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Time for a Moratorium on Charter Schools

Al Jazeera America - April 14, 2015, by Amy Dean - Charter schools are everywhere. Not long ago, these publicly funded but privately run institutions were a relative rarity. Those that existed...

04/14/2015 | Holding Charter Schools Accountable, Promoting Strong Public Schools

Practices of 13 Retailers Questioned by New York Lawyers

The Market Business - April 14, 2015, by Rachel M - The lawyer at New York has initiated inquiry against 13 retailers, inquiring them if workers are asked to come on call for short notice shifts...

04/14/2015 | Restoring a Fair Workweek

New York Questions Big Retailers Over 'On-Call' Staffing

Reuters - April 13, 2015 - New York's attorney general has sent letters to 13 national retailers, including Gap Inc, Target Corp and JC Penney Co Inc, about "on-call shifts" in which workers are...

04/13/2015 | Restoring a Fair Workweek

13 Retailers Questioned By N.Y. Attorney General About Worker Scheduling

LA Times - April 13, 2015, by Samantha Masunaga - he scheduling practices of 13 retailers, including Gap Inc., Target Corp. and Abercrombie & Fitch Co., are being scrutinized by New York Atty...

04/13/2015 | Restoring a Fair Workweek

Poll Finds Voters Rank Lack Of Parental Involvement, Over-Testing As Top Education Problems

iSchoolGuide - April 8, 2015, by Sara Guaglione - According to...

04/9/2015 | Holding Charter Schools Accountable, Promoting Strong Public Schools

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

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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. 

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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

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