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Elevated Level of Part-Time Employment: Post-Recession Norm?

Wall Street Journal - November 12, 2014, by Nick Timiraos - Nearly 7 million Americans are stuck in part-time jobs that they don’t want.

The unemployment rate has fallen...

11/12/2014 | Building a National Campaign for a Strong Economy: Fed Up, Restoring a Fair Workweek

Liberals and conservatives blast the Fed

WISN 12 ABC - November 11, 2014, by Patrick Gillespie - The economy might be improving, but Federal Reserve chair Janet Yellen can't catch a break.

Conservatives in Congress demanded an...

11/11/2014 | Building a National Campaign for a Strong Economy: Fed Up

Yellen to Meet Group Seeking Low Rates, Greater Openness

Bloomberg News - November 11, 2014, by Christopher Condon - Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen will meet Nov. 14 with a coalition of...

11/11/2014 | Building a National Campaign for a Strong Economy: Fed Up

As Federal Reserve Selects New Top Officials, Coalition Calls for Public Input

New York Times - November 10, 2014, by Binyamin Appelbaum - A coalition of community...

11/11/2014 | Building a National Campaign for a Strong Economy: Fed Up

These Dems Are Fed Up With The Federal Reserve

Daily Caller - November 11, 2014, by Rachel Stoltzfoos - Over 30 liberal groups frustrated with the economy have formed a coalition to protest the policies of the Federal Reserve and demand it pay...

11/11/2014 | Building a National Campaign for a Strong Economy: Fed Up

Fed Up on Nightly Business Report

Nightly Business Report - November 11, 2014

 

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11/11/2014 | Building a National Campaign for a Strong Economy: Fed Up

It Takes a Village: Educators, Unions Rally for Continued Funding of Community Schools

Baltimore City Paper - November 4, 2014, by Evan Serpick - Administrators, teachers, union organizers, community leaders, politicians, and students—including cheerleading squads...

11/4/2014 | Advocating for Community Schools, Holding Charter Schools Accountable, Promoting Strong Public Schools

Thanks to York School Board for Rejecting Charter Takeover

York Daily Record - November 4, 2014, by Rev. Aaron Willford, Sandra Thompson and Clovis Gallon - Over the past few months, something remarkable happened in York. Parents, teachers, students,...

11/4/2014 | Advocating for Community Schools, Holding Charter Schools Accountable, Promoting Strong Public Schools

Report: Emanuel's $13 Minimum Wage Plan Would 'Shortchange' Women, Minority Workers

Progress Illinois - October 29, 2014, by Ellyn Fortino - Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel's proposal to lift the city's hourly minimum wage to $13 would leave out approximately 65,000 low-wage workers...

10/31/2014 | Raising the Minimum Wage

No Half Measures: Why It Will Take $15 to Raise Chicago

Although corporations are experiencing a profitable recovery, the jobs recovery has been grim and marked by a shift to lower wages. A recent study by the National Employment Law Project found...

10/29/2014 | Raising the Minimum Wage

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