by Bryce Covert Posted on September 18, 2014 Updated: September 18, 2014
New research shows that quotas can work and that the US isn't doing enough.
by Alan Pyke Posted on September 18, 2014
Marijuana stores will be barred from accepting welfare EBT cards at registers and ATMs, despite evidence that recipients use drugs far less than others.
by Alan Pyke Posted on September 17, 2014 Updated: September 18, 2014
Debt activists want to turn the relationship between borrowers and creditors on its head with a campaign modeled on the early labor movement.
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by Bryce Covert Posted on September 17, 2014 Updated: September 17, 2014
Members of Business For a Fair Minimum Wage are putting decals in their windows to show support for a wage hike.
by Igor Volsky Posted on September 17, 2014
The Heritage foundation's new anti-poverty initiative: trade in your refrigerator for an ice box.
by Bryce Covert Posted on September 17, 2014
Because the clothes are a dress code, not a uniform, the company doesn't have to pay for them.
by Alan Pyke Posted on September 16, 2014
Official poverty estimates don't fully capture the realities of poverty in America, but they still give a useful snapshot of inequality in our economy.
by Bryce Covert Posted on September 16, 2014
Women who work full time, year round still make just a portion of what similar men make.
by Bryce Covert Posted on September 16, 2014 Updated: September 16, 2014
Because the rule doesn't define diversity, it is basically meaningless.
The trade group for franchise owners is lobbying Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) to help in their fight to preserve a business model that squeezes workers.