Jessica Goodheart: Research that shows early childhood education can profoundly impact the future success of children. But early childhood educators are still chronically underpaid.
Jessica Goodheart: A Dodd-Frank rule requires Silicon Valley tech companies and others to reveal whether minerals in their supply chains fund conflicts in Central Africa. Why do some progressives oppose this requirement?
Jessical GoodHeart: According to Economic Policy Institute research, more than 67% of California’s non-union, private-sector workplaces are governed by mandatory arbitration agreements, compared to a national average of 54%.
24 Hour Fitness’ policies have brought the fitness chain in the crosshairs of the National Labor Relations Board, which has said the company’s employee arbitration agreements violate federal labor law.
Jessica Goodheart: While the eyes of most journalists and citizens have been fixed on Washington and Donald Trump, a Duke University professor warns, Charles Koch-funded groups and politicians are quietly lining up the state authorizations needed for a new constitutional convention.
Jessica Goodheart: The protections of a decades-old plant-closing law were small comfort to employees across the country who learned about the closure of 63 stores by email or locked doors.
Jessica Goodheart: 68 faculty members signed an October 28 letter that questioned the university’s handling of Fenwick’s complaint against Guerrero.
Jessica Goodheart: In order to address our environmental challenges, the ocean liner otherwise known as DWP must make a rapid turn away from imported water and fossil fuels toward a more local water infrastructure and clean energy resources.
Jessica Goodheart: DWP has about half a million customers who are eligible for its low income programs. Yet 40% of eligible customers aren’t enrolled and the program’s monthly subsidy has not been increased in years. Los Angeles DWP
Jessica Goodheart: There is still a more difficult conversation to be had about race and the unfinished business of the civil rights movement that will not likely make it into the sound bites.