Our Issues

Working families have won important victories on a range of workplace rights and consumer protections, including a higher minimum wage, paid leave, and protections against predatory loans— but...

Every day, hardworking people are robbed of their pay. Employers steal wages when they fail to pay overtime, pay less than the minimum wage, illegally deduct work-related costs from paychecks,...

Low-wage workers and their families are struggling. While stable, middle-income jobs were lost in significant numbers during the Great Recession of 2008 , the recovery to date has been built on...

Millions of middle-class jobs have been replaced by jobs that offer too few hours, too low pay, and no benefits. Public policy, driven by corporate interests, is a chief culprit of this great...

Every day in Chicago, Los Angeles, and New York, thousands of vehicles roll into car washes. These are the livery cars that shuttle Wall Street executives between meetings, the taxis that take...