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The national movement to guarantee paid sick days to workers won a major victory yesterday, when the New York City Council overrode Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s veto in a 47-4 vote and enacted the...
06/01/13
Congratulations to our good friends at Take Action MN, for the tremendous success of their legislative campaigns this session. From becoming the 12th state to legalize gay marriage to creating a...
06/01/13
Last month, Maryland Governor Martin O’Malley signed historic legislation providing Maryland workers a critical new legal tool—a wage lien—to recover their wages when they have not been paid what...
06/01/13
Earlier this week, the New York City Council committed $500,000 to pilot a universal deportation defense system for immigrant New Yorkers who are facing removal and cannot afford a lawyer. The...
06/01/13
Congratulations to our partners at PCUN for their work to win Oregon’s “Safe Roads Bill” (SB 833), granting countless undocumented immigrants access to driver’s cards and insurance. Four years ago...
06/01/13
The Supreme Court’s decision yesterday gutting a key provision of the Voting Rights Act will have a real and detrimental impact on voters. It behooves Congress to expeditiously revise the law to...
06/01/13
Earlier this month, National Domestic Workers Alliance and CPD held a weeklong retreat that kicked off an 18 month program called the Basebuilders Innovation Group (Get BIG!) to bolster the...
06/01/13
Early this morning the New York City Council passed two bills designed to guarantee safety and respect for all New Yorkers. The End Discriminatory NYPD Profiling Act and the Independent NYPD...
06/01/13
Download the report   In New York City, hundreds of car wash workers are mobilizing to raise their wages, improve working conditions, and gain dignity on the job.   This spring, CPD co-authored a...
05/21/13
The Center for Popular Democracy joined the AFL-CIO earlier this month to coordinate a national summit of car wash worker organizing campaigns from around the country. Car wash campaigns are...
05/21/13

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