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Do you have enough money for a down payment? Can you afford the monthly mortgage payments? How much are your debts? What is your credit score? And can you fix your own leaks?
By Tatyana Bellamy – Walker, Special to Workers World Today
For Caribbean-immigrant households, buying their first home can be the pathway to stability.
Through unions, workers have the opportunity to receive health insurance, job security, paid vacation, sick time and legal services/advice. Without the aid of unions, employees are sometimes subjugated to abusive work tactics.
By Tatyana Bellamy Walker, Special to Workers World Today
When hyperlocal new sites DNAinfo.com and the Gothamist joined the Writers Guild of America, East, …
NYS Senator Jesse Hamilton: “We have dedicated lawyers, counselors, case workers, and community advocates working to uphold tenants’ rights and keep our communities whole...”
Brooklyn, NY – Senator Hamilton announced today $190,000 in funding for tenants’ rights and tenant advocacy groups secured in the New York State budget. …
Whatever the reason, American jobs are more stable than they have been in a generation, and workers know it.
By By Dan Kopf,
American workers know the truth. Their jobs aren’t going anywhere.
The typical narrative about the US labor market is
Eskom has seven days to respond to the unions’ demands, National Union of Mineworkers spokesman Livhuwani Mammburu said by phone.
By Odwa Mjoand & Robert Bran,
South Africa’s state-owned power utility Eskom Holdings SOC Ltd. said it will start rolling blackouts for the …
By Mari Yamaguchi, AP
Japan’s Cabinet on Friday adopted an economic plan that would allow more foreign workers as the rapidly aging country seeks …
A UK court case could deliver improved employment rights for gig economy workers.
By Richard Trenhom,
Are Deliveroo riders employed by Deliveroo, or are they self-employed? It’s a question that plagues all gig economy companies, and …
Gary Smith is entitled to basic workers' rights, the UK Supreme Court ruled. The Supreme Court ruling means that an employment tribunal can now proceed to examine Mr Smith's action against Pimlico Plumbers as a worker, including a claim that he was unfairly dismissed.
A plumber has won a legal battle for working rights in a Supreme Court ruling expected to have huge ramifications for freelance …
National Low Income Housing Coalition released a new study titled “Out of Reach 2018.” It covers research on the affordability of housing among minimum-wage workers.
Douglas A. McIntyre
Add housing to the list of things low-paid workers cannot afford. While there has been a great deal of research …
He uses particularly derogatory language to describe Chinese people, calling them "spiritless" and "obtuse."
By Jessica Spitz, NBC News
A journal kept by Albert Einstein throughout his travels in the Far East, recently published by Princeton University Press, …