Economic opportunity

This week the Supreme Court ruled that public employees do not have to pay fees to cover the costs of the unions that collectively bargain on their behalf. This week the Supreme Court ruled that public employees do not have to pay fees to cover the costs of the unions that collectively bargain on their behalf.

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This may come as a surprise to you, but I’m not a Millennial. I do know a few people, though, who fall into this huge group that is now coming of age. One question I often see in the media or hear in private discussion is, “why won’t these kids settle down and buy homes? Don’t they want to live the American Dream?”

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Nation’s Leading Union-Owned Bank Announces First Female Board Chair

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Keith Mestrich, President and CEO of Amalgamated Bank, released the following statement on Amalgamated’s joint letter urging Federal Housing Finance Agency Director Mel Watts to recapitalize Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac.

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In response to actions taken today by the Council of the District of Columbia, Keith Mestrich, President & CEO of Amalgamated Bank, issued the following statement:

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Amalgamated’s First-Time Homebuyer +Plus Mortgage Helps Reimburse Homebuyers if They Need to Sell at a Loss in the Future

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Amalgamated Bank, the leading national progressive bank, today strongly supported the raising of the minimum wage to $15 an hour in Washington, D.C.

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Nation’s Leading Progressive Bank Again Calls On Entire Banking Industry to Raise Minimum Wage to $15 Per Hour

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New Poll of Progressive Voters Finds: Bank Values Matter; Strong Support for Local Banks; Optimism About Economy; Deep Concern on Income Inequality

Progressives Dislike Big Banks and Wall Street as much as Congress

Progressives Prefer San Francisco, Jimmy Fallon & Ben & Jerry’s “AmeriCone”

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Bank Filed Legal Brief in January Supporting Mayor de Blasio’s Efforts to Protect New Yorkers