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04/15/2019 | Published by: Financial Times
04/15/2019

Jefferies brokers deal for US child immigrant contractor

Jefferies brokers deal for US child immigrant contractor

Ana María Archila, co-executive director of the Center For Popular Democracy, has attacked investment banks for working with companies involved in Mr Trump’s family separation policy, telling the...

04/15/2019 | Financial Times | Holding Wall Street Accountable

Fair firings for fast-food workers: A new law would ensure no termination without just cause

In a new report, “Fired on a Whim: The Precarious Existence of NYC Fast-Food Workers,” the Center for Popular Democracy, Fast Food Justice and the National Employment Law Project surveyed 539 fast...

04/11/2019 | New York Daily News | Improving Job Quality

Progressives Scramble to Fight Back Against Texas Republicans’ Attacks on Local Control

On the steps of the Capitol last Thursday, Casar introduced the new Texas chapter of Local Progress, a national network of local progressive elected officials. Leaders from around the state —...

04/10/2019 | Texas Observer | Local Progress: A National Network of Progressive Local Elected Officials
04/10/2019 | Published by: nj.com
04/10/2019

Sanders would guarantee health care to all Americans

Sanders would guarantee health care to all Americans

The bill has been endorsed by 63 national organizations and unions including: … Center for Popular Democracy.

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04/10/2019 | nj.com | Civic Engagement
04/10/2019 | Published by: Daily Kos
04/10/2019

Bernie and 14 Democrats introduce revised Medicare For All bill in Senate

Bernie and 14 Democrats introduce revised Medicare For All bill in Senate

The bill has been endorsed by 63 national organizations and unions including: … Center for Popular Democracy.

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04/10/2019 | Daily Kos | Civic Engagement
04/10/2019 | Published by: Univision
04/10/2019

Wall Street banks still funding the private prison industry

Wall Street banks still funding the private prison industry

New data reveals how Wall Street banks provided more than $2.6 billion in financing to the private prison industry. UNews spoke to Ana María Archila, co-executive director of the Center for...

04/10/2019 | Univision | Holding Wall Street Accountable

Bank of America Is Now the Only Big Bank ‘Profiting From Family Separation’

A report released Tuesday by In the Public Interest, the Public Accountability Initiative, and the Center for Popular Democracy detailed how Wall Street continues to finance private prisons that...

04/10/2019 | Rewire | Holding Wall Street Accountable

New Data Reveals Wall Street Continues to Provide Private Prisons Over $2.6 Billion in Financing

Today, a freshly published data brief by In the Public Interest, the Public Accountability Initiative, and the Center for Popular Democracy revealed that Wall Street banks provide over $2.6...

04/10/2019 | Latino Rebels | Holding Wall Street Accountable
04/10/2019 | Published by: Maine Beacon
04/10/2019

Fair workweek proposal addresses shift workers’ precarious schedules

Fair workweek proposal addresses shift workers’ precarious schedules

“Just-in-time scheduling is the practice, pervasive in low-wage industries, of publishing work schedules just days in advance and tweaking those schedules up until the last minute, in an attempt...

04/10/2019 | Maine Beacon | Improving Job Quality, Restoring a Fair Workweek
04/9/2019 | Published by: AM New York
04/9/2019

Unpaid NY workers' claims languish amid case backlog, advocates say

Unpaid NY workers' claims languish amid case backlog, advocates say

Between 2013 and 2015, the DOL helped workers collect an average of $27 million annually in mandated pay, such as the full minimum hourly wage, overtime compensation and tips, according to a...

04/9/2019 | AM New York | Improving Job Quality, Restoring a Fair Workweek

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