nc justice center
April 25, 2013 -
Vouchers, scholarship grants, and similar programs providing public support for private schools have become popular in recent decades -- but they've also become notorious for fraud and other serious problems.
September 25, 2012 -
A new report from the N.C. Justice Center and the UNC Immigration/Human Rights Policy Clinic features the stories of 10 workers in low-paying jobs who were denied earned wages.
September 20, 2012 -
Under the Affordable Care Act, racial and ethnic differentials in health insurance coverage are poised to shrink due to the extension of coverage to hundreds of thousands of individuals and families, particularly through the Medicaid expansion.
September 3, 2012 -
In brainstorming sessions held by labor advocates across the state, North Carolinians have come up with a list of recommendations for developing a future Workers' Bill of Rights.
August 15, 2012 -
Morally, leaving our poorest fellow citizens uninsured while we move forward with tax credits to help make coverage more affordable for middle-class families is unthinkable for most of us -- but expansion also makes sense financially.
January 17, 2012 -
The N.C. Attorney General says the utility giant's proposed 7.2% rate hike unfairly favors investors over ordinary consumers, while public-interest groups accuse the company of taking from the poor to give to Google and other corporate energy hogs.
January 12, 2012 -
A new report from the NC Justice Center documents the problem of wage theft in the state, and shows how it hurts more than just the targeted workers.