Releases and Advisories

As more retailers declare nationwide reforms to their scheduling practices – from ending on-call scheduling to providing greater advance notice – there is increased industry interest in understanding the impact of difficult work schedules on employees. Leading-edge employers are also starting to...

Jordan Haedtler, Campaign Manager for the Fed Up coalition, released the following statement following the Minneapolis Federal Reserve Bank’s announcement that it would appoint Neel Kashkari as its president:

“For the past year, the Fed Up coalition has worked to develop...

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New York, NY (10/27/15)—Today, the Center for Popular Democracy Action (CPDA) and the Make the Road Action Fund (MRAF) released a new report, ...

 (LOS ANGELES – Oct. 26) More than 100 progressive elected officials from across the United States are gathering in Los Angeles today through Wednesday for a three-day convention to discuss key planks of the progressive agenda like workers’ rights, racial justice, and public education...

Workers Still Face Low Pay, Part-Time Employment in Today’s Economy

Connie Razza, Director of Strategic Research for the Center for Popular Democracy (CPD), released the following statement following today’s jobs report:

“Today’s jobs numbers show we are still a long way...

Grant to Ohio raises questions over the federal Charter School Program’s grant making process


CPD report on fraud, waste and abuse in charter...

Since its launch, nearly 20 cities have joined and more than 6,000 individuals nationwide were assisted in their pursuit of citizenship.


Spearheaded by Mayors Rahm Emanuel of Chicago, Eric Garcetti of Los Angeles, and Bill de Blasio of New York, member cities now...

“This is a victory for workers who have fought for a decent wage against all odds. Workers just want the opportunity to sustain themselves, and to break from barriers that keep wages low and opportunities out of reach.


Our partner organizations, New York...

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Today, one week before Federal Reserve...

“The fight for dignity for workers is more active than ever in our communities. The Center for Popular Democracy’s partners are leading state and municipal fights to safeguard basic rights for workers, even as we fight for new rights in a rapidly-evolving world to finish the work started...

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