Voting Rights
Minimum Wage
Worker Safety

The Freedom to Vote Act would significantly bolster voter participation and access, promote racial justice and equity, and counter the ongoing assault on voting rights within state policy. Read the blog post

State-level minimum wage increases on New Year’s Day ranged from a $0.22 inflation adjustment in Michigan to a $1.50 per hour raise in Virginia. Read the blog post

Data suggest that states with higher union densities have more equitable economic structures, social structures, and democracies than states with lower union densities. Read the report

It’s too late to save the lives already lost to preventable workplace coronavirus exposures, but it’s not too late to prevent more. The path to controlling the spread of the virus starts with many more workers gaining the power to demand safe work. Read the blog post

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