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Posts from June 2015

Protect undocumented workers who fight abusive employers

US has created a second-class workforce with no legal recourse against exploitation and wage theft

A New York Times exposé last month revealed that nail salon workers, many of them undocumented immigrants, are paid below minimum wage, deprived of back pay and exposed to dangerous chemicals that pose serious health hazards. New York is now taking action against nail salons that exploit… More

Accountable Care Organizations Taking Hold And Improving Health Care In California

By Richard Scheffler and Stephen Shortell

There is new evidence that California’s Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs) are growing in size and number, serving more patients, and improving quality of care. Some of the key findings from an analysis done by the Berkeley Healthcare Forum group in the School of Public Health at the University of Califor… More