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My life as a temp in California’s Inland Empire, the belly of the online shopping beast.
Passenger service workers earn significantly lower wages than the largely unionized airline employees with whom they work. Now they’re organizing to change that.
A landmark ruling by the National Labor Relations Board says Walmart unlawfully harassed and fired employees for protesting.
Surging union growth and militancy is due to courageous leaders like Kalpona Akter: child laborer at 12, union president at 15, she’s now head of the Bangladesh Center for Worker Solidarity.
The country must find the political will to end this national disgrace.
Young farm workers are falling ill from “green tobacco sickness” while the industry denies it and government lets it happen.
Under pressure, the Obama administration withdrew rules barring young laborers from dangerous work—a decision with grave consequences for several families.
People like Luis Rivera are being locked out of the formal workforce forever thanks to one youthful mistake.
The devaluation of “content” is bad for readers and for democracy.
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