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July 8th, 2019

Today’s News & Commentary — July 8, 2019

Published July 8th, 2019 -

The US Women’s National Soccer Team (USWNT) won the World Cup 2-0 yesterday — the fourth time that the team has won the title.  At the stadium, the team’s supporters chanted “Equal Pay!” in support of the players’ efforts to secure pay parity with the US... More »

June 6th, 2017

Today’s News & Commentary — June 6, 2017

Published June 6th, 2017 -

Fewer American teenagers are looking for summer jobs, despite more employers looking to hire seasonal workers.  The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) projects this summer’s teen workforce participation rate to be around 40% as compared with 70% in the late 1980... More »

 

Equal Pay [for Teens] for Equal Work

Published May 15th, 2017 -

Tyeshawn Clark,[1] is a 17-year-old high school student who lives with his mom and 2-year-old brother in Dorchester, MA. Every day after school Tyeshawn works at the Transformative Culture Project, a job placement he found through the Boston Private Industry C... More »