Major League Wage Theft: How Baseball Owners and Congress Exploit Minor League Players

March 28, 2018

Baseball season begins this week and fans across the country will see their favorite players and all-stars play in places like Yankee Stadium, Fenway Park, and Wrigley Field. The season commencement will also be cause for celebration for the former farm team players who advanced to the majors for the… Read More»

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New Overtime Rules Are a Win for Working People

May 18, 2016

After much anticipation and speculation, the Labor Department released an update today to the rules that govern who is protected by the overtime pay provisions in the Fair Labor Standards Act. This long overdue change will significantly increase the number of people who are able to earn a fair return… Read More»

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Over 100 Domestic Workers Rally for Basic Labor Standards

July 24, 2013

Earlier this week, over 100 domestic care workers rallied at the White House to urge the Obama Administration and the Department of Labor to end the delays in advancing new regulations that would provide home care workers with basic labor protections. It has been 75 years since the passage of… Read More»

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Home Care Workers Deserve a Fair Wage on FLSA’s 75th Anniversary

June 26, 2013

This week, we commemorate the 75th anniversary of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) – landmark legislation that ushered in a new era of just labor protections and raised the floor for working people in this country.  There’s no cause for celebration for the significant  portion of our workforce who… Read More»