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Working New Mexicans Respond to Lobby Group’s Efforts to Change Albuquerque’s Minimum Wage Laws

Proposal from outside firm could threaten the minimum wage increase that Albuquerqueans voted for last fall

August 13, 2013

Working America Launches Interactive Web Tool

Two-tier site includes solutions, practical steps to address workplace problems

June 11, 2013

Working America and MomsRising Call for $9.50 Wage in Minnesota

Momentum grows to pass meaningful increase to help low-wage earners, working women

May 15, 2013

Working Families urge Gov. McCrory to veto voter ID legislation

Progressive Organizations sent the Governor over 10,000 petitions

May 14, 2013

Working America delivers “Mothers’ Day wishes” to Gov. Corbett

Working families urge Gov. Corbett to support a budget that funds education and social services

May 9, 2013

Working America Announces Plans to Expand into All 50 States in Five Years

At 10th anniversary celebration, AFL-CIO community affiliate to launch “50 in 5” and announce workplace organizing efforts

April 17, 2013

Minnesota Lawmaker Accepts “Working America Minimum Wage Challenge” for Five Days

As bill moves through legislature, daily challenges highlight life on minimum wage

April 5, 2013

North Carolina groups host screening of “Voices of the Unemployed” and discuss potential cuts to unemployed workers

In advance of Tuesday vote on proposal to cut safety net to jobless, Working America, NC Justice Center and NC AFL-CIO discuss implications

February 11, 2013