And they earn so little that missing a paycheck means a lot.
At its LA convention, organized labor vowed to reinvigorate organizing and strengthen progressive alliances. And not a moment too soon.
Defying stereotypes, the Model Alliance gets serious about organizing—and writes its own law to protect the most vulnerable models: children and young teens.
The New York City mayoral candidate talks labor issues, climate change, the NYPD and the legacy of A-Rod.
How corporate America used the Great Recession to turn good jobs into bad ones.
How low-wage food service workers are serving up justice.
The country's largest employer tried to compare the wages of their long-term employees to the stipends of Nation interns. The Daily Beast bought their spin.
Showdowns in Chicago, Philadelphia, New York City and beyond have turned out parents and teachers in droves—and revealed how out of touch education reformers really are.
In the wake of Bangladesh's Rana Plaza disaster, consumers are showing new interest in brands that do right by their workers.
Low-paid adjunct faculty, who are mostly female, have started unionizing for better pay—and winning.