Issues / Labor
AFL-CIO president speaks on why the labor movement must encompass black women workers at all levels of organizing
We have taxes on the labor we do and another set of taxes on wealth.
In the United States, top corporate execs sometimes make more in an hour than their workers can make in a year. At Mondragon, one of Spain’s largest companies, no execs can make more in an hour than their workers make in a day.
The potential for black workers to rejuvenate the U.S. labor movement and transform it into the ultimate working class and civil rights vehicle is enormous.
The Black Worker Initiative, along with the Institute for Research in African-American Studies at Columbia University, the Discount Foundation, and Neighborhood Funders Group, hosted the State of Black Workers in America conference at Columbia University.
A new report detailing a survey of black women provides important insights that could help improve conditions for all workers. But will the labor movement listen?
From Ferguson to Baltimore, we’re seeing racial injustices reaching crisis level. Black people are struggling, and economic inequality is at the root of much of the discontent.
The Fight for $15 campaign has grown into a broad-based social movement.
A new report reveals just how much the restaurant industry’s current low-wage model costs ordinary taxpayers.
Tiffany Williams, who has led IPS’ work on labor and human trafficking for more than a decade, reflects on a recent trip to India.