Issues / Labor
In the wake of Walmart’s decision to raise workers’ wages, Dollar General announced it will offer better schedules.
We’re unfairly rewarding the people whose work we couldn’t do without, such as taking care of the elderly.
Walmart raised wages after being pressured by its own employees, but it still outpaces the pack when it comes to overpaid execs. - See more at: http://inequality.org/walmart-needs-maximum-wage/#sthash.45cZkNDm.dpuf
Researchers at the International Monetary Fund are detailing just how much societies suffer — and top execs grab — when trade unions have no strong presence.
Port truck drivers are denied the very same employment rights that workers in the first Gilded Age fought so hard to achieve.
A new law in San Francisco to curb erratic scheduling practices could be the first of many.
Together and individually, Kailash Satyarthi and Senator Tom Harkin — from opposite ends of the earth — have helped immeasurably to combat the worst forms of child labor.
Leading expert on racial equity in the U.S. and international labor movement will launch a new Black Worker Initiative
For women who make their living off tips, sexual harassment is a constant workplace peril.
Despite years of pressure on Hershey’s, Nestlé, and other chocolate heavyweights, thousands of kids under 14 are still doing the tough work of harvesting cocoa beans.