– The New York Times
This New York Times piece explores what we’ve all known for a while; That policy-making momentum (paid leave, scheduling, and minimum wage) has moved from DC and state capitols to the local level. Municipalities across the country are the new battleground.
– Bloomberg News
Although it appears Walmart has increased wages due to a number of internal and external factors, a deeper look reveals the business decision behind the increase and why employees are not necessarily better off for it.
– The Washington Post
The Economic Policy Institue has released a new study documenting that African Americans made the most notable employment gains during 2015.
– The Wall Street Journal
The last third party candidate to win the presidency was Abraham Lincoln. A century and a half later, could this tumultuous election cycle open the door for a legitimate third party run? Micheal Bloomberg sees an opportunity.