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Jul 15, 2015
A new report, available here, compiled from over 500 surveys collected in north Minneapolis by Neighborhoods Organizing for Change, highlights the crisis facing Minneapolis hourly workers. The report shows that many hourly workers, especially workers of color, have unpredictable schedules that vary from week to week, leaving them struggling to plan their...
Jul 13, 2015
Jessica Allen is one of over 500 workers who took our survey about scheduling practices, sick time, and other working conditions on the job. Here's why she's marching with us on Wednesday: When I got my job as an assistant manager at Villa Sneakers, I told them my eight-year-old daughter had...
Jun 05, 2015
Today, after months of organizing and community pressure, the Minneapolis City Council voted 12-1 to repeal laws against lurking and spitting. These laws, disproportionately enforced against people of color, had been criticized as "Minneapolis Black Codes." The repeal comes on the heels of a new ACLU report showing that in Minneapolis, black...
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