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Posted by Mary Bottari on January 12, 2015

Two trade organizations affiliated with corporate bill mill ALEC have filed a suit against the City of Los Angeles to block an ordinance passed last September to raise the wages for hotel employees.

Posted by PR Watch Admin on November 25, 2014

With Black Friday days away, Walmart workers and their allies are gearing up for what they predict will be the largest strike in the retailer's history.

Posted by Rebekah Wilce on October 29, 2014

As you stock up on candy to hand out to trick-or-treaters and prepare to inspect your children's candy haul, do you know where those treats were made, and by whom? Many candy brands are considered all-American favorites, but are they made in America?

Posted by PR Watch Admin on October 08, 2014

Governor Scott Walker's Act 10 law was rammed through in 2011 using the pretext of a phony fiscal "crisis" and shamelessly undemocratic means.

Posted by Brendan Fischer on October 08, 2014

A tactic used by the ALEC to evade state public records laws has popped up in Florida, prompting a lawsuit against the Orange County mayor for allegedly using an internet dropbox to dodge transparency surrounding the county's latest effort to thwart paid sick days.

Posted by Mary Bottari on September 05, 2014

At Taco Bell peaceful protesters took the “Fight for 15” directly to the fast food giant.

Posted by Jonas Persson on September 04, 2014

When Governor Jerry Brown signs Assembly Bill 1522, California employees no longer have to face the excruciating dilemma: go to work sick or get fired?

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.

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