Bryce Covert, a con­tribut­ing op-ed writer at the New York Times, has writ­ten for The New Repub­lic, The Nation, the Wash­ing­ton Post, the New York Dai­ly News, New York Mag­a­zine and Slate, and has appeared on ABC, CBS, MSNBC and NPR. She won a 2016 Excep­tion­al Mer­it in Media Award from the Nation­al Women’s Polit­i­cal Caucus.
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Philadelphia Just Passed the Strongest Fair Scheduling Law in the Nation
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Why We Should Take Weight Discrimination Seriously As a Workers’ Rights Issue
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Why Labor Is Holding Its Applause for Michigan’s Latest “Workers’ Rights” Measures
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Southern Cities Are Passing Paid Sick Leave—But Republicans Won’t Let Them Have It
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A Nationwide Campaign to Take Back Cities From the Corporations That Rule Them
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Why 50,000 Las Vegas Workers Are on the Verge of Striking
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White Lawmakers Are Using Alabama’s Racist State Constitution To Keep Black Wages Down
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