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Wage Theft Across the Board

New York Times - April 21, 2014, by the Editorial Board - When labor advocates and law enforcement officials talk about wage...

04/21/2014 | Improving Job Quality

Scaffold Law Debate Heats Up Over Dueling Reports on Safety and Costs

Legislative Gazetter - April 21, 2014, by Matthew Dondiego - A new report released last Thursday by a pro-labor, pro-immigrant rights advocacy group criticizes the construction industry for using...

04/21/2014 | Improving Job Quality

Safety coalition: ‘Scaffold Law’ study is ‘flawed’

Safety & Health Magazine - April 18, 2014 - A recent study that questioned the usefulness of New York state’s “Scaffold Law” is flawed, according to a new report from a worker safety advocacy...

04/18/2014 | Improving Job Quality

Fatally Flawed: Why the Rockefeller Institute’s Scaffold Law Report Doesn’t Add Up

New York State’s Labor Law §240 (commonly known as the Scaffold Law) helps keep workers safe by holding employers and owners liable if unsafe conditions at their worksites result in injuries or...

04/17/2014 | Improving Job Quality

When Lawsuits Protect Hardhats

New York Daily News - April 17, 2014, by Errol Louis - New York is about to embark on a historic building boom — and that has touched off a furious new round in a long-running battle about how to...

04/17/2014 | Improving Job Quality

NY Daily News Letter to the Editor: Body Count

New York Daily News - April 15, 2014, by Josie Duffy -  Re “Hardhat in fatal plunge” (April 15): How many more deadly accidents have to happen before the construction and insurance industries drop...

04/16/2014 | Improving Job Quality

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


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


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