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President Obama is to be applauded for questioning Mitt Romney’s legacy, although his motives seem to be as opportunistic as those of Romney’s primary race opponents.
The swelling ranks of precarious workers—freelancers, independent contractors, interns—can learn much from domestic workers' efforts to gain legal rights.
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.