Last week's walkout at the Smithfield Packing Company was a significant victory for labor organizers and exploited undocumented workers at the North Carolina plant.
This year will be remembered both for massive immigrants rights marches and
for the Al Qaedization of immigrants.
United Professionals, a new organization for college-educated workers at risk in a global economy, is joining the movement for economic justice.
Despite the split following the 2004 election, labor groups are gearing
up for the November elections like never before.
New York Knicks point guard Stephon Marbury is getting props with a $14.98 sneaker designed to appeal to low-income kids. But the criticism he's endured over
sweatshop labor shows it's hard to do good.
If you're depending on private savings accounts to get you through retirement, get ready for a bitter surprise, thanks to the crooks and incompetents charged with selling and running the funds.
Low wages, segregation and dangerous working conditions in a North
Carolina factory reveal a meatpacking industry where labor laws no
The organic label means your food is pesticide-free, but an
investigation into California farms reveals that the label means nothing but
pain for the workers who produced it.
The nation must address the working-class anxieties underlying the anti-Hispanic sentiments now rising in Middle America--and Congress must pass an enlightened immigration bill that is
both sensible and humane.
After pressure from the local newspaper and the City Council
questioning the use of sweatshop labor to create Pittsburgh Pirates regalia, Major League Baseball seems willing to listen to activists' complaints.