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Day laborers who clean for ultra-Orthodox Jewish households are learning about their rights.
Establishing lower pay for new hires, these agreements have undermined union solidarity by opening a gulf between generations.
Hilda Solis talks to The Nation about getting the Labor Department its teeth back, her worst moment as secretary and her legacy.
The new labor campaign against the retail giant faces daunting odds, and the stakes are high: most of us live in the Walmart economy.
Recent strikes against Walmart and fast food chains made waves, but the vast majority of service workers can’t afford to speak out.
This year’s historic strike wave is an indictment not just of the retail giant’s business model but of our broken labor laws.
A community college class made social justice happen on November 6.
In the latest action against the union-busting low-wage retailer, labor organizers may have finally found a strategy that works.
Industry leaders and their Senate allies are trying to kill reforms protecting immigrant workers.
How did we became a nation that fails to help its most needy citizens, and what can be done?