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A Bill of Rights for North Carolina workers

Workers are the driving force behind economic growth, so what’s good for North Carolina’s workers is also good for North Carolina’s businesses. Recently, attorneys and advocates of the North Carolina Justice Center’s Workers’ Rights Project asked workers across ...
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Two new reports highlight the status of NC women and girls

On the heels of International Women’s Day – which was celebrated last Friday, March 8th to honor and celebrate the economic, political, and social achievements of women – two new reports highlight the status of women and girls ...
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Medicaid expansion: A win-win for low-paid workers, public health

February 13 was a doubly significant day for North Carolina’s restaurant workers. Not only did it mark a national day of action for wage fairness, but it was also a day in which the General Assembly advanced a ...
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Rebuilding North Carolina’s middle class

Building a strong middle class requires creating jobs that provide family-sustaining wages and offer tools to plan for the future and the unexpected, like retirement and health-care emergencies. And North Carolina needs jobs. Our state ranked 6th in ...
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Cancer survivor’s firing highlights need for better workplace policies

No one of should have to choose between health and a paycheck. Donna Sotomayor didn’t even have that choice. After being diagnosed with Stage 3 breast cancer two years ago, Donna took leave from her job to undergo ...
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