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Format: 12-04-2016
Format: 12-04-2016
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 |
Good afternoon. My name is Catherine Ruetschlin and I am a Senior Policy Analyst at Demos, a public policy organization working to ensure that all Americans have an equal say in our democracy and an...
June 18, 2015 | Testimony |
This paper examines the differences in retail workers’ occupations, earnings, and schedules to reveal how employment in the retail industry fails to meet the needs of the Black and Latino workforce...
June 2, 2015 | Report |
Dedrick Asante-Muhammad, NAACP
Demos is a national, non-partisan, non-profit public policy organization working for an America where we all have an equal say in our democracy and an equal chance in our economy. Demos’...
December 8, 2014 | Testimony |
I.  Introduction America’s economy has been an awesome engine of wealth creation over the past two generations, but the new prosperity has disproportionately gone to the wealthiest. Between 1979...
September 17, 2014 | Testimony |
From: Demos To: Mayor Bill de Blasio; City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito; and interested parties Regarding: Unjustified exemptions that weaken and Aundermine...
September 17, 2014 | Advocacy Letter |
Demos
Discrimination has no place in New York. At our best, we’re a city where people of all races, ethnicities, creeds, and backgrounds have an opportunity to work hard and make their mark. But...
September 10, 2014 | Policy Brief |