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How Google, Apple & The Biggest Tech Companies Colluded to Fix Workers’ Wages

March 25, 2014

Exclusive: Pando Daily Senior Editor Mark Ames describes how his team uncovered secret internal memos between dozens of tech companies to fix wages for more than a million employees

Obama’s Minimum Wage Hike Excludes Fed Workers Currently Under Contract

January 28, 2014

Amy Traub: Obama’s $10.10 minimum wage hike is a clear victory for hundreds of thousands of workers of new or renewed contracts but will still exclude a large group once enacted next year

Privatizing America

December 17, 2013
Journalist and author David Cay Johnston says that private federal contractors need better oversight and should be banned from contributing to election campaigns

Adjunct Professors Join National Fight for Better Pay and Benefits

October 23, 2013

Adjunct professors represent 75% of college instructors. This week, they are organizing events in 25 states.

Modern Day Slavery

September 29, 2013
The Guardian: Abuse and exploitation of migrant workers preparing emirate for 2022

Federal Contractors Employ More Low-Wage Workers Than Walmart and McDonald’s Combined, While Paying Top Execs. $24 billion

September 26, 2013

Workers and legislators demand President Obama sign an executive order raising the minimum wage for federal contractor employees.

Deficit is Dropping but is there a Real Recovery?

May 22, 2013

Bill Black: With surge in stock market, the wealthier are paying more taxes but working class wages are not rising and unemployment remains high, so this does not mean a sustained recovery of the real economy is underway