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Communities and Experts Raise Alarm on Amazon’s Backroom Process, Demands for Tax Giveaways, and HQ2’s Impact on Rising Housing Costs and Infrastructure
“HQ2 and the accompanying tax breaks that cities are offering Amazon will raise housing prices, displace current area residents… and worsen income inequality across these metro areas.”
CPI Executive Director Kyra Greene Interviews Lauren JacobsPartnership for Working Families | October 16, 2018
"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."
Statement on Amazon's announcement to pay a $15 minimum wage to US workersHeather Appel | October 2, 2018
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.
Mapping State InterferenceBen Beach | April 12, 2018
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.
Welcome to our newest affiliateHeather 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 PlanHeather Appel | February 12, 2018
We’re not fooled by Trump’s so-called infrastructure plan. The infrastructure needs in this country are very real.