Press Releases

06/19/2019

Washington, DC, June 19, 2019--A new compilation of court records finds that over the past decade employers have paid out $174 million to resolve class-action lawsuits alleging that they violated federal rules governing the use of background-check reports on job applicants. Companies providing those reports have paid out another $152 million when they have been sued directly.

04/03/2019

Washington, DC, April 3, 2019--A new compilation of court records finds that large corporations have paid out $6.2 billion in class-action lawsuits in which employees claimed that the companies acted improperly in the administration of their 401(k) or defined-benefit pension or retiree health plans.

02/19/2019

Washington, DC—Good Jobs First, the watchdog group on economic development incentives, today released a strategic proposal for ending the “economic war among the states.”

01/31/2019

Good Jobs First executive director Greg LeRoy made the following statement concerning the new admission by Foxconn Technology Group that it may never actually manufacture anything in Racine County, Wisconsin