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Format: 09-23-2017
Format: 09-23-2017
Dear Senator, We the undersigned organizations write in strong support of The Equal Employment for All Act (S.1819), introduced by Senator Elizabeth Warren. The bill would eliminate an unfair and...
September 19, 2017 | Advocacy Letter |
Demos
Dear Members of Congress, Demos, a national non-partisan public policy organization working for an America where we all have an equal say in our democracy and an equal chance in our economy,...
June 22, 2017 | Advocacy Letter |
Vijay Das
Connie Razza
Retailers put a great deal of resources into dealing with theft. They install security cameras, affix anti-theft tags to merchandise, and hire guards to protect stores. Signs warn that shoplifters...
June 12, 2017 | Policy Brief |
Americans are working longer and harder than ever, yet in recent years the gains from economic growth have gone disproportionately to the very highest income earners.1 Working people are left out in...
January 11, 2017 | Report |
Amy Traub
Dear Members of the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions: Dēmos strongly opposes the appointment of Andrew Puzder as Secretary of Labor and urges the members of the Senate...
January 11, 2017 | Advocacy Letter |
Tamara Draut
As the United States rapidly becomes both a more diverse and unequal nation, policymakers face the urgent challenge of confronting growing wealth gaps by race and ethnicity. To create a more...
June 21, 2016 | Report |
Executive Summary Over the last ten years, a growing number of cities and states passed laws limiting the use of credit checks in hiring, promotion, and firing. Lawmakers are motivated by a number of...
February 25, 2016 | Explainer |
Key Facts Nearly 9 out of 10 working people—6.4 million individuals—do not have access to paid family leave through their employers in New York State.  While tech companies such as Facebook...
February 2, 2016 | Policy Brief |
Key Findings Walmart’s forthcoming wage hike to $10 for its lowest paid workers is a step forward, but still does not provide enough income to support the basic needs of a single adult working...
September 16, 2015 | Explainer |
Thank you Chairman Wolf, Chairman Scibak, and Honorable Members of the Committee for this opportunity to present testimony. My name is Amy Traub and I am a senior policy analyst with Dēmos. Dēmos is...
July 22, 2015 | Testimony |