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Workers Rising: Organizing Service Jobs for Shared Prosperity in New York City

Something unique has happened in New York: a wave of low-wage worker activity. As is clear...

02/19/2013 | Improving Job Quality, Raising the Minimum Wage

Workers Rising! Reflections on the Low-Wage Worker Organizing Conference

The Sur Real Estate - February 14, 2013 - Yesterday, I attended an inspiring conference...

02/14/2013 | Improving Job Quality

New Report Details Plans for Low-Wage Worker Justice

The Village Voice - February 14, 2013 - When a worker in this city has to endure a three-hour walk to work because his minimum wage salary doesn't allow for him to afford public transportation,...

02/14/2013 | Raising the Minimum Wage

Mayoral Hopefuls Cool to Plan to Lift Up Low-Wage Workers

Labor Press - February 13, 2013, by Marc Bussanich - While the city’s economy has been recuperating from the Great Recession, low-wage workers in the city face enormous difficulties in making ends...

02/14/2013 | Improving Job Quality, Raising the Minimum Wage

Working full time, but living in poverty

Metro - February 13, 2013, by Alison Brown -

They are working full time, but they are living in poverty.

One day after President Barack Obama said America...

02/13/2013 | Improving Job Quality, Raising the Minimum Wage

Forum Held On Report That Calls For Minimum Wage Raise To $10 An Hour

NY1 - A forum was held Wednesday at the CUNY Murphy Institute on a new report by United New York and the Center for...

02/13/2013 | Improving Job Quality, Raising the Minimum Wage

New Report Details Plans for Low-Wage Worker Justice

The Village Voice - February 14, 2013, by Jason Lewis - When a worker in this city has to endure a three-hour walk to work because his minimum wage salary doesn't allow for him to afford public...

02/13/2013 | Improving Job Quality, Raising the Minimum Wage

City Councils Call On President And Congress To Avoid Cutting Services

Young Philly Politics - December 18, 2012, by Councilmember Wilson Goode - As the federal government faces major decisions regarding our nation’s budget and fiscal policies,...

12/18/2012 | Local Progress: A National Network of Progressive Local Elected Officials
10/19/2012 | Published by: Morning Consult
10/19/2012

Progressive Group Sues Fed, Seeking Information on Presidential Selection

Progressive Group Sues Fed, Seeking Information on Presidential Selection

The left-leaning Center for Popular Democracy on Wednesday filed a lawsuit in federal court against the Federal Reserve, seeking to shine light on the central bank’s president selection process....

10/19/2012 | Morning Consult | Building a National Campaign for a Strong Economy: Fed Up

Sick Leave in New York

The New York Times, October 14, 2012 - The arrival of flu season is a reminder that New York City has no law requiring employers to provide paid sick leave and that the City Council should...

10/14/2012 | Ensuring Paid Sick Time for All Workers, Improving Job Quality

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