Results related to “Labor”
by Aura Bogado on May 14 2014, 3:18PM
Some of the children—who are mostly Latino U.S. citizens—are as young as seven years old.
by Julianne Hing on September 25 2013, 9:23AM
Low-wage workers are making sure the federal government doesn’t overlook the labor practices of its own contractors.
by Von Diaz on September 18 2013, 12:52PM
Tuesday’s ruling by the Obama administration affects nearly 2 million health care workers.
Saavedra Jantuah joined last week’s strike of New York City fast food workers, the latest in a string of efforts to organize the new service economy’s low-wage workers. She knows she now has a long road ahead.
by Rinku Sen on July 10 2012, 1:02PM
In a new report, Colorlines’ publisher asks: What could happen if the people who work to ensure good eating and those who fight for labor rights were to strategize together, and move projects that address both concerns?
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.
by Jorge Rivas on June 7 2012, 12:50PM
Hundreds of Foxconn employees living in company dormitories in Chengdu, China clashed with security staff Monday evening.
by Jorge Rivas on January 12 2012, 10:58AM
Workers at a car wash in Los Angeles will receive unpaid wages since 2006.
by Jorge Rivas on October 20 2011, 2:00PM
There’s often a heavy price to pay for your favorite gadgets. And that’s long before they hit store shelves.
by Sophia Cheng on September 1 2011, 9:30AM
The world’s largest consumer manufacturer has drawn global outrage for a string of worker suicides in its factories. But the problem is rooted in Western consumer markets, not Chinese sweatshops.
by Julianne Hing on June 16 2011, 10:42AM
Labor and immigrant rights groups are pushing back against a renewed push to expand use of the E-Verify workers’ database.
by Yvonne Yen Liu on May 27 2011, 9:09AM
Let’s hope so. Because workers of color have rarely been in more dire need of a true political voice.
by Michelle Chen on April 18 2011, 9:27AM
On the same day this month, the president backed a Colombia pact he campaigned against, and new memos revealed how complicit Chiquita has been in anti-union violence.
by Rinku Sen on March 25 2011, 10:11AM
The state’s GOP shows Wisconsin how to truly steal from workers and give to corporate power.
by Jamilah King on March 22 2011, 10:46AM
The Labor Secretary doesn’t shy away from calling out the anti-immigrant fervor of today’s anti-labor landscape.