Releases and Advisories

09.19.2016


In a historic vote, the Seattle City Council today passed the country’s second comprehensive fair workweek law, giving tens of thousands in the city more input into...

09.15.2016

Shawn Sebastian, Field Director of the Fed Up Campaign released the following statement in response to Donald Trump’s speech on his economic plan and his comments on the Federal Reserve at the Economic Club of New York Thursday morning. 

“A real economic plan requires an...

09.15.2016

NEW YORK - Today, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced support for the introduction of “Fair Workweek” legislation to ensure 65,000 hourly employees in the fast food industry receive fair notification on their work hours. The move comes shortly before an expected vote Monday to pass...

09.13.2016


Shawn Sebastian, Field Director of the Fed Up Campaign, released the following statement in response to the announcement that the President of the Atlanta Federal Reserve, Dennis Lockhart, would be retiring in February.


“...

08.26.2016


JACKSON HOLE, Wyoming – In an unprecedented on-the-record conversation in Jackson Hole, Wyoming, that became at times contentious, ten of the Federal...

08.10.2016

NEW YORK – Yesterday, the Fed Up coalition filed a formal complaint alleging that they have been unfairly evicted from the site of one of the...

08.04.2016


Yesterday, in a wide-ranging on-the-record conversation with community members, including people struggling to survive on poverty wages, Minneapolis Federal Reserve President Neel Kashkari articulated a strong commitment to promoting racial and economic...

07.27.2016

NEW YORK – After months of saying wages were "too high", Republican Presidential candidate Donald Trump has come out in favor of raising the federal minimum wage to $10 an hour. He made the comments to Fox News host Bill O’Reilly.

JoEllen Chernow, who leads the...

07.22.2016


 


NEW YORK - The Fed Up campaign cheered the inclusion of reforms to the Federal Reserve in the Democratic Party platform that they have championed since the coalition was launched in 2014.


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07.10.2016


NEW YORK – In the wake of a devastating week of police killings, a Supreme Court decision to freeze an executive action that would have helped five million immigrants, and racist attacks from leading Presidential candidates that have spurred many to...

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