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Knight: Business Chose Profit at the Expense of Workers, Society
Daily Review Atlas, December 10, 2014


Knight: Business Chose Profit at the Expense of Workers, Society
Pekin Daily Times, December 04, 2014


The US is Still the Only Developed Country that Doesn't Guarantee Paid Maternity Leave
The Guardian, December 03, 2014


Private Equity : The Institute for Policy Studies (IPS), the Center for Economic and Policy Research, Teaching for Change Bookstore, and Busboys & Poets
4-Traders, November 14, 2014


Practical Progress: Election Aftermath…Obama Supports An Open Internet…ALEC Exodus Continues…
Capital Soup, November 13, 2014


Getting Down to Business: News on Employers and Paid Leave
CLASP, November 07, 2014


Activist Investors on Quest to Find 'Magical' Properties
The Street, October 27, 2014


Opinion: New Jersey Needs Sick-Pay Legislation
The Record, October 15, 2014


The Rise of Finance Undermines Employment Growth
The Broker, October 14, 2014


Why Multinationals Aren't Adding U.S. Jobs
USA Today, September 28, 2014


Christie's Pension Overseer Invested New Jersey Money in Fund He is Linked to Privately
International Business Times, September 22, 2014


Christie's Pension Overseer Invested New Jersey Money in Fund He is Linked to Privately
Daily News Entertainment Network, September 22, 2014


The Real Olive Garden Scandal: Why Greedy Hedge Funders Suddenly Care So Much About Breadsticks
Salon, September 17, 2014


Paid Sick Days Could Boost Part-Time Workers
U.S. News & World Report, September 11, 2014


Interview with Eileen Appelbaum on Private Equity at Work
Disorderly Conduct with Alexis & Jesse, September 10, 2014


Debate Over Tax Inversions Expected to Heat Up
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, September 08, 2014


Economist Eileen Appelbaum Explains How Private Equity Firms Operate at Our Own Risk
This is Hell! (WNUR, 89.3FM. Chicago, IL), September 06, 2014


Eileen Appelbaum on the Dark Side of Private Equity Firms
The Pacifica Evening News, September 02, 2014


Is Burger King's Move to Canada a Raw Deal for U.S. Taxpayers?
Fortune, August 28, 2014


Exposing Secret Trade Deals & Private Equity Firms
The Zero Hour with RJ Eskow, August 16, 2014


Debt Ruling Shows a Callous Disregard to the Effects on Argentina
MercoPress, August 04, 2014


The Justice of Argentina's Default
The New York Times, August 01, 2014


Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee Hearing
Insurance News Net, July 31, 2014


We've Dawdled Enough About the Value of Paid Maternity Leave
The News Journal, July 19, 2014


Private Equity: A Fee too Far
Financial Times, July 13, 2014


Maria Shriver's -- and Bobby Shriver's -- Inconvenient Truth?
Huffington Post, July 09, 2014


Here’s Why We Shouldn’t Raise the Minimum Wage the Way We Do It
Take Part, July 03, 2014


Ikea to Raise Minimum Wage for some Workers
Philly.com, June 28, 2014


Ikea to Raise Minimum Wage for Some Workers
The Philadelphia Inquirer, June 27, 2014


Why Obama is Having So Much Trouble Helping America's New Moms and Dads
The Washington Post, June 23, 2014


Is Paid Family Leave Bad for Business?
CNN, June 18, 2014


Warren Buffett’s Warning to SF Ppotlights the Dangers of Wall Street’s “Alternative Investment” Schemes
Pando Daily, June 17, 2014


Private Equity Becoming a Public Problem
Rapid City Journal, June 13, 2014


Private Equity Is Becoming a Public Problem
Sun Journal, June 10, 2014


How the Private Equity Industry Is Looting the Middle Class
Alternet, June 09, 2014


Private Equity Is Becoming a Public Problem
Summit Daily, June 09, 2014


Private Equity Becoming a Public Problem
Nation of Change, June 06, 2014


Eileen Appelbaum, Private Equity at Work
KCPW, June 06, 2014


Private Equity Becoming a Public Problem
Fort Collins Coloradoan, June 06, 2014


Americans Pay the Price for Private Equity Firms’ Sins
In These Times, June 06, 2014


The Newest Threat to the Middle Class: Why Private Equity is Becoming a Public Problem
Salon, June 05, 2014


Interview with Eileen Appelbaum, Private Equity at Work
KCPW, 88.3 FM, Salt Lake City, Utah, June 04, 2014


How Milton Friedman Fomented the Barmy “Corporations Exist to Maximize Shareholder Value” Myth
Naked Captialism, May 05, 2014


Heard Off the Street: Private Equity Flaws in the Spotlight
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette , April 27, 2014


To Reduce Inequality, Start With Families
The New York Times, April 20, 2014


Here’s Why You Might Finally Get a Raise This Year
Time, April 18, 2014


The Business Case for Paid Leave and Paid Sick Days
Center for American Progress , April 17, 2014


Sick Leave Law Didn't Hurt Conn.'s Health
The Day, March 13, 2014


Report: CT Sick Leave Policy Has Had Little Impact on Businesses
The Connecticut Mirror, March 06, 2014


Killing Germs, Not Jobs
US News & World Report, March 06, 2014


America’s Long-Ignored Economic Fix: Paid Leave
Salon, January 23, 2014


The FAMILY Act: Facts and Frequently Asked Questions
Center for American Progress, December 12, 2013


