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New York State Governor Eliot Spitzer had a good idea about how to issue driver's licenses to undocumented workers. Too bad he caved.

As the screenwriters strike enters its second week, take a moment to appreciate those without whom late night comics are struck mute, movies are left unmade and on TV, there's nothing but reality.

The city has backed away from its longstanding commitment to avoid procuring city workers' garments from offshore sweatshops.

The Gap has been caught selling garments made by child slaves in India. It's enough to make you vomit all over your new denim jacket.

The life and legacy of a fiery New York teachers' advocate gets caught in the crossfire of a changing liberal landscape.

President Bush's neglect of government-sponsored childcare programs has a steep price. Children are paying.

Americans spend more time on the job than workers in any other country. Isn't it time presumably labor-friendly Democrats did something about it?

To save the domestic auto industry, the UAW may end up killing itself.

Worried about toxic toys from China? Worry, too, about Chinese workers exposed to the poisons.

Blogs

Los Angeles wage increase has huge implications for the city’s workers and the nationwide Fight for 15 movement.

May 22, 2015

Nominated for mayor of Philadelphia, a progressive teaches a lesson about coalition politics.

May 20, 2015

Employers exploit legal loopholes to keep poverty-wage workers from earning overtime wages.

May 18, 2015

Focusing too much on regulating retail workplaces and safety practices could let the products industry off the hook.

May 15, 2015

A conversation with the Roosevelt Institute’s Mike Konczal.

May 14, 2015

In a victory for the Fast Food workers movement, New York’s governor has created a path for wage increases through executive action.

May 13, 2015

The president’s suggestion that his critics do not understand trade issues is “absolutely inaccurate.”

May 11, 2015

Labor advocates are harnessing the power of both workers and consumers to reform nail salons.

May 11, 2015

Following the NYU and UConn victories, graduates at Yale and other universities are demanding recognition as workers.

May 6, 2015

The May Day occupation is part of an escalating campaign to get the Guggenheim to end the exploitation of migrant workers at the museum's Abu Dhabi site.

May 4, 2015