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The Great Recession is over and job growth is in record territory, but poverty and inequality persist
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CONTACT: Jacqueline Sullivan | IRLE Media Relations, (510) 604-2289 Berkeley – More than a decade after the start of the worst recession since the Great Depression, the U.S. economy continues to recover while the impacts from the historic downturn are still with us, according to a new research released today by the Center on

New UC Berkeley Policy Brief: Should New York Eliminate its Subminimum Wage for Tipped Workers?
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Contact: Jackie Sullivan, (510) 604-2289, IRLE Communications, UC Berkeley New York’s policy of paying tipped workers a subminimum wage is under scrutiny, with a series of hearings called by Governor Cuomo that begin Friday, April 20.  In a new policy brief, Sylvia Allegretto, an economist and co-chair of the Center on Wage and Employment Dynamics

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