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Women day laborers wait for cleaning jobs in Brooklyn, New York

Day laborers who clean for ultra-Orthodox Jewish households are learning about their rights.

NCAA press conference

The annual hoops hysteria known as March Madness generates a tidal wave of revenue—but the players don’t receive a dime of it.

Sheryl Sandberg

Feminists were quick—too quick—to question the Facebook COO's motives for writing Lean In, her self-help manifesto.

The heat is on big banks and CEOs as labor and community activists band together.

A doctor and patient

Disguised as health promotion, it’s another form of cost-shifting to employees, in which some will be unfairly penalized.

Sylvia Mathews Burwell

Under the leadership of Sylvia Mathews Burwell, the Walmart Foundation used generous gifts to grease the way for store expansions.

Union protest

American unions are in deep trouble. What’s the way out?

It’s time to tie worker rights to “Seneca Falls, Selma and Stonewall.”

“Money Out, Voting In” should become labor’s mantra.

Blogs

Workers won their jobs back with a three-week strike, but then got fired all over again.

March 20, 2013

The difficult conditions that affect domestic workers also plague nurses in hospitals.

March 20, 2013

The US’s guest worker program is riddled with holes—and abuse. Just ask McDonald’s workers on “cultural exchange.”

March 18, 2013

Thomas Perez once pushed for a domestic workers’ bill of rights. Could he help the movement at the federal level?

March 18, 2013

A nonprofit, Catholic healthcare giant makes hundreds of millions in profits, raises the salaries of corporate executives and asks workers earning $31,000 a year to pay a $3,100 deductible for healthcare.

March 18, 2013

What can women do to be treated equally? And what do men have to do with it?

March 13, 2013

Organizers say management retaliated against strikers by locking them out of their homes.

March 13, 2013

While unions have taken a battering in recent years, the US once exported labor rights to the world.

March 10, 2013

Progressives are making real headway on mandatory paid sick leave at the local level—but the conservative pushback is on. 

March 8, 2013