The new labor campaign against the retail giant faces daunting odds, and the stakes are high: most of us live in the Walmart economy.
This year’s historic strike wave is an indictment not just of the retail giant’s business model but of our broken labor laws.
Anthony Nahr, a Ghanaian immigrant, died in a garage adjoining a celebrity-filled luxury apartment building in Tribeca.
In the latest action against the union-busting low-wage retailer, labor organizers may have finally found a strategy that works.
The USDA proposes to increase the line speed at poultry plants, which could endanger employees who already work long hours doing repetitive hand motions.
The USDA proposes to increase line speed in poultry plants, but the debate is only about food safety. What about the workers?
It seems China’s labor practices are now to be admired rather than scorned, lest the American economy decline further in the new world order.
Anti-sweatshop activists are embracing Alta Gracia, a company that is going head-to-head with brands like Nike to sell socially responsible clothing on college campuses.
The traditional labor movement is hitting roadblocks trying to organize farmworkers. But campaigns that push the bounds of union organizing are finding success, on and off the farm.