by Imara Jones on August 22 2013, 2:21PM
Set against the backdrop of the 1963 march’s call for basic economic fairness, a new report highlights just how much work remains.
by Jamilah King on July 30 2013, 9:00AM
Check out Monday’s scene in New York City.
by Imara Jones on July 24 2013, 5:01PM
Today’s speech is the first in a series that Obama will give on the economy over the next couple of months.
by Kai Wright on May 21 2013, 8:48AM
Once again, the president uses his pulpit to browbeat black people for the failings he sees.
by Seth Freed Wessler on May 16 2013, 4:42PM
New York State’s attorney general is investigating claims of widespread wage violations by NYC’s fast food restaurants.
by Seth Freed Wessler on May 15 2013, 11:30AM
Hundreds fast food and retail workers are on strike in Milwaukee. The city was once a hub for black manufacturing jobs and now faces staggering racial disparities in employment.
by Seth Freed Wessler on May 7 2013, 3:15PM
The paper of record’s A1 story could have been about how public policy pushes workers of color to the margins. Instead, it’s about an imagined battle between blacks and Latinos.
by Seth Freed Wessler on May 7 2013, 9:00AM
The conservative think tank released a report yesterday to convince lawmakers that immigration reform costs too much. Its claims are mostly false, but they’ve worked before.
by Seth Freed Wessler on May 1 2013, 5:16PM
Some of the country’s biggest temp agencies and high profile companies regularly delegate hiring and employment services to a network of underground labor brokers that charge workers obligatory fees for rides to their jobs and to cash checks. The fees…