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Undocumented immigrants in New York could become 'state citizens' under new bill

NY Daily News - June 15, 2014, by Erin Durkin - Undocumented immigrants in New York could become “state citizens” with a slew of benefits from driver’s licenses to voting rights under a bill to be...

06/15/2014 | Organizing the America is Home Campaign

THE $15 QUESTION: Higher minimum helps workers and business

Chicago Tribune - June 5, 2014, by Connie Razza - The Great Recession is over! So say the corporations and the wealthiest among us. For the rest of us, the so-called recovery doesn’t feel like...

06/5/2014 | Improving Job Quality, Raising the Minimum Wage

60 Years After Brown v. Board of Education

Legal Talk Network - June 3, 2014 - May 17th, 2014 marked the 60th Anniversary of Brown v. Board of Education, the landmark Supreme Court Decision that held state laws...

06/4/2014 | Promoting Strong Public Schools

Chicago's minimum wage fight officially kicks off with $15 proposal

Crain's Chicago Business - May 27, 2014, by Greg Hinz - Ending months of preliminaries, a group of 10 or more Chicago aldermen tomorrow is expected to introduce legislation to bring a $15 minimum...

06/2/2014 | Improving Job Quality

Aldermen, Activists Propose City Ordinance To Raise Minimum Wage

Chicagoist - May 28, 2014, by Aaron Cynic - Supporters of raising the minimum wage introduced an ordinance at a City Council meeting today that calls for an increase to $15 an hour. The proposal,...

05/28/2014 | Improving Job Quality

Chicago Group Pushing For $15 Minimum Wage

Huffington Post - May 28, 2014, by Joseph Erbentraut - A coalition of Chicago aldermen on Wednesday introduced an ordinance that would increase the minimum wage for many workers in the third-...

05/28/2014 | Improving Job Quality

Report: $15 Chicago Minimum Wage Would Lift Up Struggling Workers

Progress Illinois - May 27, 2014, by Ellyn Fortino - A proposal to hike Chicago's minimum wage to $15 an hour would not only be a boon for many low-wage workers but also the city's economy,...

05/27/2014 | Improving Job Quality

Systemic Fraud Found In GOP-Endorsed Charter Schools

Atlas Left - May 24, 2014, by Josh Kilburn - The House of Representatives recently passed a bill that would grant $3 million in taxpayer money to charter schools; schools that both Democrats and...

05/24/2014 | Promoting Strong Public Schools

New Report: Raise Chicago

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05/23/2014 | Improving Job Quality

Use of Employee Scheduling Software Raises Union Concerns About Seniority, Work Hours

Reproduced with permission from Daily Labor Report, 97 DLR C-1 (May 20, 2014). Copyright 2014 by The Bureau of National Affairs, Inc. (800-372-1033) <https://...

05/19/2014 | Improving Job Quality, Restoring a Fair Workweek

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