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Calling all mayors: This is what police reform should look like

The coverage of police brutality over the last year, both in the mass media and through civilian video footage, has...

09/9/2015 | Combating Discriminatory Policing

Another retailer pulls plug on on-call scheduling

"Following discussions with my office, L Brands' (LB...

09/9/2015 | Restoring a Fair Workweek

Higher rates hurt working families: Opposing view

We should not mince words: Raising interest rates is meant to intentionally slow down the economy. With low-wage...

09/8/2015 | Building a National Campaign for a Strong Economy: Fed Up

Report Shows Illinois Has One of the Nation’s Highest Black Unemployment Rates Despite an Improving Economy

Across the country, the economy is supposed to be slowly picking up, but the unemployment rate for Blacks is still...

09/8/2015 | Atlanta Black Star | Building a National Campaign for a Strong Economy: Fed Up, Restoring Community Wealth

Companies End On-Call Scheduling After NY Attorney General’s Letter

Gap Inc. is the latest retailer to end its practice of requiring workers to remain on-call for short-notice shifts...

09/8/2015 | Restoring a Fair Workweek

The New York Times Comes Out Against Fed Interest Rate Hike

Progressive activists opposed to a Federal Reserve interest...

09/8/2015 | Building a National Campaign for a Strong Economy: Fed Up

Labor Advocates Ready To Push For Paid Sick Leave, Pay Equity In Maryland

Workers issues aren't just something highlighted on Labor Day. In fact, next year's session of the Maryland General...

09/7/2015 | Restoring a Fair Workweek

Secrecy Surrounds Half Billion Handout to Charters

The U.S. Department of Education is poised to spend half a billion dollars to help create new charter schools, while...

09/3/2015 | Holding Charter Schools Accountable, Organizing for Education Justice

Bill Would Make Maryland Employers Set Work Schedules Earlier

As Labor Day approaches, advocates in Maryland are pushing for a change in how workers receive their schedules....

09/3/2015 | Restoring a Fair Workweek
09/2/2015 | Published by: Progress Illinois
09/2/2015

Illinois African-American Jobless Rate Among The Nation's Highest

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Illinois African-American Jobless Rate Among The Nation's Highest

The African-American unemployment rate in Illinois is improving, but it is still one of the highest in the nation, ...

09/2/2015 | Progress Illinois | Building a National Campaign for a Strong Economy: Fed Up, Restoring Community Wealth

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