News From: Income inequality

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by Guest Post | on Oct 01, 2018

Wage Growth is Bull

by Press and Media | on Oct 18, 2016

The Nation: Inequality is Still the Defining Issue of Our Time

In 2011, President Obama, speaking in the wake of Occupy Wall Street, called inequality the “defining issue of our time.” Now Jason Furman, chair of the Council on Economic Advisors,...

by Kris LaGrange | on Oct 05, 2016

Higher wages for TV actors

Over the last few years, the television industry has seen numerous changes.  Netflix and Amazon have changed the way many watch TV and big name actors like The Rock, Vince Vaughn and Viola Davis...

by Press and Media | on Oct 04, 2016

Executive pay cuts not enough

If the goal is to keep corporate executives honest, compensation clawbacks aren’t doing the job.That’s what the recent action by Wells Fargo’s board shows. Yes, the bank’s...

by Kris LaGrange | on Sep 30, 2016

Philly banning salary history

Whenever someone is looking for a job the inevitable question of salary history comes up.  For employers, it is a way to gauge whether or not they can afford you and a guideline for what they...

by Kris LaGrange | on Aug 16, 2016

Banning the box and salary history

These last few years have seen the topic of income inequality moving to the forefront of all political conversations across these United States. As CEO’s get richer, people have taken to the...

by Press and Media | on Jun 23, 2016

Where rich people live

This article first appeared in The Washington Post, written by Kim Soffen.It’s widely known that income inequality has grown rapidly in recent decades. As it stands in the United States, an...

by Alexis Barrau | on Jun 01, 2016

Low wages, bad housing, no future?

Long Island Jobs with Justice hosted a conference at the Law Center of Touro College in Central Islip on May 23. The conference featured strong speakers that spoke about the causes of income...

by Brian Young | on Apr 15, 2016

PBA brings fight to the streets

The NYC Police Benevolent Association (NYC PBA) is once again making a big splash in their fight with Mayor Bill De Blasio over raises for their members.  The PBA’s new campaign goes after...

by Brian Young | on Jul 17, 2015

A CEO that cares?

For the CEO of Japan Air, corporate dining rooms and car services are not the way of doing business.  Haruka Nishimatsu, the CEO, has even taken pay cuts when Japan Air was forced to downsize....