About the Partnership for Working Families
The Partnership for Working Families
With this year’s legislative session coming to a close, the Partnership has updated our State Interference Map, which tracks state laws and court decisions that block efforts to create local policies protecting the rights and well-being of poor people, people of color, women, LGBTQ individuals, and immigrants.
Yesterday, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court ruled that Pittsburgh can require private employers to provide paid sick leave. The ruling turns back an industry challenge to Pittsburgh’s landmark law that provides paid sick leave to an estimated 50,000 low wage workers.
The Partnership for Working Families, a national network 19 local community-based grassroots organizations, is strongly opposed to Department of Homeland Security’s proposed change to the "public charge” rule.
"Moving towards transformative change is about not just reducing harm in the present moment, but also building the structures and institutions that enable us to win and do more in the future."
The workers who build empires like Amazon deserve a fair return on their work. Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos is the richest man in the history of the world and warehouse workers have helped him amass his $164 billion fortune.
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
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.
By Ben Beach and Miya Saika Chen, Next City
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.
Partnership for Working Families is pleased to announce that it has been selected by the American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS) as a host organization for the Mellon/ACLS Public Fellows program. The Public Fellows program promotes the visibility and value of the humanities PhD beyond the academy by offering opportunities for PhDs to take on substantive roles in the fields of policy, community development, arts and culture, media, and international affairs.