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Protesters ask Fed to delay at Jackson Hole summit

About 50 demonstrators gathered in Jackson Hole, Wyoming, holding signs reading "whose recovery is this" and "how many...

08/27/2015 | Building a National Campaign for a Strong Economy: Fed Up

Activists Counter Federal Reserve Gathering With Push Against Interest Rate Hikes

The two-day event, ...

08/27/2015 | Building a National Campaign for a Strong Economy: Fed Up

Gap Inc. to end on-call scheduling after inquiry by New York attorney general

A spokeswoman for the San Francisco-based retailer said Thursday the decision also applies to Gap's other brands,...

08/27/2015 | Restoring a Fair Workweek

Joseph Stiglitz explains why the Fed shouldn't raise interest rates

The answer should clearly be "no." The preponderance of economic data indicates that the predictable costs of premature...

08/27/2015 | Building a National Campaign for a Strong Economy: Fed Up

Behind the Business Attire, Many Bank Workers Earn Poverty Wages

The Committee for Better Banks (CBB), a Communications Workers of America (CWA)-affiliated community and labor...

08/27/2015 | Restoring a Fair Workweek

Activists Descend on Fed’s Jackson Hole Meeting, Amid Anxiety About Rate Rises

Liberal and conservative groups of central-bank critics plan to hold events to coincide with the Fed symposium, which...

08/27/2015 | Building a National Campaign for a Strong Economy: Fed Up

Progressive Groups Press Hillary Clinton On Wall Street's Golden Parachutes

The groups note that during Clinton's tenure as secretary of state, two of her aides -- ...

08/26/2015 | Holding Wall Street Accountable

Los trabajadores latinos quieren que la Fed les oiga

Lo cierto es que pese a la mejora económica la tasa de desempleo de latinos (6.8%) y negros (9.1%)  es más elevada que...

08/26/2015 | Building a National Campaign for a Strong Economy: Fed Up

In Troubled Times, the Federal Reserve Must Work for Everyone

Global Shock It's true that many of the causes of the recent stock market turmoil are global, rather than...

08/26/2015 | Building a National Campaign for a Strong Economy: Fed Up

Gap Says It Will Phase Out On-Call Scheduling of Employees

The move makes Gap the latest retailer to move away from “on-call scheduling,” which regulators, workers’ rights groups...

08/26/2015 | Restoring a Fair Workweek

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