Commentary | May 4, 2017

Why Are We Attacking ‘Obama Holdovers’ in the Government?

Via: The Hill

The implication that any president should get his/her “own” career staff sends a chilling threat to the civil service.

Commentary | May 1, 2017

Travis Kalanick Isn’t the Only Reason Uber is Obnoxious

Via: Newsweek

Uber is built on a rocky foundation of swindling its own workers to make a buck.

Commentary | May 1, 2017

America Needs a $15 Minimum Wage

Via: The Hill

A $15 minimum wage, fully phased in, would raise pay by about $3,500 for almost 1 in 3 workers.

Commentary | April 7, 2017

Here’s Who’s Winning the $15 Minimum Wage Wars Now

Via: CNBC.com

Momentum remains strong for improving pay for the 40 percent of U.S. workers who struggle on less than $15/hr.

Commentary | April 5, 2017

President Trump’s Directive Just Cost Investors $181 Million This Year

Via: Fortune.com

The Trump administration is delaying a rule requiring retirement advisers to put their clients’ best interests before their own profits.

Commentary | April 5, 2017

Why Black Women Are—and Should Be—Leading the Fight For $15

Via: Huffington Post

Women of color have changed the world through their resilience and fortitude to never settle for less.

Commentary | April 5, 2017

Missouri Lawmakers Want to Snatch Raises From Workers Who Need It Most

Via: St. Louis Post-Dispatch

“Emergency” bill claims that raising pay for workers at the bottom poses a threat to public health and safety. Seriously.

Commentary | March 30, 2017

Heartless in the Heartland

Commentary | March 30, 2017

Heartless in the Heartland

Via: Huffington Post

Never before has a state government acted to reverse minimum wage increases already in place.

Commentary | March 30, 2017

Trump’s Border Wall Proposal Should Raise Serious Doubts About His Infrastructure Promises

Via: Huffington Post

Trump’s horrendously misguided border wall may not even yield the good jobs he promised.

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