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Alarmist predictions of a talent shortage of high-tech workers are driving the race to the bottom.

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.

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Massachusetts’s disability and senior care workers just got a major pay raise.

June 29, 2015

Taxi drivers in the sharing economy are fighting to make inroads against labor exploitation.

June 26, 2015

When the green hype overpowers industrial safety, workers pay the price.

June 24, 2015

The New York State Labor Department’s fast food Wage Board this week showed why a pay raise can’t come soon enough for fast food workers.

June 17, 2015

Can web publishing’s freewheeling structure shake up received wisdom about wielding collective labor power?

June 16, 2015

The defeat of Obama’s trade deal may be the beginning of the end of the imperial presidency—and the start of a major comeback for the left.

June 15, 2015

Obama’s usual allies recognized that America needs fair trade, not free trade. 

June 12, 2015

This movement has made raising wages a big issue for 2016.

June 10, 2015

Amid revelations about threats posed by secret trade deals, a broad coalition tells Congress to just say "no."

June 3, 2015

While Bangladesh prosecutes culprits of the 2013 Rana Plaza disaster, victims’ families and other factory workers continue to suffer at the bottom of the industrial production chain.

June 3, 2015