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Advocates Back Paid Sick Leave, But Opponents Won’t Cough It Up

If you’ve ever seen your waiter sneeze, you may have asked for a different server. If you’ve seen one sneeze repeatedly, you might wonder why he’s still at work, serving tainted food. See, most restaurant workers don’t get paid when

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Posted in A Fair Deal at Work, Column, Paid Sick Days

Keep the jet in the hangar: Study shows rich stay put in high-tax states

A recent study titled “The Impact of Taxes on Migration in New England” says that employment, family and education are the three primary reasons people (wealthy or not) move from one state to another. Taxes have little – if anything

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Posted in An Inclusive Economy

Economist Joseph Stiglitz: Job creation, not austerity, should be policy goal

In an NPR interview, Nobel Prize-winning economist Joseph Stiglitz explains why public investments in infrastructure, technology and education aren’t only good for job creation – they guarantee the “future potential output” of the economy. These types of investments pay huge

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Posted in An Inclusive Economy, Column
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