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Do Hedge Funds Make Good Neighbors?

Nearly eight years after the start of the global financial crisis, hedge funds and private equity firms have...

07/2/2015 | Holding Wall Street Accountable

Regional Feds' head-hunting under scrutiny over insider bias, delays

Efforts to fill top positions at some U.S. Federal Reserve regional branches are casting a spotlight on a decades-old process that critics say is opaque, favors insiders, and is ripe for reform....

07/2/2015 | Building a National Campaign for a Strong Economy: Fed Up

Zara Latest ‘Cool’ Retailer in Hot Water for Alleged Discrimination

Spanish fashion chain Zara is among several “hip” retailers making headlines recently for alleged discrimination against employees.

Ian Miller, a former attorney for the mega-...

07/2/2015 | Improving Job Quality

Regional Feds' head-hunting under scrutiny over insider bias, delays

Efforts to fill top positions at some U.S. Federal Reserve regional branches are casting a spotlight on a decades-old process that critics say is opaque, favors insiders, and is ripe for reform....

07/2/2015 | Building a National Campaign for a Strong Economy: Fed Up

ABQ call center workers get more family-friendly workplace rules

More than workers at Albuquerque’s T-Mobile call center began working under new workplace rules this week.  The company has been under increasing pressure to modify work rules to give workers...

07/2/2015 | Improving Job Quality

Zara stores in NYC accused of discriminating against black employees and customers

According to a new report published by the Center for Popular Democracy, ZARA’s New York City...

07/1/2015 | Improving Job Quality

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

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 | Organizing for Housing Justice & A Home to Thrive

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

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