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Industry Attacks on ‘Scaffold Law’ Put Construction Workers on Shaky Ground

In These Times - March 12, 2014, by Michelle Chen - New York City’s tens of thousands of construction workers face a precarious landscape at work.  Teetering at the edge of rooftops, sidestepping...

Another Victory for Workers in Seattle—This Time It’s Their Schedules

Although she was hired on as a full-time employee at Domino’s Pizza, Crystal Thompson had a schedule that became erratic and unreliable shortly after she began working there in 2009. One day she’d...

Yes! Magazine | Restoring a Fair Workweek
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Neel Kashkari Named Next Minneapolis Fed President

Neel Kashkari Minneapolis Fed President

Neel Kashkari Named Next Minneapolis Fed President

Neel Kashkari, a former financier who managed the U.S. Treasury’s $700 billion rescue of banks in the 2008 crisis, was named the next president of the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis.

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Bloomberg Business | Building a National Campaign for a Strong Economy: Fed Up

Taking Selfies and Talking Inequality, has Janet Yellen Gone Too Far?

PBS - November 21, 2014, by Simone Pathe - One recent brisk morning in the nation’s capital, about 30 community leaders and workers from around the country, all clad in matching green T-shirts,...

Building a National Campaign for a Strong Economy: Fed Up
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Groups demand recovery money for Puerto Rico

Groups demand recovery money for Puerto Rico

The Center for Popular Democracy and Make the Road CT plan to deliver postcards at the Bridgeport office of U.S. Rep. Jim Himes, D-4, demanding Congress "have a heart" and send an aid package to...

Hearst Newspapers | Civic Engagement

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