by Bryce Covert Posted on June 29, 2015
Home health aides in Massachusetts just became the first in the country to win a $15 minimum wage.
by Lauren C. Williams Posted on June 29, 2015
"The easy and widely disseminated argument that Google's universal search always serves users and merchants is demonstrably false."
by Casey Quinlan Posted on June 29, 2015
Pennsylvania is one of many states pushing legislation that would allow a state-run district to transition low-performing traditional public schools into charter schools.
Income inequality got even worse last year despite some recovery for the bottom 99 percent.
The Supreme Court will take up a case again that narrowly kept affirmative action policies in place.
by Alan Pyke Posted on June 26, 2015
Police and Public Works employees cleared a tent camp of homeless people out from under a bridge on the city's west side on Friday morning, to the surprise and chagrin of some of the city's homelessness advocates.
by Lauren C. Williams Posted on June 26, 2015
"It’s clear to all of us that we still aren’t where we want to be. There’s more work to do."
by Bryce Covert Posted on June 26, 2015
Michigan is on the verge of banning local governments from increasing their own worker protections.
After a delay, New Mexico's governor is poised to reinstate rules that could boot jobless people off of food stamps even as unemployment -- and hunger -- remain high in her state.
by Casey Quinlan Posted on June 25, 2015
The Senate advanced a spending bill that cuts The U.S. Department of Education by $1.7 billion but the House appropriations bill cuts much deeper.