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Millionaires Surtax: The Simplest, Most Effective and Popular Way to Fund the Jobs Bill

Millionaires Surtax: The Simplest, Most Effective and Popular Way to Fund the Jobs Bill

One of these promising proposals is very similar to a “millionaires surtax” idea that the…

Enhanced Pandemic Federal Unemployment Insurance Didn’t Hurt the Economy. Inequality Does.

Enhanced Pandemic Federal Unemployment  Insurance Didn’t Hurt the Economy. Inequality Does.

By Rebekah Entralgo | September 15, 2021  — An estimated 9 million Americans got the…

Monthly U.S. Unemployment Rate June 1990 - June 2021 By County

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5 Critical Resources for Working Families

During National Work and Family Month, we’re highlighting the need for equitable practices in the workplace that support all working families. From paid family and…

5 Critical Resources for Working Families

Sprouts Farmers Market to Pay $280,0000 to Settle EEOC Disability Discrimination Suits

DENVER, Colo. – SFM, LLC, doing business as Sprouts Farmers Market — which operates grocery stores in Colorado and other states — will pay $280,000…

Sprouts Farmers Market to Pay $280,0000 to Settle EEOC Disability Discrimination Suits

The Strike Zone—September 13, 2021

With the wide distribution of the vaccine, new COVID-19 protocols negotiated by the professional leagues and their union counterparts are drawing a stark line between…

The Strike Zone—September 13, 2021

Labor

Sprouts Farmers Market to Pay $280,0000 to Settle EEOC Disability Discrimination Suits

Sprouts Farmers Market to Pay $280,0000 to Settle EEOC Disability Discrimination Suits

DENVER, Colo. – SFM, LLC, doing business as Sprouts Farmers Market — which operates grocery stores in Colorado and other states — will pay $280,000 to three Deaf injured parties and provide other significant relief to settle lawsuits filed by…

‘It’s a sweat factory’: Instacart workers ready to strike for pay and conditions

‘It’s a sweat factory’: Instacart workers ready to strike for pay and conditions

Gig economy‘It’s a sweat factory’: Instacart workers ready to strike for pay and conditionsGig workers…

Ships backed up outside US ports pumping out pollutants as they idle

Ships backed up outside US ports pumping out pollutants as they idle

Supply chain crisisShips backed up outside US ports pumping out pollutants as they idleThe Ports…

Privacy fears as Moscow metro rolls out facial recognition pay system

Privacy fears as Moscow metro rolls out facial recognition pay system

RussiaPrivacy fears as Moscow metro rolls out facial recognition pay systemCampaigners say Face Pay, launched…

The Economy

Ipswich apprentice butcher encourages others to consider industry

Ipswich apprentice butcher encourages others to consider industry

A trainee butcher who decided to do it full-time after starting as a Saturday job…

5 Critical Resources for Working Families

5 Critical Resources for Working Families

During National Work and Family Month, we’re highlighting the need for equitable practices in the…

Ipswich apprentice butcher encourages others to consider industry

Ipswich apprentice butcher encourages others to consider industry

A trainee butcher who decided to do it full-time after starting as a Saturday job when she was 13 has encouraged others to consider it as a career.Annie Jones, 18, is six months into her two-year apprenticeship at G Debman…