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Posted by Ruth Conniff on September 02, 2014

Wisconsin workers face a lousy jobs picture this Labor Day, according to a new report by the Center on Wisconsin Strategy (COWS).

Posted by PR Watch Admin on August 13, 2014

The Center for Media and Democracy is launching a new web resource on Walmart.

Posted by Ruth Conniff on August 06, 2014

The Republican candidate for governor in Illinois is a billionaire who hid his assets in the Cayman Islands to avoid paying taxes and brags that he is part of the "0.01 percent."

Posted by Brendan Fischer on July 30, 2014

The paid sick day movement continues gaining momentum, and ALEC and its allies like the 'other NRA' are trying to stop it

Posted by Mary Bottari on July 17, 2014

Almost daily, Miley Cyrus can be seen in grocery store lines on the cover of entertainment magazines and gossip rags, but now Miley can be seen on a billboard denouncing higher wages.

Posted by Mary Bottari on June 03, 2014

The Supreme Court is poised to decide is Harris v. Quinn, "the most important labor law case the court has considered in decades."

Posted by Mary Bottari on May 14, 2014

A majority of the Senate recently voted to raise the minimum wage to $10.10 per hour recently, yet the bill failed to clear the 60 vote hurdle necessary for passage -- thanks in no small part to the political power of the National Restaurant Association, the restaurant industry's trade association.

Posted by The PRW Staff on December 05, 2013

The Center for Media and Democracy's (CMD) series of profiles on "America's Highest Paid Government Workers" today puts the spotlight on Jeffry Sterba, president and CEO of American Water Works Company.

Posted by Rebekah Wilce on December 02, 2013

The American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) meets in Washington, DC this week for its "States and Nation Policy Summit."

Posted by Brendan Fischer on November 11, 2013

Pennsylvania is the latest front in the national, corporate-backed effort to block local efforts to guarantee workers have access to paid sick days.

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Bill Moyers presents "United States of ALEC," a report on the most influential corporate-funded political force most of America has never heard of -- ALEC, the American Legislative Exchange Council.