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AFL-CIO Praises Obama's Perez Pick

AFL-CIO Praises Obama’s Perez Pick

by Jorge Rivas on March 18 2013, 2:10PM

President Obama announced Monday that he would nominate Thomas E. Perez, who heads the Civil Rights Division at the Justice Department, to be the next secretary of labor.

Topics: Economy, /NOW

Walmart Admits Goods Were Made at Bangladesh Factory Before Fire

Walmart Admits Goods Were Made at Bangladesh Factory Before Fire

by Jorge Rivas on November 27 2012, 3:22PM

Walmart has admitted some of its products were made at the Bangladesh garment factory where a weekend fire killed at least 112 people.

Topics: Global Affairs, /NOW

Forever 21 Withholds Labor Records After Feds Ask About Sweatshops

Forever 21 Withholds Labor Records After Feds Ask About Sweatshops

by Jorge Rivas on October 26 2012, 2:24PM

The Department of Labor is going after Forever21 because the company refuses to open up its labor records.

Topics: Economy, /NOW

A Chicago Teacher Explains: Why I'm Striking

A Chicago Teacher Explains: Why I’m Striking

by Julianne Hing on September 10 2012, 11:43AM

Chicago schoolteacher Xian Barrett says classroom conditions are unfair to teachers—and students.

Topics: /NOW, Schools & Youth

Amazon.com on Pace to be Bigger Than Walmart by Decade's End

Amazon.com on Pace to be Bigger Than Walmart by Decade’s End

by Jorge Rivas on June 19 2012, 1:08PM

Amazon.com is already the world’s largest online retailer and if they continue growing at the current pace they’ll be bigger than Walmart by the end of the decade.

Topics: Economy, /NOW

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