Publications

Researching and producing publications that support our mission and our Partner groups' campaigns is a major component of the Partnership for Working Families' work. Below you will find links to full-text versions of all of our publications, as well as those of our Partner organizations.

Author: The Partnership for Working Families

Date: June 2017

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Partnership for Working Families & the Southern Poverty Law Center jointly filed the amicus brief below, calling for the appeal of Alabama's action to block local minimum wage increases. 

Author: The Partnership for Working Families

Date: May 2017

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Build a Better South is a first-of-its-kind study looking at labor conditions in the construction industry across six key Southern cities. It was conducted by Partnership for Working Families, Workers Defense Project and Professor Nik Theodore of the University of Illinois at Chicago.

Author: Align

Date: September 2016

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Restart Solar, a new report by the Climate Works for All Coalition recommends a new City solar program that:

Author: The Partnership for Working Families

Date: August 2016

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Mientras tenemos muchas razones porque sentirnos orgullosos de Houston, vivimos en una de las ciudades con más desigualidad en el país. Enfrentamos desigualdad extrema y falta de oportunidades. El dejar atrás a muchos residentes se pone el futuro de la economía de tod@s en riesgo. 

Entonces ¿Qué está contribuyendo a los salarios de pobreza y a la desigualdad en nuestra comunidad?

Author: The Partnership for Working Families

Date: August 2016

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This publication is part of a toolkit series created by the Clean Power for All Collaborative convened by Green for All. The Clean Power for All Collaborative that includes People’s Action Institute, Center for Community Change, Clean Energy Works, Green For All, National Housing Trust, Natural Resources Defense Council, NextGen Climate America, Sierra Club, State Innovation Exchange, Union of Concerned Scientists and U.S.

Author: The Partnership for Working Families

Date: June 2016

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Uber's rapid expansion to more than 170 cities and markets over the last three years has generated much public discussion on the company's impact on employment standards, transit access and public safety. Yet these discussions often do not include the input of key industry experts: drivers. To learn more about Uber drivers’ experience and to inform how policymakers should shape the future of on-demand ride services, Coworker.org and Partnership for Working Families conducted a national online survey of more than 300 self-identified Uber drivers.

Author: The Partnership for Working Families

Date: May 2016

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Author: The Partnership for Working Families

Date: January 2016

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More than a decade of work in the community benefits movement has yielded a number of important lessons about common challenges facing CBA coalitions and how they may be avoided. Absent strong, authentic, and diverse community representation and commitment to negotiating legally enforceable agreements that meet community needs, the community may not realize the full potential of the approach.  

Author: The Partnership for Working Families

Date: 3/10/2016

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Policymakers have long understood the job creation opportunities that public infrastructure projects provide. To enhance these jobs’ economic and social impact and lift families out of poverty, many cities and states have incorporated job quality and equity policies into public infrastructure projects. Such policies ensure that these projects don’t simply create jobs, but instead provide good jobs in the local communities that need them.

Author: The Partnership for Working Families

Date: 2.16.2016

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Dallas’ regional economy is robust and growing, yet there is cause for concern. Our regional economy is facing a crisis of economic inequality, which corresponds with racial inequality. On the one hand Dallas’ economy is surging, but on the other many working people struggle to get by.

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