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Victoria's Secret on-call policy remains under wraps

In the face of a legal challenge in California and a probe by the New York State attorney general, underwear purveyor Victoria's Secret is said to have pulled the plug on a controversial labor...

07/1/2015 | Restoring a Fair Workweek

15 Things Your City Can Do Right Now to End Police Brutality

Martin Luther King Jr. said it best in 1966: "[The] law cannot make a man love me, but it...

07/1/2015 | Combating Discriminatory Policing

The Housing Recovery Has Skipped Poor and Minority Neighborhoods

On October 11, 2009, when Isaac Dieudonne was two years old, his family moved into a new home in Miramar, Florida. As they began to unpack, young Isaac bounded out the...

06/29/2015 | Advocating for Housing Justice

Claims of Racism at Zara Portray the Retail Industry at Its Worst

The retail industry is one the largest sources of new jobs in the US economy, employing 15 million Americans and accounting for 1 out of every 6 private sector jobs added to the economy last year...

06/24/2015 | Improving Job Quality, Restoring a Fair Workweek

Zara exposed for chronic racial profiling

If you’re a huge fan of shopping at Zara, the Spanish fast-fashion franchise, you may want to start spending your money elsewhere.

The fashion...

06/24/2015 | Restoring a Fair Workweek

Albany Must Keep the Charter Cap

Earlier this year, the New York City Council passed my resolution urging the state legislature to keep the cap on charter schools. That was nothing new: Council Members have long showed their...

06/23/2015 | Holding Charter Schools Accountable

Here's How to Make the Fed More Transparent and Accountable

The Federal Reserve has long faced fierce scrutiny from members of Congress, community leaders, and the press for its lack of transparency. Fed Chair Janet Yellen,...

06/23/2015 | Building a National Campaign for a Strong Economy: Fed Up

Zara accused of creating culture of customer discrimination in new report

Mahita Gajanan, The Guardian, 06.22.2015


06/22/2015 | Improving Job Quality

Stitched with Prejudice: Zara USA’s Corporate Culture of Favoritism

This paper reports the findings of our original survey aimed at understanding whether retail workers’ experiences of their opportunities at New York City Zara stores was different based on skin...

06/22/2015 | Improving Job Quality

Data Brief: Challenges Facing Albuquerque’s Modern Workforce

Bernalillo County, New Mexico has almost 472,000 hourly workers—nearly two-thirds of its total workforceb—who would benefit from updating workplace protections to match our modern workweek. Across...

06/22/2015 | Restoring a Fair Workweek


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