THR: The 10 Hottest Hollywood Charities of 2019

July 15, 2019

The Hollywood Reporter asked the town’s top event planners to recommend charities, factoring in keenness to attend events, level of talent involved and major donations. From climate change to gun violence, several charitable causes […]

Teen Vogue: How to Protect Yourself from Wage Theft

July 15, 2019

“Wage theft is a general term for paying workers less than what they’ve rightfully earned. Nobody knows exactly how much is stolen, but some experts estimate wage theft costs US workers $50 billion a year,” writes Lindsay Beyerstein in Teen Vogue. […]

AFL-CIO: Working Families Must Be Together and Free

July 14, 2019

As working families around the country prepare for likely immigration raids, we reaffirm this statement from the AFL-CIO Executive Council. “The escalating attack on immigrant and refugee families in our country is an affront to labor’s values […]

China is Stifling Its Own Movie Business

July 14, 2019

As trade tariffs and tweets by President Donald Trump hammer some of China’s biggest companies, the country’s movie business is taking a hit — from its own government. Tougher government censorship has blocked potential hits and compelled filmmakers to stick with safe formulas that aren’t […]

CBO Report, Polling Backs Minimum Wage Increase to $15

July 14, 2019

“As the House readies to vote on a proposal (H.R. 582, the Raise the Wage Act) to hike the federal minimum wage to $15 per hour, members should ponder two key questions,” writes Rachel Greszler in The Hill. “A new CBO report concludes that the […]

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