by Alan Pyke Posted on September 16, 2014
The trade group for franchise owners is lobbying Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) to help in their fight to preserve a business model that squeezes workers.
by Bryce Covert Posted on September 12, 2014 Updated: September 12, 2014
A handful of managers quit over what they say are understaffed conditions that led to brutally long hours.
by Bryce Covert Posted on September 11, 2014 Updated: September 11, 2014
Retail workers report rampant scheduling practices that wreak havoc on their lives.
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by Alan Pyke Posted on September 9, 2014
Companies strongly prefer to hire robots and outsource work rather than hire Americans. If forced to create jobs, they will be part-time ones.
by Alan Pyke Posted on September 8, 2014 Updated: September 8, 2014
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration has deemed a scrap metal company to be a "severe violator" of safety rules after years of neglect.
by Jeff Spross Posted on September 7, 2014 Updated: September 8, 2014
The Kentucky Senator took issue when the former Secretary of State called climate change "the most consequential, urgent, sweeping collection of challenges we face."
by Alan Pyke Posted on September 5, 2014
Strikes continue to spread around the country, and fast food workers are now employing nonviolent civil disobedience.
by Igor Volsky Posted on September 1, 2014
"I can't think of a problem in society that can't be traced in some way back to the abuses of organized labor, and it would be hypocritical of us to take a day off on its behalf."
by Alan Pyke Posted on July 31, 2014
Companies that want to do business with the government will have to take better care of their workers after a new Obama executive order takes effect.
by Alan Pyke Posted on July 29, 2014 Updated: July 29, 2014
In a significant victory for workers, federal labor officials have determined that McDonald's Corp. is the official employer of all McDonald's workers.