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In a report released on June 11, DCJwJust found “just in time” approaches to scheduling negatively impact many D.C. employees’ lives, often resulting in erratic and unpredictable hours making it hard to budget, arrange childcare, continue with education or hold down a second job to try to make ends meet.

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6 Charts Explain How Workers' Compensation is Deteriorating

Recent report indicate that our current workers' compensation system is failing to adequately protect workers. This piece from the Center for Effective Government presents the problems facing workers' comp as well as ways to strenghten benefits and help improve worker safety.

Last Updated on Friday, 10 April 2015 09:56

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Congress Has the Power to Stop the TPP

Negotiated in private, the TPP is soon to be introduced in Congress as fast-track legislation. Based on what little is known of the trade-deal, it will be great for corporations but bad for U.S. workers. You can sign here to petition Congress to vote down this secretive trade pact.


Last Updated on Friday, 10 April 2015 10:31

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Explore DC's history of working class struggle on this bike tour through the city. The tour is part of  DC LaborFest and will take place on May 9, 2015. More information is available here.
On the Global Day of Action (April 24th), and leading up to then, join ILRF to call for industry reforms, demanding that people are put above profit, and safeguarding workers’ welfare and livelihoods. For more information, visit the ILRF website.


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