by Alan Pyke Posted on November 7, 2014
Without them, the things you buy would never get from America's ports to your front door. They have been fighting for their labor rights for over a year. And now, the courts have given short-haul truck drivers something to celebrate.
by Bryce Covert Posted on October 16, 2014
More than 40 workers and supporters were arrested in New York and DC while calling for a $15 wage.
by Alan Pyke Posted on October 7, 2014
The Kansas Supreme Court's ruling in favor of FedEx drivers is the latest in a string of labor law decisions to go against the company.
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.