To cope with the recession, some companies are cutting hours instead of employees. Will the trend have long-term effects?
Why many are calling for a modern incarnation of the Depression-era program.
The National Domestic Workers Alliance, which formed three years ago at the 2007 US Social Forum, celebrates the recent passage of the Domestic Workers Bill of Rights in New York.
Growing renewed relationships with our food, homes, and communities requires hard work. It’s time we embrace dirty hands.
Shutting down coal mines was a first step. Now Navajo activists are working for a new, green-jobs economy.
Wall Street's plunge shows what's wrong with phantom wealth. Why support that system when we could be creating jobs in the real economy?
A tough economy makes cross-race organizing more important than ever.
By actually regulating businesses and standing up for workers' rights, the new Department of Labor is part of a "quiet revolution" in government.
Why—and how—to make sure the stimulus creates jobs that are both green and equitable.
A tribute to Dave Moore, an icon of the civil rights and labor movements, who passed away in fall of 2009 at the age of 97.
Instead of having 10 percent unemployment, what if we worked 10 percent fewer hours?