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…
by Jamilah King on April 30 2013, 10:42AM
The Big Apple is a bad landlord, according to a new lawsuit.
by Imara Jones on April 5 2013, 12:00PM
Another example of the massive gap between reality and the discussion in the Beltway.
by Jorge Rivas on April 2 2013, 12:13PM
The measure is taking “a carrot and stick approach,” one of the sponsors of the bill says.
by Imara Jones on March 28 2013, 6:00AM
The president officially acquiesced to the GOP’s economic hostage taking this week, again.
by Imara Jones on March 8 2013, 10:08AM
Don’t break out the fireworks yet.
by Imara Jones on March 1 2013, 8:46AM
A cruel chaos will unfold as billions of dollars in federal spending are chopped, starting today. But that chaos was always the real goal.
by Jorge Rivas on February 22 2013, 4:04PM
“For communities of color and communities that have been hard hit by the recession, it’s a nuclear bomb that’s waiting to go off,” Imara Jones told Democracy Now.
by Imara Jones on February 13 2013, 10:17AM
We’re two weeks away from yet another crop of austerity measures that make the sorts of ideas laid out in President Obama’s State of the Union simply impossible.
by Jorge Rivas on February 4 2013, 4:29PM
Did you know the minimum wage for tipped workers has been frozen at $2.13 for the last 21 years?
by Jorge Rivas on February 1 2013, 12:59PM
The U.S. economy added 157,000 jobs in January, according to a Labor Department report released Friday.
by Imara Jones on January 9 2013, 10:02AM
Slavery as revenge fantasy is a far cry from the ugly truth: Slavery as the economic engine that created the inequitable world in which we still live.