News From: Good Jobs Now

by Ashley Blom | on Jan 02, 2019

20 States Increase their Minimum Wage

Over 17 million people will be ringing in the new year with a pay raise. Thanks to legislation, ballot measures and inflation rates will be increased in 2019. As of January 1st, at least nineteen...

by Brian Young | on Nov 19, 2018

No Job Growth for Trump Voters

Whenever Trump talks about the economy, he points to two things that indicate that the economy is going strong: record low unemployment and the rising stock market. While the low unemployment is good...

by Daniel Hinton | on Nov 13, 2018

Could Amazon's Move to NYC Turn the Company Union?

Like millions of people and businesses around the world, Amazon is planning a move to Queens, New York. Unlike everyone else, however, Amazon is the world’s largest Internet retailer owned by...

by Guest Post | on Oct 23, 2018

Equal Pay for Equal Work at the VA

For the last four years, the union representing workers at the Department of Veterans Affairs at the Central Arkansas Veterans Healthcare System has been fighting for their female physicians to...

by AFL-CIO | on Oct 12, 2018

AFL-CIO: A Skilled Girlforce

AFL-CIO: The International Day of the Girl was created in 2012, and this year’s theme centers on creating “A Skilled GirlForce.” Here are three of our key strategies to achieve this...

by Kris LaGrange | on Oct 02, 2018

$15 Minimum Wage at Amazon

One of the largest and fastest growing companies in the world is increasing their minimum wage. This comes after workers began complaining about the low wages that were being paid by the richest man...

by Guest Post | on Oct 01, 2018

Wage Growth is Bull

Robert J. Shapiro is the chairman of the advisory firm Sonecon and a senior fellow at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business. He was President Bill Clinton’s...

by AFL-CIO | on Sep 28, 2018

Save U.S. Call Center Jobs

At a Labor Meeting on Monday, September 17, the assembly will vote on the New Jersey Call Centers Jobs Act (A-1992)—an act concerning the relocation of call centers.

by Press and Media | on Sep 07, 2018

A Higher Minimum Wage Equals a Stronger Economy

Politico's Morning Shift recently reported on a new study that finds a correlation between a higher minimum wage and a growing economy.

by Press and Media | on Aug 21, 2018

Support For Teacher Pay Raises Increases

Following a year of teachers strikes, support for increasing their pay has risen by 13 points. Find out more from Ed Next's Annual survey.

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