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Coalición defiende ley que protege a trabajadores de la construcción

El Diario - April 16, 2014, by Mariela Lombard - Más de una veintena de organizaciones comunitarias y sindicatos se han unido en una coalición para presionar para que no se reforme una legislación...

04/16/2014 | Improving Job Quality

NYTimes Letter to the Editor: Deportations for Minor Offenses

New York Times - April 13, 2014

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04/13/2014 | Immigrant Rights - Combating Family Separation & Deportation

CPD's Josie Duffy Debunks Scaffold Law Myths on Capital Tonight

Capital Tonight's Liz Benjamin interviews Center for Popular Democracy Policy Advocate Josie Duffy on the Scaffold Law. For more information on how the construction industry safety standards elude...

04/11/2014 | Improving Job Quality

Charter Financing: Study Finds Too Little Accountability in California

San Jose Mercury News - April 9, 2014, by Raymond Blanchard - Every parent wishes their children will reach their highest potential to live the life they choose. We do everything in our power to...

04/9/2014 | Holding Charter Schools Accountable, Promoting Strong Public Schools

CPD Director of Research Connie Razza on Melissa Harris-Perry

How Pension Plans are at Risk

Melisa Harris-Perry - March 23, 2014 - Lynnette Khalfani-Cox, Connie Razza, Arun Gupta and Karen Friedman takes a closer look at Detroit’s pension funds as...

03/23/2014 | Improving Job Quality

As Wells Fargo is Accused of Fabricating Foreclosure Papers, Will Banks Keep Escaping Prosecution?

Democracy Now - March 21, 2014 - A new internal report says the Justice Department massively overstated its successes in targeting mortgage fraud while in fact ranking it as a low priority for...

03/21/2014 | Holding Wall Street Accountable

Low-paid earners at risk for theft

Times Union - March 21, 2014, Letter to the Editor by The Rev. Sam Trumbore - Hard-working employees are often at a significant disadvantage when dealing with their employers.

Employees...

03/21/2014 | Improving Job Quality

Dems rally for same-day voter registration

Democrats rallied at Legislative Hall on Tuesday in favor of legislation that would allow Delawareans to register to vote on the same day as a primary or general election.

"We should so...

03/19/2014 | Strengthening Voting Rights and Democracy

Hearing on charter schools brings out varied opinions

State Pennsylvania Auditor General Eugene DePasquale got an earful during a daylong meeting in Philadelphia on Friday on ways to...

03/16/2014 | Promoting Strong Public Schools

Industry Attacks on ‘Scaffold Law’ Put Construction Workers on Shaky Ground

In These Times - March 12, 2014, by Michelle Chen - New York City’s tens of thousands of construction workers face a precarious landscape at work.  Teetering at the edge of rooftops, sidestepping...

03/13/2014 | Improving Job Quality

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