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Black workers' crisis may linger after upturn
MSNBC, November 30, 2009

The House Wins
by Elise Gould and Ken Jacobs
Economic Policy Institute, November 13, 2009

On jobs impact, more untruthful than just making it up...
Health Access, November 11, 2009

Problems with the "free-rider" provision...
Health Access, October 21, 2009

Studies Show Furloughs Not Saving State
California Progress Report, October 17, 2009

The Cost of Furloughs Audio
Ken Jacobs on KQED Forum, October 16, 2009

Furloughs saving less than expected, study says
San Francisco Chronicle, October 16, 2009

UC Berkeley study: Furloughs aren't a magic bullet for California budget
San Francisco Business Times, October 15, 2009

Furlough days may not save that much money
ABC 7 KGO-TV, October 15, 2009

Whither healthcare reform? Policy experts at Berkeley offer insights and predictions on the debate
UC Berkeley News, September 21, 2009

Furloughs May Not Save As Much As States Hope
Webcast Audio
Ken Jacobs on NPR All Things Considered, September 10, 2009

California needs labor research and education
Op-Ed by Ken Jacobs and Kent Wong
San Jose Mercury News, September 6, 2009

Despite Early Fears, San Francisco's Health Care Plan Doesn't Hurt Small Business
New America Media, September 3, 2009

Health care reform: Shared risk, responsibility
Op-ed by Ken Jacobs and Jacob Hacker
San Francisco Chronicle, September 3, 2009

Are Worker Furloughs Doing the Job? Audio
Ken Jacobs on the California Report, September 2, 2009

Ken Jacobs on health care coverage Audio
Green 960 Labor Report, August 27, 2009

Rx for Gavin Newsom: Rave Reviews for San Francisco Health Plan Give Needed Boost to Dem Hopeful
Santa Barbara Independent, August 27, 2009

Small business owners fear new health care burden
Sacramento Bee, August 26, 2009

Opinion: Congress Should Pass Law Strengthening Unions
San Jose Mercury News, August 26, 2009

Predicting health reform's impact?
Health Access, August 21, 2009

A Public Option That Works
New York Times, August 21, 2009

Study finds S.F. health plan didn't hurt jobs
San Francisco Chronicle, August 21, 2009

Healthy San Francisco Mandate Did Not Lead to Job Losses, Study Says
California Healthline, August 21, 2009

Jenifer MacGillvary on Family-Friendly Workplaces and the Union Difference Audio
Green 960 Labor Report, August 17, 2009

The Union Difference
Work and Family Blog (Sloan Work and Family Research Network), July 29, 2009

How to Get to Work-Life Balance
DMI Blog, July 28, 2009

Taking the time to care
CT@Work/, July 23, 2009

Report Shows Unions Have Positive Impact on Family-Friendly Workplace Policies
Non-Custodial Parent Community, July 20, 2009

Berkeley Study: Research Shows Unions Have a Positive Impact on Family-Friendly Workplace Policies
American Chronicle, July 16, 2009

Claim: Family-Friendly Workplace Policies Traced to Unions
Central Valley Business Times, July 16, 2009

Why We Need the Employee Free Choice Act
Commentary by John Logan
Berkeley Daily Planet, July 2, 2009

Healthy San Francisco Has Increased Access, Reduced Utilization
Health Leaders Media, July 2, 2009

The Daily Dose - Policy Brief: How to Structure a "Play-or-Pay" Requirement on Employers: Lessons from California for National Health Reform
Office of the Majority Leader Steny Hoyer, June 25, 2009

EFCA Would Help Blacks Find Economic Recovery
by Steven Pitts, Special to Roll Call
Roll Call, April 21, 2009

Many employed Californians go without health insurance
Sacramento Bee, April 3, 2009

500,000 lost health insurance, report says
San Francisco Chronicle, April 2, 2009

Report: Uninsured to grow without reform
Memphis Business Journal, April 2, 2009

Berkeley Report: CA Health Care in Crisis
KCBS, April 2, 2009

No Recovery in Sight -- Unless We Pass Health Reform
Huffington Post, April 1, 2009


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