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Wage theft a growing problem for low-wage workers in the U.S., Florida

By | 04.19.12 | 9:21 am

Wage theft, the practice of stiffing workers out of money they are owed, has emerged as a major economic justice issue in the U.S. over the last decade, to the point where over 60 percent “of low-wage workers experience wage theft each week,” according to a report released Wednesday.

Immigrants and activists kneel during a Florida Senate budget committee hearing (Pic by Travis Pillow)

Latino voter growth a factor in progressive voter reform efforts

By | 04.28.11 | 11:30 am

The growing participation of Latino voters shows a heightened responsibility and a need to continue voter reform efforts to further boost Latino voter participation. That’s the message the Progressive States Network is taking from new Pew Hispanic Center data.

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