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Why Did CNN's Dana Bash 'Cry Wolf' About Paid Family Leave? Is She Working for the Chamber of Commerce?

Peter Dreier | Posted 10.14.2016 | Politics
Peter Dreier

There's plenty of evidence that paid family leave is not a "job killer." Rather than simply repeat what Fiorina said, a responsible journalist who had done her fact-checking homework would have pointed out that Fiorina was lying -- or at least misinformed.

Americans Deserve a Big Raise -- Celebrating the 75th Anniversary of the Fair Labor Standards Act

Peter Dreier | Posted 08.25.2013 | Politics
Peter Dreier

Over the past 50 years, the productivity of America's workers has surged, but the minimum wage has fallen further and further behind. In fact, if the minimum wage had kept pace with increases in worker productivity since 1960, it would now stand at $21.72 per hour.