“Texas is getting up there, but state interference is increasingly a national phenomenon,” said Ben Beach, legal director for the Partnership for Working Families. “Governor Abbott has shown, I think, a willingness to pursue some of the more extreme versions. … But unfortunately, even if he succeeded, Texas would not be alone in adopting those more extreme measures.” Read more.
Miya Chen, a staff lawyer at the Partnership for Working Families Community Benefits Law Center, a network of advocacy groups that assists communities in negotiating agreements with city governments and developers, called the Yankees C.B.A.
Local construction workers and labor advocates were at the Charlotte City Council Monday night seeking better working conditions.
The Partnership for Working Families condemns the acts of racism and terrorism that took place in Charlottesville, VA.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 12, 2017
The following is a statement from Partnership for Working Families Executive Director Nikki Fortunato Bas on the Congressional Progressive Caucus’ release of their 21st Century New Deal for Jobs:
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Building a New Economy for All
- Building a powerful network of urban affiliates
- Forming strong alliances with organizations and advocates
- Winning campaigns to bring good, safe jobs to low income communities & communities of color
Resulting in green cities, and healthier living for working families