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New York Workers Are Waiting on $79 Million in Back Wages

Marcus Baram, Documented, with data analysis by Agnel Philip, ProPublica, and Lam Thuy Vo, special to ProPublica ProPublica
CARTOON - END WAGE THEFT NOW The New York State Department of Labor still needs to recover 63% of stolen wages during a five-year period analyzed by ProPublica and Documented. The problem? An understaffed agency with poor tools for recovering wages and enforcing judgments.


AI Is a Lot of Work: Inside the AI Factory

Josh Dzleza The Verge
A drawing of a few floors of a factory with robots and humans. The AI boom began with an unprecedented feat of tedious, repetitive, precarious labor. As the technology becomes ubiquitous, a vast tasker underclass is emerging — and not going anywhere.

Dodger Stadium Concession Workers Threaten an All-Star Strike

Peter Dreier and Kelly Candaele Capital & Main
When it comes to wages, baseball’s billionaires give stadium workers peanuts. Yet since 2011, the teams’ average value has tripled — from $523 million ($680 million in today’s dollars) to $2.1 billion.

We Demand Bold Action for All Working People

The Movement for Black Lives M4bl The Movement for Black Lives M4bl
The capitalist system doesn’t just drive wealth inequality—it is designed to exploit and undermine the working class and to protect the power and economic interests of the wealthy.
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