Nation Topics - Wages and Hours
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If Republicans are playing hardball, Democrats should too.
Defying stereotypes, the Model Alliance gets serious about organizing—and writes its own law to protect the most vulnerable models: children and young teens.
How corporate America used the Great Recession to turn good jobs into bad ones.
Low-paid adjunct faculty, who are mostly female, have started unionizing for better pay—and winning.
The Nation's Greg Kaufmann joined Stand Up! With Pete Dominick to argue that there are ways to alleviate poverty in America and that it starts with increasing the minimum wage.
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.
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