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Will last-minute work soon be history?

When Russell Miller worked at Abercrombie, one of his days each week had to be an on-call day.  He wouldn’t know if he’d have to show up to work until an hour in advance.


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08/7/2015 | Restoring a Fair Workweek

Amalgamated Bank Sets Example with $15 Minimum Wage

Following Amalgamated Bank’s announcement that it will raise its minimum wage to $15 an hour, Brian...

08/6/2015 | Raising the Minimum Wage

Progressive Activists Keep Up Campaign to Thwart Rate Rises

NEW YORK—A group of activists lobbying the Federal Reserve to hold off on raising interest rates is pressing its campaign amid signs from the central bank that it is moving closer to lifting...

08/5/2015 | Building a National Campaign for a Strong Economy: Fed Up

Steve Forbes: 'Tax-and-Spend Fever' Is Breaking Out Over Highway Fund

Steve Forbes, editor-in-chief of Forbes Media, isn't too impressed with proposals in Congress to finance transportation spending with tax hikes.

"Uh-oh! Washington is coming down with...

07/31/2015 | Building a National Campaign for a Strong Economy: Fed Up

Dallas Fed Struggles to Fill Fisher’s Big Shoes

The Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas is taking its time picking a new president, leaving the position vacant for more than four months and leaving the institution without a strong public voice at a...

07/30/2015 | Building a National Campaign for a Strong Economy: Fed Up

Fed more upbeat on economy, unclear on timing of rate hike

The Federal Reserve offered a slightly more upbeat assessment of the economy but provided little insight into when it will raise its benchmark interest rate for the first time in nearly a decade...

07/29/2015 | Building a National Campaign for a Strong Economy: Fed Up

The Fed Just Inched Closer To Raising Interest Rates

The Federal Reserve announced on Wednesday that it will keep interest rates at or near zero for now, but implied it would soon raise them, alarming left-leaning activists and economists concerned...

07/29/2015 | Building a National Campaign for a Strong Economy: Fed Up

Fed votes to keep key interest rate near 0%, stays mum on future hike

Federal Reserve policymakers Wednesday voted to keep the central bank’s benchmark interest rate near zero percent and offered no new hints of when it would enact the first hike since 2006.

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07/29/2015 | Building a National Campaign for a Strong Economy: Fed Up

Fed more upbeat on economy, unclear on timing of rate hike

The Federal Reserve offered a slightly more upbeat assessment of the economy but provided little insight into when it will raise its benchmark interest rate for the first time in nearly a decade...

07/29/2015 | Building a National Campaign for a Strong Economy: Fed Up

For Many Americans, the Great Recession Never Ended. Is the Fed About to Make It Worse?

When the Federal Reserve considers raising interest rates on July 28—and then again every six weeks after—MyAsia Reid, of Philadelphia, will be paying close attention. Despite holding a bachelor’s...

07/28/2015 | Building a National Campaign for a Strong Economy: Fed Up

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