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Washington, DC—A new report from Good Jobs First finds that public schools across the country lost at least $1.8 billion last year as a result of economic development tax incentives granted to corporations. The study analyzes the financial reports of 5,600 of the nation’s 13,500 independent public school districts.


Washington, DC—Good Jobs First executive director Greg LeRoy made the following statement concerning today’s groundbreaking ceremony in Racine County, Wisconsin for the Foxconn Technology Group’s liquid crystal display factory.


A new Good Jobs First report finds that many large corporations operating in the United States have boosted their profits by forcing employees to work off the clock, cheating them out of required overtime pay and engaging in similar practices that together are known as wage theft