Partnership Blog & News

Heather Appel | July 17, 2018

For Immediate Release - July 17, 2018

On Prime Day, consumers are turning up the heat on Amazon and making it a day of action across the nation. The 30-hour online sale event is inspiring activists across the country to protest the mega retailer, which profits from hate groups that sell their merchandise on Amazon.com. The latest person to add his voice to the chorus of demands on the multi-billion dollar corporation is Rep. Keith Ellison. 

Heather Appel | June 20, 2018

On June 20, communities in 10 cities around the country will stake their claim on the future of their neighborhoods, resources and institutions. With the launch of the “We Make This City” campaign, Partnership for Working Families affiliate organizations will build a collective vision of cities that provide the foundation and infrastructure all people need to live full and healthy lives.

Darlene Lombos | June 13, 2018

On behalf of the Board of Directors of the Partnership for Working Families, I am thrilled to announce that Lauren Jacobs will assume the role of Executive Director on August 1st.

Lauren is a dedicated campaigner and seasoned executive with over two decades of experience building power with low wage workers and their communities – with both labor unions and community organizations.

Ben Beach | April 12, 2018

By Ben Beach and Miya Saika Chen, Next City

Heather Appel | April 10, 2018

April 9 - Activists from cities that have been placed on the “shortlist” for Amazon’s second headquarters will launch a series of actions this week, demanding that the company negotiate with communities that will be impacted by its effects on jobs, housing and public services. 

Heather Appel | April 9, 2018

We're excited to announce that Grassroots Collaborative, a powerhouse coalition based in Chicago, has affiliated with the Partnership for Working Families. 

Nikki Fortunato Bas | February 23, 2018
I’m thrilled to announce that the Warehouse Worker Resource Center (WWRC) is joining the Partnership for Working Families as our newest affiliate! 
 
Partnership for Working Families | February 15, 2018

With the flu ravaging the U.S. this year, it is more critical than ever that Pittsburgh can provide paid sick days to ill employees

Heather Appel | February 12, 2018

We’re not fooled by Trump’s so-called infrastructure plan. The infrastructure needs in this country are very real.

Anonymous (not verified) | January 18, 2018

In a mere four years, Uber, Lyft, and other transportation network companies (TNCs) have convinced lawmakers in more than 40 states to overrule and preempt local efforts to regulate the ride-hailing services, resulting in less protection for drivers, consumers, and communities, according to a new report from the National Employment Law Project and the Partnership for Working Families.

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