Posts by Amy Traub

The Trump administration is getting ready to give working Americans a big pay cut.
August 7, 2017 | Amy Traub
In almost every Nissan auto plant across the world, workers are represented by a union. One exception is the facility in Canton, Mississippi, where Nissan management is bitterly opposing efforts by...
July 27, 2017 | Amy Traub
This week, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) turns 6 years old. In an op-ed on Univision.com, my colleague Vijay Das and I consider the vital ways the agency stands up for the interests...
July 21, 2017 | Amy Traub
In an otherwise bleak landscape for progressive policy, the Fight for $15 has been one of a very few rays of light. Since the day in 2012 when 200 fast food workers in New York City walked out on...
June 29, 2017 | Amy Traub
According to reports, Ivanka Trump is passionate about paid parental leave.
June 28, 2017 | Amy Traub
If you want to make crime pay—and get a lighter penalty if you’re caught—you’re better off cheating your employees out of their fair wages than trying to nick the latest video game console or pair of...
June 13, 2017 | Amy Traub
Today the U.S. House of Representatives voted to gut financial reform.
June 9, 2017 | Amy Traub
The nation is experiencing a crisis of care. Across the country, parents are trapped in an economic bind without paid leave or affordable child care, even as older Americans and people with...
June 2, 2017 | Amy Traub