Boston Mayor Pledges to Support Carmen’s Union vs. MBTA

October 21, 2016

“I want to make it perfectly clear today, as the mayor of the city of Boston … I stand with the workers on this side,” the former union chief told a crowd of orange-clad union workers. “I will stand with you until this issue is over.” […]

Trump Won’t Say if He’ll Accept Result of Election

October 20, 2016

In a remarkable statement that seemed to cast doubt on American democracy, Donald Trump said Wednesday that he might not accept the results of next month’s election if he felt it was rigged against him — a stand that Hillary Clinton blasted […]

Video Game Actors Strike Imminent as Talks Fail

October 20, 2016

Just hours away from Friday’s strike date, SAG-AFTRA has reportedly rejected a “final offer” from top video gaming companies on the union’s bid for fairer labor practices, accord- ing to the chief negotiator on behalf of the gaming giants. […]

EPI: What is the Gender Pay Gap and is It Real?

October 20, 2016

Working women are paid less than working men. A large body of research accounts for, diagnoses, and investigates this “gender pay gap.” But this literature often becomes unwieldy for lay readers, and because pay gaps are political […]

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