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05/01/2018 - How Does A Tight Labor Market Drive Up Prices You Pay? Just Visit Your Local Hair Salon

How Does A Tight Labor Market Drive Up Prices You Pay? Just Visit Your Local Hair Salon

– The Wall Street Journal

Many economists expect low unemployment to translate into a pickup in wages.

Democrats Aren’t Pushing This Popular Policy That Would Raise Wages

– Vice

Governors in other states could follow the NY Governor’s lead and convene wage boards to raise the minimum wage, but they haven’t… yet.

Workers Of Silicon Valley, It’s Time To Organize

– The New York Times

For maximum impact, tech workers will need to scrutinize not just their employers’ government ties, but their products, business models, and basic standards. And they’ll need to do it in public.

Can The Alt-Labor Movement Improve Conditions For American Workers?

– Pacific Standard

The Fight for $15 movement isn’t a traditional union. Instead, it’s the most visible example of an “alt-labor” group, a broad label that applies to a host of organizations that aren’t traditional unions but that nonetheless aim to improve workers’ lives. As membership in traditional unions has fallen, these groups have grown dramatically in both number and influence, seeking to fill in the gaps left.