In the evolving global economy, migrants facing virtual indentured servitude abroad—and coming home to debt and social isolation—feels like the new normal.
A sustained one-percentage-point decline in the unemployment rate is associated with a 9.4 percent rise in the wages of workers in the bottom quintile of the wage distribution.
The nurses’ unions focus on health gives them a unique perspective on climate change among organized labor.
Key national unions are stepping up to support the People's Climate March on September 21. But some green radicals say unions need to create their own climate protection strategy that democratizes the energy sector.
Incubator farms help seasonal workers start their own businesses, where they get better pay and the support of a community.
More than 400 workers and supporters were arrested on Thursday amid a nationwide wave of walkouts and demonstrations.
For low-wage workers, Seattle's minimum wage increase means a chance to go to college, pay the rent, and visit the dentist.
In Germany, auto workers get paid well and their companies still profit. Author Thom Hartmann on why living wages and corporate success don't have to be mutually exclusive.
What does it take to keep a massive co-op growing? Find out in this video profile of the people behind Cooperative Health Care Associates.
Cooperative Home Care Associates has 2,300 workers who enjoy good wages, regular hours, and family health insurance. With an investment of $1.2 million into the cooperative sector, New York City is hoping to build on the group's success.
More than 60 counties, cities, and states—and some corporations—are reducing discrimination against former offenders by removing one small box from job applications.
Activists built support for the ordinance by demonstrating that it would reduce poverty in the city.
The popularity of Piketty’s book should be a wake-up call for politicians. If inequality sells in the stores, it will sell at the polls as well.