by Alan Pyke Posted on October 2, 2014
Workers who talked about union organizing on the job were illegally disciplined in retaliation by a Michigan Burger King franchise.
by Bryce Covert Posted on September 24, 2014 Updated: September 24, 2014
Garment workers recently took to the streets to demand a minimum wage increase to $177 a month.
by Lauren C. Williams Posted on September 23, 2014
Amazon has a history of facilitating abusive working conditions and skirting labor laws to keep prices low.
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.
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.