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Partnership for Working Families | August 3, 2020

As the Trump Administration accelerates its oppressive campaign resembling martial law, Partnership affiliates are holding strong. We stand against this flagrant attempt to consolidate power, usurp local civil authority, bypass due process, and perpetrate militarized violence on our streets.

Heather Appel | July 7, 2020

A new report published by The Partnership for Working Families and the National Employment Law Project (NELP) called “Rigging the Gig” highlights the alarming potential impacts of Proposition 22. 

Partnership for Working Families | June 25, 2020

Oakland, CA - Today the California Attorney General’s office has taken a decisive step in its lawsuit to stop Uber and Lyft’s continued misclassification of drivers by filing a preliminary injunction against the companies that, if granted, would ensure that their workers would be able to access crucial workplace protections. 

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Jamila | May 28, 2020

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Heather Appel | March 17, 2020

As you begin applying for Unemployment Insurance (“UI”) amid COVID-19 concerns, you may have questions about the application process. Below is information that may be helpful to people employed in California.

Please note, the information below is not intended to provide, and does not constitute, legal advice. It is for general informational purposes only. If you have a specific question about your situation, please reach out to a non-profit legal service provider.

Here is a list of documents or information to have on hand before you apply for UI:

Heather Appel | February 10, 2020

In tackling major labor-law violations, primarily wage theft, California collected more than $88 million from lawbreaking corporations in 2019, thanks to workers using the Private Attorneys General Act (PAGA). 

According to new data compiled by UCLA Labor Center, The Center for Popular Democracy, and the Partnership for Working Families, PAGA claims involved serious wrongdoing by massive employers.

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Building a New Economy for All

The Partnership is leading a renewal of our economy in metropolitan regions across the country. We build diverse community and labor alliances to advance innovative programs that create quality jobs and strengthen healthy communities.

  • 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

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