About 3 months ago

12/03/2019 - Activists Build A Grass-Roots Alliance Against Amazon

-The New York Times
The report, from the Economic Roundtable, a nonprofit research group that focuses on social and economic issues in Southern California, delves into the largely unexplored topic of what Amazon is costing the communities where it has warehouses.
 
– Axios
From Axios:  “Eighteen states rang in 2019 with minimum wage increases – some that will ultimately rise as high as $15 an hour – and so far, opponents’ dire predictions of job losses have not come true.”
– The Hill
Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) is calling for employers to give part-time workers more predictable schedules and benefits as part of the presidential candidate’s “Fair Workweek” plan released Tuesday.
 
– The Washington Post
Child care is more expensive than in-state tuition at public universities in about 30 states, according to the nonprofit Child Care Aware of America. Tuition and fees at state universities in Maryland averaged $9,900 for residents in 2018, but full-time infant care at a licensed center cost nearly twice as much.