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Few new mothers get paid maternity leave. Those who take unpaid leave often go deep into debt to make ends meet.
Who are precarious workers, and what unites them?
Lessons from over eight decades of labor activism.
The general strike was once a powerful tactic for labor. Can it be revived?
Plug into the spirit Occupy on May Day and throughout the spring.
Outside the US, May 1 is international workers’ day. Unions, immigrant activists and Occupiers are now resurrecting May Day for Americans.
The USDA proposes to increase the line speed at poultry plants, which could endanger employees who already work long hours doing repetitive hand motions.
New studies show that many teachers are unhappy in their jobs—and in this climate of austerity, it's no wonder.
The protests in Wisconsin have inspired a new generation of candidates—and they’re winning.
The USDA proposes to increase line speed in poultry plants, but the debate is only about food safety. What about the workers?
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