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January 19, 2016

The Working People Weekly List

Every week, we'll be bringing you a roundup of the important news and commentary about issues and events important to working families. Here's this week's Working People Weekly List.
January 19, 2016

Highlights of the Martin Luther King Jr. Civil and Human Rights Conference

This past weekend, more than 1,000 participants attended the 2016 AFL-CIO Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Civil and Human Rights Conference, the largest edition of the conference yet. This year's theme was Change the Rules, Be the Power, and here are some s...
January 20, 2016

Talk About Your Salary in the Fight for Pay Equality

Something we can do right now to combat pay inequality in the workplace is talk with our co-workers about our salaries. While Congress works to pass the Paycheck Fairness Act to address the multiple barriers to pay equality, knowing our rights could he...
January 20, 2016

Paid Leave Momentum Continues to Grow: Winners and Losers of the Week

Each week, we take a look at the biggest friends and foes of labor. We celebrate the workers who are winning big and small battles, and we shame the companies or people who are trying to deny working people their rights.