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.”