“How are you going to pay for it?,” a standard retort to Medicare for All, seems to have melted away. Today, how can we not pay for it?
Farmworkers may be considered “essential,” but the undocumented workers who pick the nation’s food are excluded from the CARES Act.
An eviction ban failed by a single vote when two council members recused themselves because of what they said were conflicts of interest.
Even as Californians are ordered to shelter in place, renters face the prospect of homelessness.
The economist says Republicans must stop pushing for a corporate slush fund in order to pass the emergency stimulus bill.
Los Angeles’ cleanup of a homeless encampment is met by protests from homeless residents and activists.
Since the law’s passage, the federal government has seen the largest year-over-year drop in corporate tax revenue outside of a recession.
Pull back the curtain on the Trump economy and you’ll find a nation where income inequality is rising to become the new normal.
Disneyland is facing a class-action lawsuit from workers who claim the Anaheim resort is dodging a new minimum wage law.
Critics claim the city is not adequately enforcing a new home-sharing ordinance.
Rent-controlled properties remain on home-sharing platforms like Airbnb in violation of a new ordinance.
An Economic Policy Institute study concluded that rideshare drivers nationwide take home an average of $9.21 an hour after expenses.
What does a Pittsburgh race for district attorney have to do with the 2020 presidential election?
Among Future of Work Commission members, there has been more talk about the impact of the gig economy than the implications of artificial intelligence.
As the full scope of AB 5’s passage grows clearer, independent contractors in a few fields fear the new law could hurt them.
As the number of H-2A guest workers mushrooms, California labor contractors and growers are packing farmworkers into motels and houses in working class neighborhoods.
Long a community with little clout, the state’s renters won a victory with national implications.
Former jail and prison inmates say they have been charged excessive amounts for the cost of probation, which they can never repay.
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If AB 5 becomes law it could open the floodgates to similar legislation in other states. Uber and other companies may then find themselves on the defensive.