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Jersey City's smart push for paid sick days: Editorial

Star-Ledger - September 5, 2013 - When a stomach bug flattens your family, should it cost a day’s pay? Does flu season put you in fear of losing your job? For more than 1.2 million New Jersey...

[created] | Published by: Philadelphia Daily News

Commentary: I need the economy to give me a fair chance

Commentary: I need the economy to give me a fair chance

I'VE ALWAYS enjoyed talking with people, and, as long as I can remember, I wanted to work in the hotel industry. It's been my dream to work with guests at the front desk to make sure they have the...

Philadelphia Daily News | Building a National Campaign for a Strong Economy: Fed Up

New Help for Poor Immigrants Who Are in Custody and Facing Deportation

New York Times – November 6, 2013, by Kirk Semple -

At about 1:15 p.m. on Wednesday, Maximino Leyva Ortiz, wearing an orange jumpsuit, his wrists shackled, stood before a judge in an...

Protecting Immigrant Communities

US Federal Reserve Interest Rate: Philadelphia Activists To Protest New President Patrick Harker, Demand Meetings

Activists who are against a Federal Reserve interest-rate increase planned Tuesday to stage a protest outside the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia. The demonstration was expected to target the...

Building a National Campaign for a Strong Economy: Fed Up

Woman Who Confronted Jeff Flake in the Elevator: 'I Wanted Him to Feel My Rage'

The protesters who cornered Flake just before he voted on Kavanaugh's confirmation spoke out about why they did it.

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Vice | Civic Engagement
[created] | Published by: El Diario

NY furioso con plan tributario aprobado por el Senado

NY furioso con plan tributario aprobado por el Senado

Las principales autoridades y activistas de Nueva York rechazaron este sábado el plan tributario aprobado en la madrugada por el Senado federal que deberá ser armonizado con el de la Cámara Baja...

El Diario | Civic Engagement

Despair over Supreme Court immigration ruling turns to optimism, promises of action

 The outrage sparked by the defeat of President Obama’s effort to shield millions of immigrants from deportation morphed Friday into a promise of political action.

“This will be my first...

New York Daily News

Regional Feds’ Head-Hunting Under Scrutiny Over Insider Bias, Delays

New York/Washington. Efforts to fill top positions at some US Federal Reserve regional branches are casting a spotlight on a decades-old process that critics say is opaque, favors...

Building a National Campaign for a Strong Economy: Fed Up

Advocacy group calls for more oversight of California charter school spending

A lack of transparency and inadequate oversight can set up the potential for waste, fraud, and abuse.  A  2015 report from the Alliance to Reclaim Our Schools and the Center for Popular Democracy...

Education Dive | Organizing for Education Justice
[created] | Published by: Times Union

Letter: Congress must pass law for universal health care

Letter: Congress must pass law for universal health care

Here are the health care issues on which we need government to act...

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Times Union | Civic Engagement

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