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Worried about toxic toys from China? Worry, too, about Chinese workers exposed to the poisons.

As the gap widens between rich and poor, millions of black workers are challenging African National Congress rule. How did a victory against apartheid turn into class war?

The issues at stake, especially GM's drive to shift the burden of healthcare, will affect workers throughout the industrialized economy--to say nothing of Campaign '08.

A scourge of health problems has nail salon workers wondering about the industry's safety standards.

A federal judge in San Francisco has put on hold new Homeland Security regulations designed to crack down on illegal immigrants in the workplace.

Almost entirely under the media radar, unemployed workers here are taking over bankrupt businesses and reopening them under democratic management.

SEIU President Andy Stern heads one of the strongest unions in the country. Why is he so cozy with corporations?

Michael Moore's healtcare documentary is less partisan, less outrageous--but more real--than anything he's done before.

Alarmist predictions of a talent shortage of high-tech workers are driving the race to the bottom.

Guilt-ridden mothers send ailing kids to school or daycare for fear of losing their jobs. Isn't it time for paid family leave?

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Bad retail jobs compound the deeper economic and social barriers that disproportionately affect blacks and Latinos.

June 2, 2015

The socially-minded brand has ignored the demands of migrant workers in its supply chain.

May 27, 2015

The fatal fire at a Philippines shoe factory exposes the ills of global free trade.

May 26, 2015

Los Angeles wage increase has huge implications for the city’s workers and the nationwide Fight for 15 movement.

May 22, 2015

Nominated for mayor of Philadelphia, a progressive teaches a lesson about coalition politics.

May 20, 2015

Employers exploit legal loopholes to keep poverty-wage workers from earning overtime wages.

May 18, 2015

Focusing too much on regulating retail workplaces and safety practices could let the products industry off the hook.

May 15, 2015

A conversation with the Roosevelt Institute’s Mike Konczal.

May 14, 2015

In a victory for the Fast Food workers movement, New York’s governor has created a path for wage increases through executive action.

May 13, 2015

The president’s suggestion that his critics do not understand trade issues is “absolutely inaccurate.”

May 11, 2015