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05/15/2018 | Published by: Bloomberg
05/15/2018

Amazon Not Happy with Seattle’s New Compromise Head Tax

Amazon Not Happy with Seattle’s New Compromise Head Tax

An open letter May 14 to the city of Seattle from about 55 elected leaders—some from cities on Amazon’s short list for...

05/15/2018 | Bloomberg | Local Progress: A National Network of Progressive Local Elected Officials

From Low Pay to High Stress: These Are the Absolute Worst Companies to Work for in America, According to Employees

“American consumers have a love-hate relationship with drugstore chains and their pricey prescriptions, but it seems...

05/15/2018 | Cheat Sheet | Civic Engagement
05/15/2018 | Published by: NBC Latino
05/15/2018

Two weeks before hurricane season, Puerto Rico is not ready, groups warn

Two weeks before hurricane season, Puerto Rico is not ready, groups warn

“One thing is evident at the core of the response,” said Ana Maria Archila, co-executive director at the Center for...

05/15/2018 | NBC Latino | Civic Engagement
05/14/2018 | Published by: The New York Times
05/14/2018

Seattle Scales Back Tax in Face of Amazon’s Revolt, but Tensions Linger

Seattle Scales Back Tax in Face of Amazon’s Revolt, but Tensions Linger

Ms. Kniech was one of more than 50 local lawmakers in the United States who sent an open letter to Seattle leaders and...

05/14/2018 | The New York Times | Local Progress: A National Network of Progressive Local Elected Officials
05/14/2018 | Published by: Reuters
05/14/2018

Seattle passes scaled-back tax on Amazon, big companies

Seattle passes scaled-back tax on Amazon, big companies

On Monday, about 40 elected officials from across the United States, some representing local governments in the running...

05/14/2018 | Reuters | Local Progress: A National Network of Progressive Local Elected Officials
05/10/2018 | Published by: Arizona Family
05/10/2018

Toys 'R' Us employees demand severance pay for 33,000 workers

Toys 'R' Us employees demand severance pay for 33,000 workers

The push comes as a part of a campaign supported by the advocacy group Center for Popular Democracy. The campaign will...

05/10/2018 | Arizona Family | Restoring a Fair Workweek
05/10/2018 | Published by: Queens Chronicle
05/10/2018

Peralta pushing to pass Carlos’ Law

Peralta pushing to pass Carlos’ Law

“Citing a 2013 report by the Center for Popular Democracy, Peralta said that between 2003 and 2011, three out of four...

05/10/2018 | Queens Chronicle | Civic Engagement

La campaña PODER del gobernador Rosselló no defiende el interés de los puertorriqueños

En los últimos meses, el gobernador Ricardo Rosselló ha montado un “media tour” en varios estados que cuentan con...

05/10/2018 | El Diario NY | Civic Engagement
05/10/2018 | Published by: Bloomberg
05/10/2018

Toys ‘R’ Us Promotes Nostalgic Selfies While Employee Unrest Boils

Toys ‘R’ Us Promotes Nostalgic Selfies While Employee Unrest Boils

“There are thousands and thousands of retail employees now working at companies owned by Wall Street and private equity...

05/10/2018 | Bloomberg | Restoring a Fair Workweek
05/9/2018 | Published by: The Dig and Daniel Denvir (podcast)
05/9/2018

Struggle and the State

Struggle and the State

Today's Dig is a very good and somewhat unusual Dig: Dan’s got two interviews with two different people. First,...

05/9/2018 | The Dig and Daniel Denvir (podcast) | Civic Engagement

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