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Fairer Labor Laws Would Prevent Getting Fired for ‘Not Smiling Enough’

Gomez’s story highlights the precariousness of fast-food jobs. In a new survey of 539 New York City fast-food workers,...

03/4/2019 | Next City | Improving Job Quality
03/4/2019 | Published by: Governing
03/4/2019

Will Statewide Rent Control Catch On Beyond Oregon?

Will Statewide Rent Control Catch On Beyond Oregon?

Affordable housing -- or lack thereof -- isn't an issue confined to Oregon. While the U.S. median household income has...

03/4/2019 | Governing | Advocating for Housing Justice
03/2/2019 | Published by: Chicago Sun Times
03/2/2019

Rent control gains momentum after Chicago voters again give it thumbs up

Rent control gains momentum after Chicago voters again give it thumbs up

The push for rent control is nationwide. Oregon passed the country’s first statewide rent control law this week. A...

03/2/2019 | Chicago Sun Times | Advocating for Housing Justice
03/1/2019 | Published by: UChicago News
03/1/2019

Stable work schedules mean better sleep for retail workers

Stable work schedules mean better sleep for retail workers

The researchers’ work was supported by grants from the W.K. Kellogg Foundation, the Washington Center for Equitable...

03/1/2019 | UChicago News | Improving Job Quality, Restoring a Fair Workweek
03/1/2019 | Published by: New Jersey Today
03/1/2019

America moves toward universal health coverage

America moves toward universal health coverage

The Medicare For All Act is the only viable fix to a health care system that leaves far too many people in this country...

03/1/2019 | New Jersey Today | Civic Engagement
03/1/2019 | Published by: Colorlines
03/1/2019

Oregon Passes the Nation's First Statewide Mandatory Rent Control Law

Oregon Passes the Nation's First Statewide Mandatory Rent Control Law

The stats in Oregon are reflective of a nationwide housing crisis, per a new report released on February 27 by Right To...

03/1/2019 | Colorlines | Advocating for Housing Justice
03/1/2019 | Published by: Bloomberg
03/1/2019

"Medicare for All" Measure Puts Centrist Democrats in Quandary

"Medicare for All" Measure Puts Centrist Democrats in Quandary

The legislation has earned the support of a wide range of progressive activists and organizing groups, among them:...

03/1/2019 | Bloomberg | Civic Engagement
03/1/2019 | Published by: Next City
03/1/2019

Oregon Now Has Statewide Rent Control, Push Continues Across Country

Oregon Now Has Statewide Rent Control, Push Continues Across Country

The report, called Our Homes, Our Future: How Rent Control Can Build Stable, Healthy Communities, is the work of the...

03/1/2019 | Next City | Advocating for Housing Justice
03/1/2019 | Published by: Orlando Sentinel
03/1/2019

Central Florida 100: Legislature, Rosen and the search for a UCF leader

Central Florida 100: Legislature, Rosen and the search for a UCF leader

Last week: Justice for Renters: Florida is in the midst of an affordable housing crisis. A report released last week by...

03/1/2019 | Orlando Sentinel | Advocating for Housing Justice

What Retail Workers Say About Technology Potentially Eliminating Their Jobs

Two out of three retail workers believe that technology will eventually replace some of their job responsibilities,...

02/28/2019 | Fortune | Improving Job Quality, Restoring a Fair Workweek

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