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D.C. Negotiates With Catholic Charities To Utilize Federal Funds for the Homeless

The District of Columbia [will begin distribution of $7.5 million in federal stimulus funds this week to provide housing to homeless and struggling low-income families](http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2009/11/30/AR2009113003743.html), according to [a U.S. Housing and Urban Development press release](http://www.hud.gov/local/dc/news/pr2009-07-10.cfm). The announcement comes as city officials [hope to strike a compromise with the Catholic Charities[Read More…]

by December 4, 2009 0 comments Uncategorized

Russell Athletics Rehires Workers

Russell Athletics, the sportswear company that drew protest at nearly 100 universities nationwide last spring for its alleged violations of workers’ rights, announced on Nov. 14 that it plans to rehire all 1,200 now-unionized workers that were laid off after it closed one of its Honduras factories in January 2009.[Read More…]

by November 24, 2009 0 comments Uncategorized