yes! Magazine | Combating Discriminatory Policing

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