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Guilt-ridden mothers send ailing kids to school or daycare for fear of losing their jobs. Isn't it time for paid family leave?

The educational odysseys of Hunter College's foreign-born graduates disprove the lies spread by anti-immigrant politicians.

The US guest-worker program has locked thousands in a modern-day form of indentured servitude.

Will a donation from Nike deflect Stanford's efforts to curb sweatshop labor in the making of its sports regalia?

The American labor movement must guard the interests of those it represents--even if it makes people in power uncomfortable.

How do the Chinese make such cheap TVs? By silencing, arresting and sometimes torturing labor rights activists.

John Edwards is meticulously laying the groundwork to become the candidate of organized labor, insisting prosperity can expand only if unionization expands.

The government is about to declare virtual disarmament against the lawbreakers.

A labor organizer was beaten to death after exposing exploitative labor practices in the United States and Mexico.

Passing progressive immigration legislation this year is a moral imperative. History is in our hands.

Blogs

Kaiser's workers and patients have had enough of epic waiting times and surging suicide rates.

January 26, 2015

Amid management intimidation, police violence and government disinterest, the movement is still pushing for better working conditions and fair compensation. 

January 23, 2015

As the unity government wrangles over management of the devastated Gaza Strip, government workers are striking for their overdue wages.

January 20, 2015

These workers have grueling jobs—but they’re still not eligible for minimum wages or overtime pay.

January 16, 2015

We’ve relegated Latino immigrants to the most dangerous jobs—and left them few effective ways to challenge mistreatment.

January 14, 2015

We banned police from the “house of labor.” Look at them now.

January 9, 2015

To fix social problems, we need to stop looking to marriage, and start creating more equitable public policy.

January 7, 2015

“Cloud labor” sites like Crowdflower may be the face of the future—but their wages are stuck in a sweatshop past.

January 5, 2015

The real tech revolution may not be in Silicon Valley but at a Nokia factory outside Chennai.

December 29, 2014

The USPS will deliver 15.5 billion pieces of mail this season. Yet it is threatened by devastating closures and cuts.

December 23, 2014