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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.
The Coalition of Immokalee Workers protests the fast-food company’s refusal to sign on to its fair labor initiative.
Months after the Rana Plaza factory disaster, victims’ families have received little to no compensation.
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.
Inside the new—and exploitative—temporary economy.
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.
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