This week, workers gathered on the steps of New York’s City Hall, singing carols to raise awareness about the problem of employment credit checks. From positions as dog walkers to jobs doing maintenance work, retail sales, tech support and financial posts, a wide range of jobs in the five boroughs...
The steps of New York’s City Hall were crowded this morning. New Yorkers shut out of a job by employment credit checks spoke out and told their stories, expressing hope that New York City would build on its recent success banning discrimination against the unemployed in hiring to also put an...
New York State has a chance to move from the back of the class on campaign finance regulation to star pupil status by enacting a small donor match public funding system. State leaders discussed the value of such a system, and the differences it could make in the lives of New Yorkers, at a forum...
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