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02/26/2013 | Published by: Huffington Post
02/26/2013

Uniting to Improve Wages and Conditions for Workers

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Uniting to Improve Wages and Conditions for Workers

Huffington Post - February 26, 2013, by Camille Rivera - In March of 1968 -- just three weeks before he was assassinated -- Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. declared in a speech that one of the great...

02/26/2013 | Huffington Post | Supporting Car Wash Workers

Be Our Guest: The downside of immigration reform is increased deportation of immigrants who don’t deserve it

New York Daily News - February 25, 2013 - Nisha Agarwal - President Obama and Congress have not addressed the federal Secure Communities program, which has created a deportation pipeline...

02/25/2013 | Building an Immigrant Justice Initiative

Mortgage Settlement Report Finds Banks Reluctant To Reduce Principal, Despite Promises

The largest mortgage settlement in U.S. history was pitched by its creators as a deal that would offer quick aid to 1 million people in danger of losing their homes to foreclosure. But according...

02/21/2013 | Advocating for Housing Justice, Holding Wall Street Accountable, Restoring Community Wealth
02/20/2013

The Great Debate

The Great Debate

A year ago the federal government and 49 states completed a $25 billion agreement with the...

02/20/2013 | Advocating for Housing Justice, Holding Wall Street Accountable, Restoring Community Wealth

Workers Rising - The Report

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

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