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12/4/2017 | Published by: Bloomberg
12/4/2017

Richmond Fed Names McKinsey's Thomas Barkin as Its President

Richmond Fed Names McKinsey's Thomas Barkin as Its President

Directors at the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond confirmed Monday they had chosen Thomas Barkin, a senior executive at...

12/4/2017 | Bloomberg | Building a National Campaign for a Strong Economy: Fed Up
12/4/2017 | Published by: The Charlotte Observer
12/4/2017

Fed district that includes Charlotte announces new president

Fed district that includes Charlotte announces new president

The Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond, which monitors large banks in a district that includes Charlotte, announced a new...

12/4/2017 | The Charlotte Observer | Building a National Campaign for a Strong Economy: Fed Up
12/3/2017 | Published by: Bloomberg
12/3/2017

Retailers' Goal of Challenging Amazon Hindered by Labor Woes

Retailers' Goal of Challenging Amazon Hindered by Labor Woes

Brick-and-mortar retailers hoping to fend off Amazon.com Inc. need to deploy the one weapon that could set them apart:...

12/3/2017 | Bloomberg | Restoring a Fair Workweek

For Safer City Schools, More Counselors, Fewer Cops

Our city is facing a tough question: how do we make schools safer? New York City schools are on the precipice of...

11/28/2017 | Organizing for Education Justice
11/28/2017 | Published by: El Diario
11/28/2017

Puerto Rico: "No te hemos olvidado"

Puerto Rico: "No te hemos olvidado"

La semana pasada marcó dos meses desde la devastación del huracán María en la bella isla de Puerto Rico. A pesar de...

11/28/2017 | El Diario | Civic Engagement
11/27/2017 | Published by: Common Dreams
11/27/2017

How Can We Combat Wage Theft And Protect Immigrant Workers?

How Can We Combat Wage Theft And Protect Immigrant Workers?

Every year, millions of workers suffer from wage theft when employers or companies do not pay them what they are owed...

11/27/2017 | Common Dreams | Combating Wage Theft
11/26/2017 | Published by: Eje Central (Spanish-language syndication of The Intercept)
11/26/2017

Wall Street, listo para lucrar con el muro de Trump

Wall Street, listo para lucrar con el muro de Trump

Buena parte de la discusión sobre el muro fronterizo del presidente Donald Trump se ha enfocado en su costo e...

11/26/2017 | Eje Central (Spanish-language syndication of The Intercept) | Building an Immigrant Justice Initiative
11/24/2017 | Published by: USA Today
11/24/2017

This holiday season, let's talk about retail workers instead of coal miners

This holiday season, let's talk about retail workers instead of coal miners

Far more than the miners or factory workers that President Trump regularly touts, the retail salesperson is the face of...

11/24/2017 | USA Today | Restoring a Fair Workweek
11/24/2017 | Published by: Truth-Out
11/24/2017

Wall Street Stands to Make a Killing From Building Trump's Border Wall

Wall Street Stands to Make a Killing From Building Trump's Border Wall

The border wall with Mexico, Donald Trump's proposed monument to nativism and bigotry is, according to an October story...

11/24/2017 | Truth-Out | Building an Immigrant Justice Initiative
11/20/2017 | Published by: The Washington Post
11/20/2017

Yellen to step down from Federal Reserve board

Yellen to step down from Federal Reserve board

Janet Yellen submitted her resignation from the Federal Reserve board to President Donald Trump on Monday, announcing...

11/20/2017 | The Washington Post | Building a National Campaign for a Strong Economy: Fed Up

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