News Releases | June 10, 2016

New Report Documents Expansion of Predatory Practices at Big Banks Nationwide

High-pressure sales goals are forcing frontline workers to choose between pushing predatory products or keeping their jobs.

News Releases | June 7, 2016

DC $15 Vote Shows Unstoppable Momentum, But Leaves Tipped Workers Behind

The D.C. City Council voted unanimously today to raise the District’s minimum wage to $15 by 2020.

Commentary | June 6, 2016

The New Overtime Rules Will Help Middle Class Americans

Via: Newsweek

The new overtime regulations are a huge victory for middle-class workers.

Commentary | June 6, 2016

Uber’s Car Leasing Program Turns Its Drivers Into Modern-Day Sharecroppers

Via: Quartz

Behind the shiny veneer of Uber’s technological innovation lies a time-tested business model: labor exploitation.

Commentary | June 3, 2016

Walmart CAN Afford $15 Minimum Wage

Via: CNBC.com

Walmart should pay its workers what they need and deserve.

Blog | June 1, 2016

Health and Safety Risks Grow for Home Care Workers

Home health aides, personal care attendants, and certified nursing aides top the lists for workplace injuries, illness, and violence.

Blog | May 27, 2016

Thousands Rally at McDonald’s Headquarters Demanding $15 and a Union

10,000 workers protest at McDonald’s headquarters demanding $15 and a union.

News Releases | May 25, 2016

Report: D.C.’s Tipped Workers in Poverty at Nearly Twice the Rate of All D.C. Workers, Experience High Rates of Sexual Harassment

Eliminating the subminimum wage for tipped workers is a crucial part of any meaningful minimum wage increase.

News Releases | May 25, 2016

GAO Report Finds Injured Meat & Poultry Workers Denied Medical Care at Worksite

Meat and poultry processing workers suffer some of the highest rates of workplace injuries and illnesses.

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