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Heather Appel | July 25, 2018

In response to the Eleventh Circuit’s decision to allow plaintiffs to proceed in the lawsuit challenging the State of Alabama’s actions to nullify a City of Birmingham minimum wage ordinance as intentional racial discrimination, the Partnership for WoIn response to the Eleventh Circuit’s decision to allow plaintiffs to proceed in the

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.

Mapping State Interference

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. 

Welcome to our newest affiliate

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. 

Statement on Trump's Infrastructure Plan

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.

Preemption Tactic Comes Straight Out of Big Tobacco and Gun Lobby Playbook

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.

Renaissance Technologies, BlackRock, and JPMorgan Chase invested in company building border wall prototype

Heather Appel | November 16, 2017

NEW YORK — A new report released today by the Center for Popular Democracy, Make the Road New York, New York Communities for Change, and the Partnership for Working Families shows that major Wall Street companies stand to benefit financially from President Trump’s proposed wall along the U.S.-Mexico border.

As CEO Jeff Bezos sets terms of HQ2 without input of cities expected to house, build & fund the expansion, an open letter reveals nationwide opposition

Heather Appel | October 17, 2017

As Amazon sparks intense competition between cities for the tech giant’s second headquarters (HQ2), civic groups from around the country are calling for further scrutiny over Amazon’s laundry list of demands

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