By Alan Pyke on July 22, 2014
Detroit's bankruptcy plan cuts workers' pensions for years to come. So why did three-quarters of them vote for it?
By Bryce Covert on July 22, 2014
Debra Harrell is out of jail and reunited with her daughter but out of a job.
By Scott Keyes on July 22, 2014
According to a new study, nearly two of every three homeless women in San Francisco were abused during a six-month study.
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Carlos Slim argued that giving workers four days off a week will make them healthier and more productive.
A hedge fund is now the country's largest landlord, and the first formal study of living conditions for its tenants shows critics' concerns are justified.
By Bryce Covert on July 21, 2014
Charges against Shanesha Taylor are likely to be dropped and she is close to being reunited with her children.
By Shannon Greenwood on July 18, 2014
The government says the move is needed to draw the country out of extreme poverty, despite going against international standards.
By Annie-Rose Strasser on July 18, 2014
As fast food worker strikes raged, McDonald's employees say they were fired for trying to unionize.
By Josh Israel on July 17, 2014
Several traditional unions are aiming to boost membership, change public perceptions, and improve conditions for their members and other workers through new and creative methods.
By Aviva Shen on July 17, 2014
Microsoft is slashing 18,000 jobs and killing its new low-income phone series.