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As fashion's first couple, the Obamas can take a leading role in making sure US companies comply with global standards.
Day laborers who clean for ultra-Orthodox Jewish households are learning about their rights.
CEO Howard Schultz doesn’t like unions. But he’s happy to coerce his low-paid workers into joining a phony austerity campaign.
The new labor campaign against the retail giant faces daunting odds, and the stakes are high: most of us live in the Walmart economy.
This year’s historic strike wave is an indictment not just of the retail giant’s business model but of our broken labor laws.
Anthony Nahr, a Ghanaian immigrant, died in a garage adjoining a celebrity-filled luxury apartment building in Tribeca.
In the latest action against the union-busting low-wage retailer, labor organizers may have finally found a strategy that works.
The USDA proposes to increase the line speed at poultry plants, which could endanger employees who already work long hours doing repetitive hand motions.
The USDA proposes to increase line speed in poultry plants, but the debate is only about food safety. What about the workers?
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