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Republicans have accomplished what Democrats and unions never could: they’ve made the National Labor Relations Board a household name.

Unemployed mother

Women dominate growing sectors like retail and home healthcare—but the jobs there are grueling and the wages are low.

It seems China’s labor practices are now to be admired rather than scorned, lest the American economy decline further in the new world order.

An Apple store in China

Steve Jobs told Obama that Apple manufacturing jobs are never coming back to the US. Really?

Anti-Walker protests in Wisconsin

What does democracy look like? Try a grassroots campaign organized by ordinary citizens to recall their union-busting governor.

UFW flag

A Q&A with Frank Bardacke, whose new book Trampling Out the Vintage complicates the legend and legacy of Cesar Chavez.

A progressive labor slate has won a historic legislative victory, overturning the traditional Democratic machine.

Not content with their successful assaults on public workers, Republicans are set on destroying private sector unions, pushing “right to work” laws with false promises of job creation.

Anti-"Right to Work" protest

Not content with their successful assaults on public workers, Republicans are set on destroying private sector unions, pushing “right to work” laws with false promises of job creation.

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A group of thirty San Jose State students recently put their studies into practice and launched a campaign that has gained the support of young labor activists, community groups and faith-based organizations—and now the city of San Jose could see a pay raise because of it.

April 17, 2012

Want to end pay discrimination? All it takes is raising the minimum wage, increasing unionization and passing family leave policies!

April 17, 2012

Neither Republicans nor Democrats treat parenting as work, and thousands of poor women are living in poverty today as living proof of that fact.

April 16, 2012

Ann Romney is out of touch with most American women.

April 12, 2012

Wisconsin's anti-labor governor uses rocker's song "Small Town" at his first recall rally. Mellencamp responds with a pro-labor message.

April 12, 2012

Chris Hayes's take on the Mike Daisey controversy.

March 27, 2012

The country's largest industrial labor union is teaming up with the world’s largest worker-cooperative to put people to work in enterprises that build worker power.

March 27, 2012

A new book takes exciting and historic trends a step too far.

March 23, 2012

We pay more for the same products and services while making less money.

March 21, 2012

At a time when so many are so clear that the current system is not working—what might? Is it already happening?

March 21, 2012