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Why Is My Bank Teller Trying to Sell Me a Credit Card I Don't Want?

Mother Jones - April 9, 2015, by Josh Harkinson - Until recently, your typical banker was someone whose main job was to accept deposits, cash checks, and dispense basic financial advice. But now...

04/9/2015 | Improving Job Quality

Bank Workers Tell Their Bosses: Stop Making Us Sell Shady Products To Poor People

ThinkProgress - April 9, 2015, by Alan Pyke - The newest line of criticism for the banking industry is coming from within, as a group of rank-and-file banking employees prepare to demand that...

04/9/2015 | Improving Job Quality

Big Banks and the Dismantling of the Middle Class

The finance industry now dominates the U.S. and global economy, generating one-third of total corporate profits in the United States. But rather than serving...

04/9/2015 | Improving Job Quality

Big Banks Face Protests Over Treatment of Rank-and-File Employees

American Banker - April 9, 2015, by Kevin Wack - The nation's largest banks are again under attack — this time over how they treat their own rank-and-file employees. 


04/9/2015 | Improving Job Quality

New Report: Big Banks Require Tellers to Use Predatory Practices

Bill Moyers & Company - April 9, 2015, by Katie Rose Quandt - Front-line workers at our nation’s big banks — tellers, loan interviewers and customer service representatives — are required by...

04/9/2015 | Improving Job Quality

Report: East African Workers Make Poverty Wages in Minnesota

FOX 9 Minneapolis - April 8, 2015 - A new report released by the Center for Popular Democracy says there's a disproportionately high poverty rate for the East African communities in Minnesota, and...

04/8/2015 | Improving Job Quality, Raising the Minimum Wage

Statement on McDonald’s Pay Increase

For Immediate Release: April 1, 2015
Contact: Ricardo A. Ramírez, rramirez@populardemocracy.org, 202-905-1738

Statement on...

04/3/2015 | Raising the Minimum Wage

Biggest U.S. Mass Protest & Rally Ever Staged for $15 Wage Set for April

Sky Valley Chronicle - April 1, 2015 - According to organizers, it's going to be huge. Fast food workers across the country, evidently unmoved by the Reagan era inspired...

04/2/2015 | Raising the Minimum Wage

Fast-food Labor Expands Scope of Fight for $15

Chicago Tribune - March 31, 2015, by Alejandra Cancino - The group huddled in front of a...

04/2/2015 | Raising the Minimum Wage

Fatal Construction Accident Shows Higher Risks Faced by Latino Workers

Truthout - March 31. 2015, by Danica Jorden - Monday morning, March 23, 2015, in Raleigh, North Carolina, was a mild and slightly overcast day. The first signs of spring were beginning to emerge...

03/31/2015 | Improving Job Quality


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