Working America
yesterday at 21:00. Facebook
Listen to this brave young woman's story about the negative impacts of Betsy DeVos' "institutional lies"
Working America
yesterday at 18:00. Facebook
Here's a comparison of two states so we can see the effects of adopting so-called "Right-to-Work" legislation

"Simply put, there’s no rationale for passing this legislation, except to weaken unions politically and decrease the ability of workers to bargain for higher wages and stronger workplace protections."

A tale of two states (and what it tells us about so-called “right-to-work” laws)

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Working America
01/18/2017 at 20:58. Facebook
Betsy DeVos made a number of astonishing statements during her confirmation hearing ranging from not guaranteeing protection for children with disabilities to not holding charter schools accountable that receive government funding.

Read & tell us what you find most astonishing in her testimony.

Six astonishing things Betsy DeVos said — and refused to say — at her confirmation hearing

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Working America
01/18/2017 at 18:00. Facebook
Read The Nation Magazine on our new #FrontPorchFocus report:
"The study by Working America... finds that many Trump voters are up for grabs—but also points to a lack of progressive infrastructure."

Post-Election Survey: Democrats Can Still Reach Trump Voters

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Working America
01/17/2017 at 21:10. Facebook
Great news from Fight for $15! We're seeing examples across the country of how powerful working people are when we come together to hold our employers and political representatives accountable to us.
Working America
01/17/2017 at 18:00. Facebook
This map has logged more than 1,500 people and organizations connected to the incoming Trump administration. Now they want your help to understand them and to add more.

Help Us Map Trump’s Global Businesses And Associates

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Working America
01/16/2017 at 21:00. Facebook
We’re fed up with wealthy special interests working to divide us, dictate policy and infiltrate the White House.

Join us today as we pledge to stand up together in the spirit of Martin Luther King, Jr., to uplift working people and to fight back against corporations threatening our democracy. [ Bit.ly Link ]
Working America
01/16/2017 at 18:00. Facebook
On Martin Luther King, Jr. day, we’re proud to honor an American hero who fought for justice for all Americans, and we honor him through our service and our resistance. Join us today as we pledge to uplift working people and to fight back against corporations threatening our democracy. [ Bit.ly Link ]

Martin Luther King Jr. Day

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Working America
01/16/2017 at 01:00. Facebook
ICYMI Trump's Labor Secretary pick, Andrew Puzder, faced protests from his own employees across the country

Trump's Labor pick to face protests from own workers

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Working America
01/15/2017 at 21:04. Facebook
Working parents are increasingly suing their employers for discrimination and they are succeeding

The Revolt of Working Parents

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Working America
01/15/2017 at 18:00. Facebook
Last year, we spoke to hard-working Americans across the country and one message rang true: we’re fed up with corporations advancing their interests at the expense of working people.

Join our #MLKDay pledge to fight back at [ Bit.ly Link ]

Martin Luther King Jr. Day

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Working America
01/15/2017 at 01:00. Facebook
ICYMI Read this letter from Coretta Scott King opposing Jeff Sessions' federal nomination

“Anyone who has used the power of his office as United States Attorney to intimidate and chill the free exercise of the ballot by citizens should not be elevated to our courts”

Read the letter Coretta Scott King wrote opposing Sessions’s 1986 federal nomination

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Working America
01/14/2017 at 21:00. Facebook
Join us today as we pledge to stand up together in the spirit of Martin Luther King, Jr., to uplift working people and to fight back against corporations threatening our democracy [ Bit.ly Link ]

Martin Luther King Jr. Day

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Working America
01/14/2017 at 18:00. Facebook
Here's why Trump's proposed trade plan could be a tax on the poor

Why Trump’s trade plan could be a tax on the poor

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Working America
01/13/2017 at 21:00. Facebook
GOP governors are breaking with their party to protect the Affordable Care Act & Medicaid, programs critical for their residents

GOP governors fight their own party on Obamacare

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Working America
01/13/2017 at 18:00. Facebook
From expanded therapy coverage for children with autism to limits on surprise medical bills from ER visits, here are 6 lesser-known Affordable Care Act provisions that could evaporate

6 Lesser-Known Obamacare Provisions That Could Evaporate

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Economic inequality poses the biggest risk to the global economy this year, contributing to global instability

Wealth disparity poses major global risk, says World Economic Forum

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Under Trump's Labor Secretary pick, these Hardee's workers were paid with prepaid debit cards, which came with fees that pushed their pay below $7.25/hour

These Hardee's Workers Wound Up With Less Than Minimum Wage Under Trump's Labor Pick

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Financial strains in our economy mean people stay in our workforce for longer & are more at risk for fatal injury

"Fatal work injuries have largely held steady over the past six years, but the small uptick that started in 2014 occurred almost entirely in older workers."

The Most Dangerous Jobs in 2015

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These are some of the jobs repealing the Affordable Care Act could kill

How Repealing Obamacare Could Hurt the Economy

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