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Incentives and Fair Compensation

By Bill Ragen, SEIU An incentive system similar to one at the top is at work at the street level of the biggest banks. In the tens of thousands of bank branches and call centers of our biggest banks, employees-including bank tellers earning an average

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Protecting Whistleblowers

Angela Canterbury Public Citizen We would have had more warning of the collapse of Wall Street and the subsequent economy crisis if there had been more protections and avenues for disclosure for employees willing to raise concerns.  Whistleblowers are critical to combating fraud, gross mismanagement,

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In the News: Banks Fall Short on Mortgage Help

Banks Fall Short on Mortgage Help Govt. Report Shows 15 Percent of Eligible Borrowers Offered Help; Bank of America, Wells Fargo Lag Behind Other Big Banks By MATTHEW JAFFE and ALICE GOMSTYNAugust 4, 2009 Fewer than one in five homeowners eligible for the Obama administration’s

The Philadelphia Inquirer: Taking down dirty lenders

The Philadelphia Inquirer ran this excellent opinion piece on August 3.  Here’s an excerpt: Credit card and mortgage consumers need help to level the playing field. By Adam Benforado The $3-trillion-a-year consumer financial-services industry wants you to play a game with them, one on one.

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June and July, 2009

NTIC Community Meetings with the Federal Reserve July 16 – August 22 July 14- Click Here to view the day’s Events in Support of a Consumer Financial Protection Agency June 24- 5:30 PM,  Taxpayer-Shareholder Protest Meeting at Bank of America HQ, San Francisco. We’ll rally at