A Rise in Globalization
Yahoo! Voices, December 09, 2013


California Business Group Uses “Job Killer” List to Help Wal-Mart
Salon, December 07, 2013


Proponents Argue for Mandatory Paid Sick Leave
Orlando Sentinel, November 19, 2013


Employer-Sponsored Benefits Study Task Force
The Florida Channel, November 19, 2013


Standing Up for the Rights of New Fathers
The New York Times, November 09, 2013


The Nomination of Janet Yellen
BBC World News Television, October 09, 2013


Daddy's Home!
The American Prospect, October 02, 2013


Voter Support for Work-Family Solutions Builds
Family Values at Work, August 22, 2013


The Growing Prevalence of Paid Sick Leave
Vision Monday, June 20, 2013


Paid Sick Leave, At Last?
The Indypendent, May 14, 2013


Cantor's Rebranding Effort Tested By House Republicans
Morning Edition (NPR), May 08, 2013


Now They Want to Take Away the 8-Hour Day and 40-Hour Week
Truthout, May 07, 2013


GOP Pushes Bogus Workplace Bill From 1996
Salon, May 06, 2013


Women’s Groups Divided on GOP Efforts, Flex-Time Bill
First Read (NBC News), May 04, 2013


When ‘Flex Time’ Means Ripping Off Workers
TIME, May 03, 2013


Despite Defeat in Philadelphia, Battle Over Paid Sick Leave Rages Nationwide
NBC 10 Philadelphia, April 05, 2013


Forty Years Behind on Sick-Leave Policy, But Catching Up
The American Prospect, March 18, 2013


Panera Bakers Battle For A Union In A Union-Free World
Huffington Post, February 16, 2013


Business Roundtable Fiscal Cliff Proposal Bargains For Concessions On Corporate Rates
Huffington Post, December 12, 2012


Hispanic Workers are Less Likely to Know About Leaves That Pay Laws, Despite Needing them the Most
Albany Times Union, November 30, 2012


A Faustian Bargain for State Pension Plans
Bloomberg Businessweek, November 29, 2012


Are US Corporations Exploiting Their Workers?
Inside Story Americas (Al Jazeera), November 21, 2012


Pension Fund Gains Mean Worker Pain as Aramark Cuts Pay
Bloomberg, November 20, 2012


Vulture Capitalism — Not Unions — Killed Twinkies
Salon, November 20, 2012


How Vulture Capitalists Killed the Twinkie
AlterNet, November 20, 2012


America's Economic Future is Ever More Female, but Politics Lags
The Guardian, November 06, 2012


Private Equity: How it Works, Who Gets Rich
Up Front (KPFA 94.1FM, Berkeley, CA), November 02, 2012


The Case Against the Looters of the American Economy, and a Mission for Occupy Wall Street
Truthout, October 23, 2012


Cinram Sale Complete; Olyphant Facility Expected to be Sold
The Times-Tribune, September 05, 2012


Hard Labor
Asbury Park Press, August 31, 2012


How To Succeed in Business Without Adding Value
In These Times, August 20, 2012


Banks Defy Headlines and Resist Regulation Moves
7.30-ABC, July 18, 2012


Expanded Family Leave Mandate Passes Assembly
Orange County Register, June 08, 2012


The Case For and Against Private Equity
Forum, KQED FM, May 29, 2012


Too Often, a New Baby Brings Big Debt
The Nation, May 15, 2012


Healthcare Jobs Fuel Revival in Pittsburgh
Los Angeles Times, May 13, 2012


A Warmer Welcome for Summer Interns
The Wall Street Journal, February 29, 2012


New Study Tallies Private Equity's Jobs Role
The Wall Street Journal, January 20, 2012


'Vulture Capitalism'? How Private Equity Firms Work
Talk of the Nation (NPR), January 19, 2012


The Role of Private Equity Firms in the U.S. Economy
The Diane Rehm Show (WAMU 88.5 FM), January 12, 2012


Austerity Not the Answer for Europe
Business News Network, November 28, 2011


Georgia Works Jobs Training Program: a Peach or the Pits?
PBS NewsHour, October 12, 2011


For Young Adults, a Job Famine
The Philadelphia Inquirer, September 25, 2011


Obama's Model Jobs Program Has its Critics
The Kansas City Star , September 09, 2011


Obama's Jobs Problem: Government To The Rescue?
NPR, August 18, 2011


Eileen Appelbaum Discusses Issues Affecting Working Women in America
C-SPAN Washington Journal, August 12, 2011


Economic Outlook: Half Full, Half Empty
Atlanta Journal-Constitution, August 09, 2011


'Job-Killers' That Aren't
The Los Angeles Times, May 19, 2011


Spotlight Webcast: Family Paid Leave
Spotlight on Poverty and Opportunity, April 27, 2011


America and the Question of Parental Leave
The Kojo Nnamdi Show (WAMU 88.5 FM), February 24, 2011


Report Decries Lack of Paid Parental Leave in US
The Associated Press, February 22, 2011


Interview with Eileen Appelbaum on the State of the Union
Access Unlimited (KPFK 90.7 FM), February 01, 2011


Study: Paid Family Leave Raises Satisfaction Without Killing Jobs in California
The Sacramento Bee, January 11, 2011


Weekly Unemployment Claims Down 21,000
The Philadelphia Inquirer, October 29, 2010