After many years of fighting we are so proud to announce that FRESC's wage theft legislation passed the senate today!
Blog & News
Towering new high rise planned for University Circle, WKYC-TV
4755 Fauntleroy alley vacation returns to council Transportation Committee tomorrow, West Seattle Blog
Timeline calls for Chattanooga's Harriet Tubman site demolition this summer, Times Free Press
GUEST COMMENTARY: A closer look at airport privatization agreement
I had to force myself to read the recently-signed Airport Development Agreement. All it takes is tiny type and legalistic language, and most of us will stop reading. It was passed by the Gary/Chicago International Airport Authority with only four votes, little discussion and no public review.
Who benefits from the Secret Safeway's community benefits agreement? Greater Greater Washington
Agreement would be a win-win for developer, locals, Grass Valley Union
Arena’s Meditation Room Raises Its Own Existential Questions, NY TImes
Atlanta’s income gap problem rooted in poverty, not in a lack of middle-class, Saporta Report
Hales encouraging Trader Joe’s project revival, DJC Oregon
Council agrees to abandon Downtown properties, set up new oversight committee for Falcons stadium, Fresh Loaf
Let Detroiters rebuild the city, The Detroit News
Why Erie projects need Community Benefit Policies, GoErie.com
Coatesville adopts development agreements, Coatesville, PA Daily Local News
Local Policies That Work for Workers, NY Times
This new year promises big change!
I am excited to announce that, after eight years of leading and directing the Partnership for Working Families, I will be passing the baton to a wonderful new director this summer. Following a thoughtful and deliberate transition planning process, our board – made up of the Executive Directors and select senior staff of our affiliates – has hired Nikki Fortunato Bas as the Partnership’s next Executive Director. Read more
The New Yorker writes about the environmental and social benefits of ALIGN and the Transform Don’t Trash New York Coalition’s plan to overhaul NYC trash pick up.
The top 37 metro areas in the country are poised to create new jobs, make bad jobs into good ones, and solve tough environmental problems by transforming the way they handle their trash and recycling.
Transforming Trash in Urban America, a new report from the Partnership for Working Families, shows that creating jobs and slowing climate change through a new approach to waste management is both possible and urgent for America’s largest cities.