by Bryce Covert Posted on February 27, 2015
New research from the IMF finds that declining unionization has been a big contributor to growing income inequality.
by Alan Pyke Posted on February 26, 2015 Updated: February 27, 2015
After escalating strikes and legal action in the U.S. have squeezed the fast food chain on its home turf, McDonald's is now under new pressure outside the country.
by Travis Waldron Posted on February 25, 2015 Updated: February 25, 2015
The NFLPA "stands together with the working families of Wisconsin" against right-to-work legislation, which Gov. Scott Walker is expected to sign should it pass.
by Alice Ollstein Posted on February 24, 2015 Updated: February 25, 2015
"This is not just an attack on unions. It's an attack on all Wisconsin families. And we're not going to stand for it," said Cindy Oden with the United Steelworkers.
by Alan Pyke Posted on February 17, 2015 Updated: February 17, 2015
After working without a contract for more than six months, dockworkers at west coast ports have been locked out by managers. The resulting economic disruption is costing the country billions of dollars.
by Alan Pyke Posted on February 16, 2015 Updated: February 16, 2015
Snow-sieged Boston is using prison inmates to help dig out from the latest in a series of harsh winter storms.
by Alan Pyke Posted on January 29, 2015 Updated: January 30, 2015
Don Thompson leaves McDonald's in a dire position, caught between frustrated shareholders, irate employees, and a pending legal case that could undermine the entire industry's business model.
by Travis Waldron Posted on January 23, 2015 Updated: January 22, 2015
Connecticut lawmakers began exploring athlete unionization after a UConn player complained of "hungry nights" during the 2014 NCAA Tournament.
by Bryce Covert Posted on January 22, 2015 Updated: January 22, 2015
Ten former employees say they were repeatedly harassed and then fired for not fitting the right profile.
by Travis Waldron Posted on January 14, 2015 Updated: January 15, 2015
The Nets sale could command a huge profit for Brooklyn's owner, despite his fumbling management of the team.